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.
- Monday, June 17, 2013CHICAGO — Equality Illinois, a statewide LGBT advocacy group, said Monday it plans to launch a $500,000 effort to promote same-sex marriage ahead of the 2014 election.
- Thursday, April 11, 2013PORTLAND, Maine -- A lawyer for the leading national advocacy group opposing same-sex marriage told Maine's highest court Thursday that the First Amendment shields it from having to reveal its donor list to state officials.
- Monday, April 8, 2013PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court will hear arguments this week on a national anti-gay-marriage group's efforts to keep its donor list confidential.
- Friday, March 15, 2013National Organization for Marriage board chairman John Eastman on Friday said comments he made to the Associated Press earlier this week "grossly misrepresents" his views on adoption.
- Thursday, March 14, 2013Just two weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California's ban on same-sex marriage, National Organization for Marriage (NOM) Board Chairman…
- Monday, March 4, 2013The family of Tyler Clementi -- backed by GLAAD, the Human Rights the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and Equality Matters -- on Monday called on Jennifer Roback Morse of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) to…
- Monday, February 25, 2013ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The National Organization for Marriage on Monday said it will spend $500,000 to defeat Republican lawmakers in Minnesota who vote to legalize same-sex marriage.
- Monday, February 11, 2013NEW YORK -- DC Comics has come under fire from LGBT fans and advocates for hiring anti-gay activist and novelist Orson Scott Card to write for their new digital "Adventures of Superman."
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013SAN FRANCISCO -- ProtectMarriage.com, the principal advocacy group backing California's Proposition 8, a 2008 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, is suffering serious fundraising shortfalls, according to their attorney, Andrew Pugno.
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013Working to deny good, taxpaying LGBT citizens their right to civil marriage is a lucrative business for Brian Brown, President of the National Organization for Marriage. According to activist Fred Karger, founder of Rights Equal Rights,…