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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] - 315.207.3983

Freedom to Marry
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Press Releases

One Year After Historic Windsor Ruling: Momentum for the Freedom to Marry Reaches Record Highs


This Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in U.S. v. Windsor, which struck down the core of the federal so-called Defense of Marriage Act and found marriage discrimination unconstitutional.

U.S. Conference of Mayors Calls on U.S. Supreme Court to Promptly Rule in Favor of Marriage


At its annual meeting today in Dallas, the U.S. Conference of Mayors overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on federal courts, including the Supreme Court, to expeditiously bring an end to marriage discrimination against gay couples nationwide.

Louisville’s Fischer Joins Mayors for the Freedom to Marry


In advance of a meeting by the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Dallas, Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville today joined Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a broad-based and nonpartisan group of mayors who believe that all people should be able to share in the love and commitment of marriage.

Administration Moves to Provide Federal Protections to Married Gay Couples


Today Freedom to Marry applauded the Obama Administration’s announcement that it will take additional steps to more fully meet the constitutional requirement of equal treatment of married gay couples.

200+ Georgia Lawyers Announce Support for the Freedom to Marry


Today, Southerners for the Freedom to Marry – in partnership with Georgia Equality – launched a pledge signed by 206 lawyers who support the freedom of same-sex couples in Georgia to marry.

Freedom to Marry and Shiraz Events Launch Wedding Contest


Today Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, and Shiraz Events, the award-winning design, production, wedding planning and catering company, announced a new online partnership and promotion.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Marriage Ban


Today a Wisconsin federal judge ruled in Wolf v. Walker that the state’s marriage ban is unconstitutional.

Lawsuits Filed in Every State Without the Freedom to Marry


Today, seven committed same-sex couples are suing the state of North Dakota in federal court for the freedom to marry. With the addition of North Dakota, every U.S. state without the freedom to marry has at least one active marriage lawsuit.

Conservatives Launch Tour to Remove Anti-Gay Language from National GOP Platform


Today Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry begins a national tour in key 2016 swing states as part of its "Reform the Platform" initiative to strike anti-gay language from the national GOP platform.

Republican Congressman Dent Supports the Freedom to Marry


Today Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) endorsed the freedom to marry. His support comes as loving, committed gay and lesbian couples begin marrying in Pennsylvania after Governor Corbett, a Republican, did not appeal a federal court ruling last week.

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