Ninth Circuit not to rehear en banc (in front of an eleven-judge panel) the landmark case that found California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional earlier this year.
News: Marriage Equality
In a 3-0 ruling, the First Circuit Court of Appeals found the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. Sign here to support the freedom to marry.
We’re honored to have many people of faith active in our campaign for the freedom to marry in Oregon. This week, we’d like to introduce you to Rev. Tara Wilkins, Executive Director of the Community of Welcoming Congregations.
The Lead Organizer will build support in Oregon for civil marriage for committed gay and lesbian couples by growing an intensive and large-scale grassroots field program and developing volunteer leadership.
Ever get the impression that anti-equality organizations are trying to drive a wedge between LGBT communities and people of color? It’s not your imagination. And now there’s proof.
The group offers support, information and tools necessary to nurture healthy LGBTQ families. Meetings will vary in content offering themes, special topics and guest presenters.
Join Basic Rights Oregon today to build a Majority for Marriage by sharing the video of Maureen’s speech – and educating our friends and neighbors.
This is an amazing day in history for the Pacific Northwest and the cause of equality. We send our congratulations to the state of Washington.
“Today’s ruling is a victory for all loving and committed same-sex couples in California and across the nation,” said Jeana Frazzini, Executive Director of Basic Rights Oregon. “We applaud the 9th Circuit for standing on the right side of history.”