April 24, 2014Excluding loving, committed same-sex couples from marriage in Oregon is unconstitutional, attorneys said during oral arguments today in Oregon’s marriage equality lawsuit, the Rummell v. Kitzhaber and Geiger v. Kitzhaber consolidated case.
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April 15, 2014Allowing 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.
April 1, 2014Attorneys representing Oregon United for Marriage filed an amicus brief today in the Geiger v. Kitzhaber and Rummell v. Kitzhaber consolidated marriage equality case making its way through the federal court in Eugene, Ore.
MEDIA RELEASE: Nike Steps Up to Lead with $280,000 to Support Freedom to Marry and Religious Protection Initiative
November 19, 2013Nike has just stood up for marriage equality in an unprecedented way, with a monumental financial contribution to support the Freedom to Marry Initiative.
MEDIA RELEASE: Oregon’s Episcopal Diocese becomes third in the nation to endorse the freedom to marry
November 18, 2013"This is a moment of resounding affirmation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members of The Episcopal Church in Oregon.”
October 25, 2013Oregon United for Marriage announced the hire of campaign manager Mike Marshall to lead the effort that will extend the freedom to marry to all of Oregon’s loving, committed couples.
October 15, 2013