Supporters of marriage equality made it a clean sweep on Tuesday night when Minnesota voters narrowly rejected a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Maine, Maryland and Washington state voters all approved same-sex marriage at the ballot box.
“This election is, by far, the most important vote LGBT Americans have ever faced. Our equality is on the line and only one political party has our back: Democrats. Your vote matters and so does the party you choose at the ballot box.”
Brad Pitt has agreed to match contributions from HRC members and supporters up to $100,000 in order to direct resources to the marriage campaigns entering their final week in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington state.
President Barack Obama on Thursday reaffirmed his support for marriage equality, and called on Americans to support the freedom to marry when they vote on ballot measures in Maine, Maryland and Washington.