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August 6, 2014Tom Simplot is a an attorney and was the first openly gay member to serve on the Phoenix City Council. Today, he joins a coalition of more than 150 lawyers who are speaking out for the freedom to marry.
July 30, 2014Support for the freedom to marry in almost every major demographic group continues to grow. According to a recent poll by the Pew Research Center, religious Americans increasingly support the freedom to marry.
July 29, 2014Amazing news! The Episcopal Diocese of Arizona has formally endorsed the freedom to marry in Arizona for all loving and committed same-sex couples.
July 21, 2014Now that the plaintiffs challenging our state’s marriage ban filed a motion for summary judgment asking the presiding judge to rule without a trial, we could receive a ruling at any moment. So on the day a ruling comes down, we need to be ready. We are hosting Decision Day events in Phoenix and Tucson and we hope you can join us.
July 16, 2014In an op-ed published in the Phoenix Business Journal, Cicely Rocha-Miller—owner and senior consultant for Life Design Event Planning in Phoenix—says extending marriage to same-sex couples isn't just the right thing to do, but it's good for business too.
July 15, 2014Tucson City Council Regina Romero is proud to add her name to the growing chorus of elected officials across Arizona who are speaking out for marriage equality. For Council Romero, there's never been any doubt that same-sex couples and their families should be treated equally under the law.
July 11, 2014Arizona's marriage case is now on the fast track after plaintiff couples filed a motion for summary judgement asking the presiding judge in the case to rule without a trial.
July 9, 2014In order to treat our longtime supporters who are committed to stick with us until the very end, we are inviting you to a ballgame to watch the Diamondbacks vs. Cubs on Sunday, July 20th at 1 pm.
June 26, 2014Sign our petition now and urge Attorney General Tom Horne to stop defending Arizona's ban on marriage for same-sex couples.
June 12, 2014On Saturday, Why Marriage Matters Arizona was given the BJ Bud Community Spirit Award by Phoenix Pride at their annual gala
June 11, 2014Apply for an internship with Why Marriage Matters Arizona and be a part of our historic campaign to win the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Arizona!
The Williams Institute: Extending Marriage To Same-Sex Couples Would Add An Estimated $61.9 Million To State Economy
June 10, 2014In a new study released by the Williams Institute, extending marriage to gay and lesbian Arizonans would generate $61.9 million in spending for the state economy and $5.1 million in state and local tax revenue.
May 28, 2014Yesterday, clergy from across the state gathered in Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff to show that the freedom to marry has strong support amongst Arizona’s religious community.
May 21, 2014We have added a faith director, Rev. Peevey to our team here at Why Marriage Matters Arizona! Come say hello.