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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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DC Comics provokes protest over hiring of anti-gay activist, writer

Monday, February 11, 2013
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NEW 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." [...]

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Gay marriage opponents running out of cash ahead of Supreme Court hearing

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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SAN 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. [...]

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NOM’s Brian Brown earns $500K working to deny civil marriage rights to gays

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Working 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, tax returns for the NOM reveal that Brown earned more than $500,000 in 2011. [...]

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NOM’s Brian Brown: Gays ‘are already treated equally under the law’

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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The National Organization for Marriage on Tuesday criticized — to no one’s surprise — President Barack Obama’s LGBT-inclusive inaugural address, calling it an attempt to “further divide the nation on the question of what is marriage.” [...]

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NOM’s Brian Brown boasts France doesn’t support ‘redefining’ marriage

Sunday, January 20, 2013
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National Organization for Marriage president Brian Brown, is back from his trip to Paris, where he gleefully participated with several hundred thousand people who converged at the Eiffel Tower last Sunday to protest the French president’s plan to legalize same-sex marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt and conceive children. [...]

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HRC declares the ‘fall of the empire opposed to same-sex marriage’

Thursday, January 17, 2013
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WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign on Thursday highlighted a new milestone in the march toward full marriage equality, declaring the fall of the empire opposed to same-sex marriage. Widespread losses, sagging poll numbers, and poor investments make it difficult to see how national groups like the so-called National Organization [...]

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Defiant NOM strategist says marriage equality is not inevitable

Thursday, December 27, 2012
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National Organization for Marriage (NOM) political director Frank Schubert — the mastermind strategist behind the NOM's failed campaign to defend "traditional" marriage in the recent election cycle — has slammed former GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich for asserting that marriage equality was "inevitable." [...]

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NOM now warning against young people having gay friends (Video)

Monday, November 26, 2012
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The National Organization for Marriage has sunk to a new low of intolerance. In a “Thanksgiving Message” from Jennifer Roback Morse of NOM’s Ruth Institute, she warns that young people are being “pressured” to support LGBT equality because they have gay friends and peers. [...]

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Where are the so-called ‘family’ organizations on Black Friday?

Friday, November 23, 2012
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Where are the alarm bells concerning Black Friday? Why have none of the self-described “family organizations” said that Thanksgiving is “under attack?” ... The organizations who make their living off of attacking the lives and relationships of LGBT people (who also happen to be among the loudest claiming that there’s [...]

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NOM sees one-third decline in contributions for 2011

Saturday, November 17, 2012
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The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) saw a steep decline in the amount of money it raised in 2011 – dropping to $6.2 million from the $9.1 million it raised the previous year, according to the Human Rights Campaign. [...]

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