Tag Archives: Stand For Marriage

39 GOP Congress Members Join Fight Against DC Marriage Equality

This time with the support of 39 GOP Congress members, Stand For Marriage DC has once again filed a petition to force putting marriage equality to a vote in Washington. Same-sex marriage supporters and opponents faced off in D.C. Superior Court for a hearing Wednesday on whether the city should be required to allow a ballot initiative that would define ...

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DC Gays & ACLU: Anti-Marriage Bus Ad Campaign Should Stay

An anti-gay marriage ad campaign on DC’s buses should be allowed to remain, says the ACLU and a gay rights group. It all started with a tweet on Twitter, as so many things do. Someone from a little-known gay rights group called “Full Equality Now DC” sent a Tweet demanding Metro take down ads the group considered offensive. The ads, ...

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Stand For Marriage DC Launches Anti-Gay Ad Campaign On City’s Buses

Full Equality Now DC wants the city to force the removal of Stand For Marriage DC’s anti-gay bus ads. ”The bus is a particularly painful place for these advertisements to be located, as they cannot be avoided. Because of these advertisements, countless LGBT citizens are forced to stare down discrimination as they board the bus to go somewhere or are ...

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Over $9M Spent On Maine’s Question 1

The National Institute on Money in State Politics has sent us the above breakdown of the groups and amounts funding both sides of Maine’s Question 1. The losing No On 1 side outspent the bigots by 68%, but to no avail. Proponents The committees that supported Question 1 got their funding almost entirely from churches and conservative Christian organizations and ...

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Dan Savage On Maine Vote

Archdiocese of Portland employee and Stand For Marriage spokesdouche Marc Mutty says the vote in Maine “had nothing to do with hate.” Dan Savage: “It definitely had everything to do with hate. The Yes On One campaign trafficked in vicious anti-gay stereotypes throughout the entire campaign. Their whole campaign was premised upon the notion that allowing same-sex couples to legally ...

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Photo Of The Day – “God Did This For Us”

ABOVE: Yes On 1 supporters explode in joy and thank Jeebus for protecting them from the blood-thirsty homosexuals. They should also thank NOM for its illegal refusal to comply with Maine’s financial disclosure laws. And they should thank Stand For Marriage for consistently lying about “teaching gay marriage.” And they should thank the Archbishop of Maine for passing the collection ...

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More Hysteria From Stand For Marriage

I’ve still never figured out what they mean by “teach gay marriage.” I don’t recall opposite marriage ever being taught to me.

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Porno Pete LaBarbera Too Hateful Even For Maine’s Anti-Gay Haters

Peter LaBarbera held a press conference yesterday in Maine’s state house yesterday, which was not only virtually unattended except by the press, but was denounced by Stand For Marriage themselves. Opponents of same-sex marriage on Wednesday warned that “radical homosexual” groups concealing their true agendas were behind efforts to keep Maine’s gay marriage law on the books. Those charges were ...

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Stand For Marriage Maine “Wants To Be Tolerant” (But Still Hates You)

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More Scare Tactics From Stand For Marriage Maine

Stand For Marriage Maine released this bit of spookery on Friday.

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Maddow On Maine Marriage Fight

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More Lies From Stand For Marriage

Despite repeated editorials and stories from Maine’s newspapers, including this one about Attorney General Janet Mills, the good Christians at Stand For Marriage continue their brazen campaign of lies, as witnessed by their new ad below. The state’s same-sex marriage law has no bearing on what can be taught in public schools, Attorney General Janet Mills said Thursday. Mills examined ...

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SF-Based Marketing Company Making $600K To Fight Gay Marriage In Maine

The San Francisco Appeal reports that a local marketing company is being paid over $600,000 by Stand For Marriage Maine, according to just-released financial records. The most recent email sent by Marc Mutty, Chairman of Stand For Marriage Mainehere). (so we’re clear, the only marriages he’s standing for are the male-female kind, not the rest of ’em), complains that the ...

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Maine Marriage Money War Heats Up

Hot on the heels of last week’s news that Maine’s Ethics Commission is looking into the fundraising practices of Stand For Marriage, today we learned that the pro-gay No on 1 campaign has raised $2.7M from 12,000 donors, almost half of which came from Mainers themselves. But that may not be enough as polls show the issue still too close ...

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New From Maine’s No On 1

This one effectively hits on Mainers’ notorious distrust of outsiders.

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More Scare Tactics From Yes On 1

Good As You has lots of background on Stand For Marriage Maine’s newest spokesdouche, Donald Mendell, a guidance counselor who says that same-sex marriage “strikes at the heart of the Sacraments.”

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Maine Ethics Commission Recommends No Investigation Of Stand For Marriage

Saying that Fred Karger of Californians Against Hate did not present enough evidence, the staff of the Maine Ethics Commission has recommended there be no investigation into the fundraising activities of Stand For Marriage Maine. The full commission will vote today on the recommendation, but don’t hold your breath. Somebody got to somebody, I’m betting on it. UPDATE: Whee! I ...

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Maine: New From No On 1

Protect Maine Equality has just issued a much stronger ad condemning the lies of the opposition.

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The Maine Echo Chamber

UPDATE: Good As You’s Jeremy Hopper digs further into Stand For Marriage’s new liar icon.

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More Lies: Maine’s New Anti-Gay Ad

Stand For Marriage Maine has released its latest anti-gay ad. Commenter Maine4Marriage via YouTube: More lies. All they did was redo an ad from California. And this Charla Bansley? She’s a member of the Stand For Marriage Maine team. She works for the Concerned Women For America of Maine, and has spoken at several SFMM rallies. And she teaches at ...

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