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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.

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Press Releases

10th Circuit Concludes Oral Argument in Landmark Oklahoma Case

4/17/2014

Today a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral arguments in Bishop v. Smith, a federal case challenging Oklahoma’s ban on marriage for gay couples.

Young Conservatives Launch $1 Million Effort to Reform 2016 GOP Platform on Marriage

4/16/2014

Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry is launching a $1 million campaign to reform the national Republican Party platform between now and the 2016 GOP convention.

Federal Judge Rules Ohio Must Respect Married Same-Sex Couples

4/14/2014

Today U.S. District Judge Timothy Black struck down part of a constitutional amendment in Ohio that denies gay couples the freedom to marry and withholds legal respect for gay couples who have gotten married.

Freedom to Marry: With Appellate Argument Today, Marriage Campaign Entering “New Chapter”

4/10/2014

Today a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral arguments in Kitchen v. Herbert, a federal case challenging Utah’s ban on marriage for gay couples.

Freedom to Marry Launches National TV Ad Featuring Former GOP Senator

4/8/2014

As federal appeals courts begin to hear marriage cases across the country, Freedom to Marry released a national television ad featuring former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson. Simpson, a Republican, represented Wyoming for 18 years and held senior leadership positions.

Federal Judge to Order Ohio to Cease Discriminating Against Married Gay Couples

4/4/2014

Today U.S. District Judge Timothy Black announced that he will strike down part of a constitutional amendment in Ohio that denies legal respect to gay couples who have gotten married. He will issue the ruling on or before April 14.

Next Week: Freedom to Marry in the Mountain West

4/3/2014

Next week a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver is set to hear a significant case on the freedom to marry for gay couples.

Obama Administration to Respect Couples Married in Michigan

3/28/2014

Today Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the federal government would respect the legal marriages of same-sex couples in Michigan.

Republican Mayor to Chair Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

3/27/2014

Today Republican Mayor Kevin Faulconer of San Diego became a chair of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, joining fellow chairs Kasim Reed of Atlanta; Julián Castro of San Antonio; Michael Nutter of Philadelphia; Annise Parker of Houston; Greg Stanton of Phoenix; and Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles.

Former Miss Kentucky Joins Southerners for the Freedom to Marry

3/26/2014

Today Freedom to Marry announced that former Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent has joined the $1 million public education campaign Southerners for the Freedom to Marry as its newest honorary co-chair.

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