Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Same-Sex Marriage Rights

March for Marriage Equality This Saturday in Seattle

March for Marriage Equality This Saturday in Seattle
The March for Marriage event sponsored by Social Outreach Seattle (SOSea) will commence at Cal Anderson Park with notable confirmed attendees on the speaking docket, including Rep. Jamie Pedersen. ...
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Washington State Senator Ed Murray Joins Representatives Maureen Walsh and Jamie Pedersen to Approve R-74

Washington State Senator Ed Murray Joins Representatives Maureen Walsh and Jamie Pedersen to Approve R-74
Social Outreach Seattle (SOSea) has released the first two of over 10 Approve Referendum 74 campaign ads to be released one a day, once a day, from October ...
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Marriage Fact Check Challenges Broad Assertions in Televised Debate on R74

Marriage Fact Check Challenges Broad Assertions in Televised Debate on R74
Washington United for Marriage (WUM), the broad coalition supporting R-74 and the state’s bipartisan marriage law, unleashed its marriagefactcheck.com on recent assertions made by Joseph Backholm, the chair ...
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Democratic National Convention Platform Committee Approves Final Marriage Equality Plank

Democratic National Convention Platform Committee Approves Final Marriage Equality Plank
The announcement comes on the heels of a unanimous decision to publicly support marriage equality next month at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. ...
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The Democratic National Convention Adds Marriage Equality to 2012 Platform

The Democratic National Convention Adds Marriage Equality to 2012 Platform
The Democratic National Convention will add marriage equality to their platform in 2012. The announcement comes after a unanimous decision Sunday. ...
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Mayor Bloomberg: Same-Sex Weddings Boosted Economy $259 Million in First Year

Mayor Bloomberg: Same-Sex Weddings Boosted Economy $259 Million in First Year
Approximately 235,900 hotel room nights were booked, more than 40,000 wedding announcements were printed, and 47,445 wedding favors were purchased all adding up to additional revenue for New York City. ...
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OPINION: PrideFest: Recommit, Recharge for Fight Ahead

OPINION: PrideFest: Recommit, Recharge for Fight Ahead
Sen. Patty Murray discusses the need for equal treatment under the law regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or gender identity. ...
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President Obama to Halt Deportatio​n of Undocument​ed Youth, DHS Reports

President Obama to Halt Deportatio​n of Undocument​ed Youth, DHS Reports
Those who demonstrate that they meet the criteria will be eligible to receive deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and will be eligible to apply for work authorization. ...
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Washington United for Marriage Launches Approve R-74 Ad Campaign

Washington United for Marriage Launches Approve R-74 Ad Campaign
Washington United for Marriage today launched two video testimonials making the case that marriage matters to all families in Washington. ...
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BREAKING: U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional

BREAKING: U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional
U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that it was unconstitutional to deny same-sex married couples tax, health and pension benefits in states where it is legal for same-sex marriages to be performed. ...
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