PORTLAND TIMBERS AND PORTLAND THORNS ORGANIZATION ENDORSE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BALLOT CAMPAIGN [ via OregonLive ]
The Portland Timbers and Thorns announced their endorsement of the Freedom to Marry and Religious Protection Initiative today, becoming the first major U.S. professional sports teams to endorse a same-sex marriage ballot campaign.
“We are proud to support Oregon United for Marriage and its efforts to secure the freedom to marry for all Oregonians next November,” Timbers and Thorns owner Merritt Paulson said in a prepared statement.
Portland Timbers wins and advances to play Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) in fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup. June 12 at Jeld-Wen Field. #RCTID (at JELD-WEN Field)