The United States Conference of Mayors reaffirms its support of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples and urges the federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, to speedily bring national resolution by ruling in favor of the freedom to marry nationwide.
All of this progress, this joy, this momentum, didn’t just happen. It wasn’t the product of one organization, one person, one case, one state, one battle, or even one decade. We celebrate tonight the Freedom to Marry strategy that - through the movement’s embrace, involvement, and investment - brought us this momentum and progress and will bring us to our goal: the freedom to marry nationwide.
In April 2014, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry kicked off a new campaign to "Reform the Platform," removing anti-gay, anti-marriage language from the 2016 Republican Party platform. Here is the full text of the proposed platform language.