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Oregon’s marriage equality lawsuit: Attorneys argue that marriage ban is unconstitutional

Excluding 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.

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.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Oregon United for Marriage files amicus brief in marriage equality case

Attorneys 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.

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


MEDIA RELEASE: Nike Steps Up to Lead with $280,000 to Support Freedom to Marry and Religious Protection Initiative

Nike has just stood up for marriage equality in an unprecedented way, with a monumental financial contribution to support the Freedom to Marry Initiative.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Oregon’s Episcopal Diocese becomes third in the nation to endorse the freedom to marry

"This is a moment of resounding affirmation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members of The Episcopal Church in Oregon.”

MEDIA RELEASE: Native American Youth and Family Center endorses Freedom to Marry


MEDIA RELEASE: One year to go, thousands gather for marriage house parties


MEDIA RELEASE: Oregon United for Marriage Hires Veteran Campaign Manager Mike Marshall

Oregon 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.

MEDIA RELEASE: adidas America endorses Oregon Freedom to Marry