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Text LOVE to 877877: Be the first to know when the judge rules!

Be the first to know when a federal judge rules in the lawsuit challenging Oregon's ban on marriage for same-sex couples! Text LOVE to 877877 for breaking updates from Oregon United for Marriage.
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BREAKING: Federal judge denies NOM’s attempt to delay oral arguments

Today, Judge James McShane denied the D.C.-based National Organization for Marriage's attempt to delay oral arguments in the federal lawsuit challenging Oregon's ban on marriage for same-sex couples, scheduled for tomorrow at 1:30 in Eugene.

NOM doesn’t speak for Oregon. Join us at a vigil tonight!

On the day before oral arguments in Oregon's marriage case, the radical D.C.-based National Organization for Marriage filed a motion to intervene. But NOM doesn't speak for Oregon. And tonight, at vigils around the state, Oregonians will stand together to show that our state is ready for the freedom to marry.

Racial Justice Organizations Endorse Freedom to Marry

Three days before final arguments in Oregon’s marriage equality court case, 17 of Oregon’s largest racial justice organizations are voicing their support for the freedom to marry.

Kaiser Permanente supports the freedom to marry in Oregon!

Kaiser Permanente, a major health care provider, has announced its support of the freedom to marry in Oregon.

NEW STUDY: Marriage equality would boost the Oregon economy by $47.3 million

A new study released today shows that extending marriage to same-sex couples in Oregon would have a big payoff for the state's economy, generating upwards of $47.3 million in the first three years.

MEDIA RELEASE: UCLA research study: Marriage equality would boost Oregon economy $47.3 million

Allowing same-sex couples to marry would boost Oregon’s economy by $47.3 million over the first three years and generate 468 new jobs in the state, according to an independent research report conducted by UCLA’s Williams Institute.

Oregon Newspapers Against Discrimination: Eugene Register Guard

As Oregon newspapers begin to editorialize against discrimination, please take a moment to like and share each announcement like this one, to help us spread the word and encourage everyone to voice their opposition to discrimination in Oregon. Use the share buttons on this page to spread the word to your own networks

Greenlight Creative joins our growing coalition to support the freedom to marry

Greenlight Creative, a full service lighting production firm, has joined our coalition supporting marriage for same-sex couples in Oregon. The Portland-based company, is a major employer and service provider, boasting hundreds of clients in the PDX area.

KATU “Your Voice, Your Vote” Debate

The fight against discrimination has come to Oregon. A measure is in the ballot title process that would bring discrimination to our state in the most insidious way. The public debate on this measure has already begun, with a televised debate on KATU. Watch now.