USA: Freedom to Marry Says Marriage Equality Fight Will Likely Cost $100 Million

Written by scott on July 17th, 2013

Freedom to MarryFreedom to Marry has laid out a roadmap for marriage equality in the rest of the USA, and thinks it will cost $100 Million. SDGLN reports:

The strategy calls for accelerated goals for winning more states, ending federal discrimination, and growing and diversifying public support. Based on work to date nationally and in the states, including what it takes to do public education groundwork and build and run successful ballot campaigns, Freedom to Marry estimates the cost of this push to finish the job to be more than $100 million, of which Freedom to Marry is determined to raise and contribute one quarter or more, building on its success at becoming the nation’s largest funder of marriage work.

By 2016, the goal is to increase public support above 60%, finish the repeal of DOMA, and have more than 50% of Americans living in a state that recognizes marriage equality. The 2 1/2 year plan is here.

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