Freedom to Marry on Thursday announced it's investing $800,000 in six states where lawmakers are considering gay marriage bills: Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey and Rhode Island.

“Building on our 4 for 4 ballot victories in November, Freedom to Marry is calling on supporters to join us in continuing the momentum and winning still more states in 2013,” Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry, said in a statement. “With the clock ticking on the Supreme Court's review of marriage cases, we want to make as much progress as we can – and with battles already under way now in state capitals, we all need to put our money where our momentum is.”

The group said it hoped to raise and invest $2 million toward securing marriage equality in 2013 through its Win More States Fund.

Richard Carlbom, campaign manager for Minnesotans United for All Families, said the contributions “couldn't come at a more critical time.”

“As we move toward securing the freedom to marry for our state, this investment shows the level of commitment and confidence that soon all loving and committed couples can join marriage in Minnesota. Freedom to Marry continues to be an outstanding leader and partner to all those who believe love is love and it belongs to everybody,” he said.

Ray Sullivan, campaign director for Rhode Islanders United for Marriage, said his group was “thrilled to have the support of Freedom to Marry.”