For Immediate Release
Mayors from Across the Country to Launch Mayors for the Freedom to Marry
WASHINGTON - Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, will launch Mayors for the Freedom to Marry at a press conference during the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C. today. 80 Republican, Democrat and Independent mayors from cities across the country have pledged to support gay and lesbian couples’ freedom to marry. By joining the group, mayors hope to expand public and political support for ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.
Journalists who are uable to make it in person will be able to conference in by phone. Those interested in dialing into the press conference by phone should please contact Angela Dallara at firstname.lastname@example.org /
Freedom to Marry is the gay and non-gay partnership working to win marriage equality nationwide. Headed by Evan Wolfson, one of America's leading civil rights advocates and lawyers, Freedom to Marry brings new resources and a renewed context of urgency and opportunity to this social justice movement.