Today, One Iowa and Freedom to Marry—the campaign to win marriage nationwide—unveiled a new public education campaign: Why Marriage Matters Iowa.
Why Marriage Matters Iowa aims to grow state support for marriage for gay and lesbian couples by promoting conversations across the state about loving and committed Iowan couples, and how marriage strengthens them, their families, and their communities. The goal of Why Marriage Matters Iowa is to build solid majority support for marriage by equipping supporters with the tools to effectively tell their stories and engage in conversations about how sharing in the commitment of marriage has helped families and hurts no one.
Evan Wolfson, Founder and President of Freedom to Marry joined One Iowa this week to unveil the new campaign. "Freedom to Marry is proud to be partnering with One Iowa on this public education campaign to explain why gay and lesbian couples want to share in marriage because we know that as more people talk to their friends, neighbors, family members and colleagues about why marriage matters to them, support for the freedom to marry grows," Wolfson said. "Iowans deserve the opportunity to get back to basics and hear about these couples and their kin, think about true love and commitment, and talk not about political agendas, but real stories of real people living in Iowa."
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