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Freedom to Marry

January 6, 2015

Texas Freedom To Marry; Back In Court

Texas Republicans are continuing their discriminatory crusade against marriage equality, taking their case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit this Friday. While a lower district court ruled that Texas’ ban on same sex marriage was...
October 24, 2014

How to Talk to Your Crazy Uncle About Marriage Equality

Even as marriage equality sweeps across states throughout the country— 32 and counting — Texas Republicans remain hell bent on discriminating against LGBTQ Texans, using some insanely backwards and bigoted arguments to deny loving Texan couples the...
July 29, 2014

Abbott Appeals Marriage Ban, Refuses Petitions

Greg Abbott is proving—once again—just how out of touch and wrong for Texas he is. Yesterday, Attorney General Greg Abbott both refused to accept over 5,000 Equality Texas petitions asking him to respect every Texan’s freedom to marry and appealed the...
June 28, 2014

12,000 Texans Petition GOP to Support Freedom to Marry

Earlier this month, Progress Texas and Equality Texas joined forces to push back on the Republican ban on marriage. In just a few days, more than 12,000 Texans added their names to a petition asking Republican statewide elected officials and candidates to...
June 5, 2014

Freedom to Marry Petition Outnumbers Republican Delegates

Progress Texas has joined forces with Equality Texas to push back on the Republican ban on marriage for same-sex couples. As part of its convention in Fort Worth, the Texas Republican Party is hosting a rally in support of Attorney General Greg Abbott’s...