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National Organization for Marriage (NOM)

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is an American non-profit political organization established in 2007 to work against legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States. It was formed in 2007 specifically to pass California’s Proposition 8 prohibiting same-sex marriage in California. The group has opposed civil union legislation and opposes gay adoption. Its current president is Brian S. Brown.

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National Organization for Marriage reacts: ‘We are not defeated’

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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The National Organization for Marriage reacted Wednesday to its stunning loss in four states where marriage equality initiatives were on the ballot.

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Rubio participating in NOM robocalls against marriage equality

Friday, November 2, 2012
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Rising Republican star Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is speaking out against same-sex marriage in robocalls being sent to voters in states deciding the issue at the ballot and presidential election swing states, according to an anti-gay group.

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AFER debunks NOM’s new marriage propaganda video

Friday, October 26, 2012
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The American Foundation for Equal Rights is debunking a new video by the National Organization for Marriage -- entitled "Marriage 101" -- calling it propaganda that includes claims that NOM knows are not true.

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NOM mastermind Frank Schubert makes millions selling LGBT discrimination

Friday, October 19, 2012
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National Organization for Marriage (NOM) strategist Frank Schubert has made nearly $3 million selling anti-LGBT discrimination in just the past year, according to NOM Exposed, a project of the Human Rights Campaign.

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NOM promotes article comparing gay parents to rapists, sexual predators

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
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Pay attention, gay folks. There is seems to be a quiet war going on against our rights to be surrogate parents. Via the NOM blog, I found this highly offensive piece, The New Sexual Predators. In it, the author, Alana S. Newman compares gay couples...

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U.S. Supreme Court refuses NOM’s challenge to Maine donor laws

Monday, October 1, 2012
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The U.S. Supreme Court has denied another request from an anti-gay group challenging financial disclosure laws in Maine that require the organization to reveal who donated to the 2009 marriage ballot initiative campaign.

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Another embattled GOP lawmaker who voted for same-sex marriage in NY wins primary

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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NEW YORK -- In a closely watched contest and by the narrowest of margins, Republican New York State Sen. Stephen Saland, one of four GOP senators to cast votes in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, appears headed to victory in his primary battle against challenger Neil Di Carlo.

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NOM pumping $250K into anti-gay marriage campaign in Maine

Saturday, September 22, 2012
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PORTLAND, Maine -- The National Organization for Marriage on Thursday transferred $250,000 to the Protect Marriage Maine political action committee, to aid in spearheading the campaign against Maine's November ballot initiative seeking to legalize same-sex marriage.

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New York GOP lawmaker who supported gay marriage survives primary

Friday, September 14, 2012
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- New York State Sen. Mark Grisanti (R-Buffalo), one of the four Republicans who voted in favor of a marriage equality bill last year, and who has since been targeted by the anti-gay the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) because of that vote, won his GOP primary race Thursday.

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Meet Harry Jackson, Maryland’s leading anti-gay race baiter

Saturday, August 18, 2012
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Bishop Harry Jackson is one of the leading anti-gay voices working to repeal Maryland’s proposed marriage equality law in November, and he’s being bankrolled heavily by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), according to a new report from Mother Jones.

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