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Freedom to Marry is the leading campaign working to win marriage nationwide. We work with a diverse range of partner organizations and supporters from across the country to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from the responsibilities, protections, and commitment of marriage. To learn more about Freedom to Marry, visit About Us.

Reporters looking for a factual breakdown of marriage and relationship recognition laws for same-sex couples in the U.S. can visit our "Where State Laws Stand" webpage.

For press inquires and further information, contact:

Angela Dallara, Media Relations Manager - angela [at] freedomtomarry.org - 315.207.3983

Freedom to Marry
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Press Releases

Tennessee Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Couples’ Marriages

3/14/2014

Today a federal judge in Tennessee ruled that state officials must respect the marriages of three same-sex couples whose lawsuit challenges the state’s marriage ban.

Lance Bass Appears in New Video on Winning Marriage in the South

3/13/2014

Today Southerners for the Freedom to Marry released a web ad featuring Mississippi-born musician Lance Bass and his fiancé Michael Turchin about their support for marriage for same-sex couples. The ad, the second in a series, is part of a $1 million campaign to grow majority support for marriage in the South.

Record-High Poll Numbers Confirm America is Ready for the Freedom to Marry

3/5/2014

A new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows a record-high 59% of Americans support marriage for same-sex couples, with only 34% opposed.

The Freedom to Marry Moves West, Powered by GOP Support

3/4/2014

Businesses, religious leaders and organizations, civil rights groups, military groups, family law experts, and prominent individuals, including approximately 20 Republican political leaders, today submitted friend-of-the-court briefs urging the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to strike down marriage bans in Utah and Oklahoma.

Kentucky AG Won’t Appeal Marriage Ruling

3/4/2014

Today attorney general Jack Conway of Kentucky said he won’t appeal an order by a federal judge to respect the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

TX Federal Court Rules in Favor of Freedom to Marry

2/26/2014

Today a federal judge in San Antonio joined judges in Utah, Ohio, Oklahoma, Kentucky and Virginia in ruling that bans on same-sex couples marrying or recognizing out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples are unconstitutional.

Freedom to Marry Launches $1 Million Marriage Campaign in South

2/24/2014

Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, today launched a $1 million multi-state campaign to build majority support for marriage in the South.

NM Concludes Session Upholding the Freedom to Marry with Bipartisan Support

2/20/2014

In an historic victory for the freedom to marry in New Mexico, the state’s legislative session ended today and by its inaction, resoundingly rejected a proposal that sought to strike down the state Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling for marriage.

Oregon AG Refuses to Defend State Anti-Marriage Amendment

2/20/2014

Today Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said she will no longer defend Oregon’s state ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

Federal judge declares Virginia’s marriage ban unconstitutional

2/13/2014

Today a federal judge ruled the Virginia ban on the freedom to marry unconstitutional. The ruling was stayed pending appeal.

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