March 5, 2014“Freedom is the ability to go into a store and a restaurant and know that you won't be refused service because of who you are or who you love.” That’s what President Obama said in a speech about recent efforts around the country to use “religious freedom” as a guise to allow discrimination against LGBT people.
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February 28, 2014In 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.
February 26, 2014Earlier today, a federal judge ruled that Texas' ban on marriage for same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
February 25, 2014We'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.
February 24, 2014The 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.”
February 20, 2014At 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.
February 20, 2014We’ve never been more committed to bringing the freedom to marry to all Oregonians—and we will win in 2014.
February 4, 2014“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.”
January 30, 2014A storytelling breakout session from last night's Communities of Color Speakers Bureau Training at our Portland office.