Freedom To Marry
The man who led the successful effort to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota has taken a top job with a group pushing to make it legal in more U.S. states. New York-based Freedom to Marry raises funds and works on strategies for same-sex marriage drives nationwide.
Three national gay rights groups are recruiting volunteers to send to Minnesota and three other states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall.
The Freedom to Marry campaign is releasing its first ad against the November marriage amendment.
A Michigan philanthropist has donated $325,000 to a group opposing a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage in Minnesota.