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HRC, Freedom to Marry, Task Force Launch United for Marriage Campaign

Post submitted by Dan Rafter, Former HRC Associate Director of Communications

HRC, Freedom to Marry, and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund launched United for Marriage this morning, a national effort to recruit volunteers for the state marriage campaigns.

The campaign will use two programs to harness the growing support for marriage for same-sex couples nationwide into concrete, on-the-ground action before voters decide on the freedom to marry in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington on Nov. 6:

  • Volunteer Vacation, in which volunteers commit a week to one of the state campaigns, is recruiting now.
  • Drive for Marriage, to be unveiled later, will place volunteers in states near them for a weekend.

United for Marriage believes 2012 is a crucial chapter in securing marriage for all loving couples, with numerous court and legislative victories in recent years and recent polls showing that a majority of Americans now support marriage equality.

Learn more at www.unitedformarriage.org.

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