Family AND Marriage Equality

Originally posted at People for the American Way by Jen Herrick. 

It’s clear that, for the President, this isn’t just about couples getting married. It’s also about couples raising children with the sense of security that comes from family equality.

Just an hour after the big news broke, family equality was front and center at the New York Stock Exchange.

Our friends at Family Equality Council rang yesterday’s closing bell in celebration of International Family Equality Day.

PFAW and the African American Ministers in Action Equal Justice Task Force have joined with Family Equality Council and a broad coalition to support a wonderful bill called theEvery Child Deserves a Family Act, which would withhold a portion of federal funding from entities that discriminate in adoption and foster care placements based on the LGBT or marital status of prospective parents, or the LGBT status of the children involved. 

Continue reading at People for the American Way.