Category Archives: Marriage Equality

Obama Endorses Marriage Equality

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced his support of marriage for gays and lesbians during an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts. Continue reading

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Gallup: Half of Americans Support Marriage Equality

A new Gallup poll shows that half of Americans support marriage for gays and lesbians. Continue reading

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Eleven State Democratic Party Chairs Endorse Marriage Equality Platform Plank

Texas Democratic Party Chair Boyd Richie is among the 11 state Democratic Party chairs who announced on Thursday their support of a proposal that would add marriage for same-sex couples to their party’s 2012 platform. Continue reading

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O’Malley Signs Marriage Equality Bill

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday signed a bill that will allow gays and lesbians to marry. “The Governor’s signature today puts Maryland on the road to fairness for all families,” said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.  “This victory … Continue reading

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Maryland Senate Passes Marriage Equality Bill

The Maryland Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would allow same-sex couples to marry. The 25-22 vote came less than a week after the House of Delegates approved the same measure. “It’s thrilling that Maryland is poised to make … Continue reading

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Romney Highlights Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage in CPAC Speech

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney touted his opposition to marriage for same-sex couples in a speech he gave at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday. “On my watch, we fought hard and prevented Massachusetts from becoming … Continue reading

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N.H. Lawmakers Expected to Vote on Marriage Equality Repeal Bill Next Week

New Hampshire lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill next week that would repeal the state’s marriage equality law. Sources familiar with the legislative calendar indicate that the vote will likely take place on Jan. 18. The measure is … Continue reading

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