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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 to Kirk Cameron: You’re Hired!

| Thursday, July 12, 2012
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Hey, remember a few months ago, when the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) got caught in court documents blatantly trying to create resentment between the LGBT community and other minority groups? Remember how nestled in those court documents, among all their underhanded race-baiting tactics, was the revelation that they were also seeking out “non-cognitive elites” to be celebrity spokespeople for their anti-LGBT cause? Well they finally got one...

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The Catholic Church has no place attacking same-sex parenting

| Monday, July 9, 2012
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With all due respect because I am not attempting to disrespect anyone of the Catholic faith, if we compared the two entities, just who has less credibility when it the harming of children: An entity pushing a bad study while it’s not covering up the activities of priests exploiting children as sex objects, - or - same-sex couples, many who open their homes to children who need love and support?

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The reality of coalition, collaboration between the LGBT community and communities of color

| Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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In the past month, we have seen milestone after milestone in the march toward LGBT equality. But there is a key element of this progress that we should shine a light on. What for many seemed like a red light at the intersection of race, class, sexual orientation and gender identity has turned yellow — even green — as we see diverse groups strongly and publicly supporting each other across issues and working for civil rights — human rights — for all people.

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NOM livid over General Mills’ opposition to Minnesota marriage amendment

| Saturday, June 16, 2012
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Food giant General Mills this week took a stand against a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota.

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Election officials find 1,000 phony signatures on anti-gay marriage petitions

| Monday, June 11, 2012
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Election officials in Washington state said late last week they had identified approximately 1,000 fraudulent signatures submitted on petitions seeking a ballot referendum to overturn the state's new marriage equality law.

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California ethics panel to investigate National Organization for Marriage

By Brian Wilson| Rights Equal Rights | Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a surprise move, the state of California’s ethics office announced Wednesday that it will investigate Fred Karger’s complaint against the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage (NOM).

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National Organization for Marriage continues to spread lies about gays

| Friday, May 25, 2012
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About the worst thing said about gay men, an allegation that is regularly dragged out by certain religious-right organizations, is that they molest children at rates vastly higher than their heterosexual counterparts. It is as devastating a charge as one can make in a country where jailed pedophiles, known in prison parlance as “short eyes,” are frequently murdered by self-righteous fellow inmates...

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NOM’s Brian Brown calls out Dan Savage: ‘You name the time and place’

| Saturday, May 5, 2012
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National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown has challenged LGBT activist and "It Gets Better" founder Dan Savage to a duel -- or, a debate, at least -- and Savage has accepted.

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Fred Karger wants proof of NOM’s Maggie Gallagher’s elusive husband

| Friday, April 13, 2012
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Republican presidential hopeful Fred Karger on Thursday issued a press release speculating that Maggie Gallagher -- the co-founder and former chair of the National Organization for Marriage -- has either divorced her husband of 18 years or was never married to him at all.

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National Organization for Marriage claims IRS illegally released tax records

| Thursday, April 12, 2012
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WASHINGTON -- The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) on Thuesday released documents claiming that their confidential U.S. tax returns containing private donor information were illegally obtained by a source within the Internal Revenue Service and were handed over to NOM's political enemies, particularly the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

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