The Supreme Court’s recent decision not to take up challenges to state amendments banning same-sex marriage has had two significant effects – it has expanded marriage to 30 states and reignited the political conversation around marriage equality in the 2014 midterms. Read more.
The world is changing and so are Republicans. Since 2011, Republican support for full legal rights has grown by 11 points, while oppositions to any legal recognition has fallen by 7 points. Read more.
"I support the right of all Americans to marry the person they love and choose because I believe doing so promotes both values: it keeps politicians out of the most private and personal aspects of peoples’ lives – while also encouraging more families to form and more adults to make a lifetime commitment to one another." Read more.
"Same-sex couples should have the right to civil marriage. Our time on this earth is limited, I know that better than most. Life comes down to who you love and who loves you back— government has no place in the middle." Read more.
Read the full brief filed with the United States Supreme Court from leading social and political conservatives. Read more.
“A number of states, including my home state of Maine, have now legalized same-sex marriage, and I agree with that decision.” Read more.
"I have come to believe that if two people are prepared to make a lifetime commitment to love and care for each other in good times and in bad, the government shouldn’t deny them the opportunity to get married." Read more.