Posts Tagged ‘Maine Freedom to Marry Coalition

Senator Simpson speaking to why civil unions is not equality, “It is fundamentally unfair to treat one class of people differently under the law” “I have to stand up…and vote with hope…for the pending motion.”

The public hearing of the marriage bill has been changed to WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 at the AUGUSTA CIVIC CENTER. Given the overwhelming number of people on both sides who are planning to attend the hearing, the Legislature made the decision to move the location to the Augusta Civic Center on the nearest available day, Wednesday […]

A new video released by the Maine Freedom to Marry Coalition called “Respect and Fairness: The Heart of Who We Are in Maine” presents parents and educators talking about the importance of marriage equality in Maine.  Superintendent Paul Knowles says of families led by gay and lesbian parents, “…We welcome them into our schools and […]

A bill to be considered this legislative session would legalize marriage between same sex couples. Pat Peard, of the Maine Freedom to Marry Coalition, acknowledges that lawmakers have a lot to deal with this session but the time for this bill has come.