All posts for the month February, 2014
Oregonian Edit

The Oregonian: “Ballot measure has always been a means to an end”

In an editorial published yesterday, The Oregonian tackles the rapidly shifting landscape for the freedom to marry in Oregon in both the Courts and at the ballot. As momentum to achieve marriage for same-sex couples advances in the Courts like never before, the paper says it's wise to shift our campaign's resources to defending any attacks on freedom -- namely, the proposed initiative that would permit businesses to openly discriminate against same-sex couples.

Federal judge strikes down Texas’ marriage ban

Earlier today, a federal judge ruled that Texas' ban on marriage for same-sex couples is unconstitutional.

Join us on our March Statewide Tour

We're kicking off a statewide tour over the next few weeks to connect with our supporters across the state to talk about the rapidly changing movement landscape and next steps for the campaign in Oregon.
Editorial Oregonian

The Oregonian: “Ellen Rosenblum’s refusal to defend Oregon’s ban is wise and timely”

The Oregonian is cheering on Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum for her decision to not defend the state’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, calling her announcement “wise and timely.”

Attorney General Rosenblum: Oregon’s ban on marriage is indefensible

At a press conference this morning, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced that Measure 36 -- the constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples in Oregon -- is indefensible.

An incredible day for the freedom to marry in Oregon!

We’ve never been more committed to bringing the freedom to marry to all Oregonians—and we will win in 2014.

BREAKING NEWS: Oregon United for Marriage Celebrates Attorney General’s Statement Calling Measure 36 Indefensible


#2 Oregon House Republican Supports Same-Sex Marriage

“If as Republicans we truly embrace the values of freedom, equality, and fairness, then I believe we must recognize that those rights should be applied equally to all.”