Tag Archives: NOM

OREGON: Today Could Be The Day

NOM’s demand to intervene in Oregon’s marriage case is being heard today by openly gay U.S. District Judge Michael McShane. Here’s what could happen. Groups backing gay marriage say it is possible that Judge McShane could issue a decision at the end of the hearing on whether to overturn Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage. “It could happen,” said Peter Zuckerman, ...

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Hate Groups At The Fourth Circuit Court

(Via Good As You)

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Better Order More Buses

(Via Scott Wooledge)

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VIRGINIA: Hate Groups To Pray Against Gay Marriage Outside Fourth Circuit Court

Tomorrow the Virginia Family Association will gather supporters outside the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond to ask God to stop same-sex marriage. A terrific lineup of speakers will address the rally. You don’t want to miss this exciting day as we proclaim to Virginia and beyond that marriage matters and God’s design of one man and one woman ...

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OREGON: Judge To Hear Arguments On NOM’s Motion To Intervene On Wednesday

On Wednesday, openly gay U.S. District Court Judge Michael McShane will hear oral arguments on NOM’s motion to intervene in Oregon’s marriage case. This weekend NOM chairman John Eastman filed a brief in which he blasts Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum for “dereliction of duty” for her refusal to defend the state’s marriage ban. The NOM brief said that while ...

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Brian Brown: We Won Big In Indiana

“The National Organization for Marriage and its allies have once again demonstrated that abandoning marriage is a disastrous decision for any politician. At a time when many local Republican party committees are under pressure from elites to remove support for marriage and life from their platforms, the results of the Indiana primaries should be a warning sign — abandon marriage ...

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Feds Seek Dismissal Of NOM’s IRS Case

The federal government has filed a motion seeking the summary dismissal of NOM’s lawsuit against the IRS. NOM claims that their donor list was illegally leaked to the Human Rights Campaign.  (Via Equality Case Files)

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OREGON: AG Ellen Rosenblum Files Objection To NOM’s Demand To Intervene

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has filed an objection to NOM’s demand to intervene in that state’s marriage equality case, calling it an “unreasonable” delaying tactic. Rosenblum, who has joined plaintiffs in urging the judge to overturn Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage, charged that the anti-gay marriage group had no reasonable basis for waiting so long before attempting to intervene ...

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NOM Cheers Author Who Says That Gay People Are Worse Than Murderers

“After the person murders someone or looks at pornography, they come to see that what they did was actually wrong, they can’t excuse it and moral order is restored and they’re contrite for having done so. But what if you organize your life around something that is wrong? Then you must construct a more permanent rationalization that prevents your conscience ...

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: The National Organization for Marriage is scrambling to defend Oregon’s marriage ban at the last minute, but things aren’t exactly going how they’d hoped. The case to overturn Virginia’s marriage ban gets a boost from one of the authors of the state’s constitution. And the Governor of Pennsylvania wants to skip a trial on marriage and go straight ...

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NOM Chairman: Oregon Is Colluding With Gay Activists To Block Out Opponents

“What is occurring in Oregon is the plaintiffs are colluding with the government to get a pre-ordained result that fits with their political agenda notwithstanding the fact that the voters of Oregon voted overwhelmingly to define marriage as one man and one woman. Judge Michael McShane held a hearing in Oregon yesterday where everybody participating–two sets of plaintiffs and two ...

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OREGON: Marriage Gets Its Hearing

Here’s how things went in Oregon yesterday: Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. No comments were made in favor of the ban, so lawyers on both sides of the case were in the rare position of asking for the same ...

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OREGON: Marriage Case Begins Today

At 1:30PM today local time, openly gay federal Judge Michael McShane will hear opening arguments in Oregon’s marriage equality case. But there won’t be any actual arguing, because both the state and the plaintiffs agree that the gay marriage ban should be overturned. Here’s what could happen: McShane says he won’t rule on the case itself until at least after ...

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OREGON: Judge Denies NOM’s Attempt To Delay Marriage Equality Arguments

From Oregon United: Moments ago, Judge Michael McShane denied the National Organization for Marriage’s attempt to delay tomorrow’s scheduled oral arguments in federal lawsuit challenging Oregon’s marriage ban. Previously, no party had stepped up to defend the ban. But this morning, the D.C.-based NOM filed a motion requesting to intervene in the case, simultaneously urging the judge to delay Wednesday’s ...

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OREGON: NOM Files Federal Motion To Intervene In Marriage Equality Lawsuit

“Marriage in Oregon is worthy of defense, yet the Attorney General has abandoned her duty to defend the marriage state constitutional amendment enacted overwhelmingly in 2004 and in effect has switched sides. As a membership organization, we speak on behalf of our members, including a County Clerk in the state, several professionals in the wedding industry, and voters. All of ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Brian Brown

Says the man leading a two-year boycott against the “intolerance” of General Mills and Starbucks.

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Brian Brown Doubles-Down On Hypocrisy

“Stay out of New York City. That is effectively the message that a City Councilman named Daniel Dromm has sent to you, me, and millions of pro-marriage Americans — including the millions who already live in the city that never sleeps. And none of us, least of all New Yorkers, can allow ourselves to remain silent about it. What spurred ...

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NOM Fumes After Gay NYC Councilman Slams Chick-Fil-A Expansion Plans

“We don’t need bigots coming to New York City. They are not welcome here unless they can embrace all of New York’s diverse community, including the LGBT community. We don’t need bigoted people even keeping their opinions to themselves. They need to wake up and see reality.” – Gay NYC Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Queens), speaking last week to the Huffington ...

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San Francisco Archbishop Urges Fellow Bishops To Support NOM’s Hate March

“Your Eminence/Your Excellency: As you may be aware, several organizations are collaborating to sponsor a second March for Marriage which is scheduled to be held on June 19, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Just two days before the beginning of the Fortnight for Freedom, this year’s March for Marriage will provide an ideal occasion for participants to celebrate and give public ...

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Brian Brown Has The Ohio Sadz

“We condemn the indication from Judge Timothy Black that he will order the state of Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere in violation of the Ohio constitution. This is an affront to the rule of law and to the people of Ohio who voted overwhelmingly to define marriage solely as the union of one man and one woman. The ...

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