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NOM Brief in Support of Gloucester County School Board


Judge Halts Obama Administration's Transgender Agenda

Breaking news today via Reuters: A U.S. judge blocked Obama administration guidance that transgender public school students must be allowed to use bathrooms of their choice, granting a nationwide injunction sought by a group of 13 states led by Texas. Reed O’Connor, a judge for the Northern District of Texas, said in a decision late […]

Soon, for lawyers, "the only opinions allowed will be liberal opinions"

Disturbing news this week of some changes underway in the American Bar Associations’s (ABA) “Model Rules of Professional Conduct.” The first report came on Monday from Judson Phillips in The Washington Times: In its recent meeting, the ABA changed part of the model rules regarding attorney conduct. That kind of minutia is guaranteed to generate […]

Target feeling the pressure, but the fight isn't over

Following Target’s decision earlier this year to institute a policy whereby biological men could on a whim gain access to bathrooms and changing rooms normally reserved for girls and women, NOM and other conservative groups launched a boycott of the store to let them know that this kind of ideological move was not only dangerous […]

Frank Schubert: "Republican Voters Are Not 'Moving On' From Marriage"

From NOM’s political director, Frank Schubert, comes this piece in Public Discourse: It’s rarely covered by the media, but the political landscape is littered with the wrecked careers of Republicans who abandoned the party’s commitment to marriage as it has always existed, which is a foundational institution of virtually every faith tradition on the planet. […]

Evan McMullin: Not a Viable Conservative Alternative

Recently, an independent Presidential candidate touting “conservative” credentials has come onto the political scene posing as an alternative to Donald Trump for those who have not decided to support the Republican nominee. Recently, though, McMullin gave an interview to Bloomberg Politics where his answers to some questions on same-sex marriage raise concerns about his claims […]

Stunning Statistics on the Impact of Radical Gender Ideology on Children

From the BBC comes a disturbing report of a meteoric rise, over the past six years, on referrals to clinicians of children under the age of 18 for treatment to help them make “gender transitions.” The startling figure for the whole age group of one- to eighteen-year-old referrals is the rise from 94 in 2009-2010 […]

NOM’s Promise To Missouri Voters Fulfilled – Turncoat Republican Anne Zerr Defeated in GOP Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2016 Contact: Joseph Grabowski (202) 457-8060 x-110 | [email protected] “We did what we promised and went after her, and I couldn’t be happier that she has been defeated.” – Brian Brown, NOM President Washington, D.C. – When Missouri Republican Anne Zerr cast the deciding vote to kill SJR 39, a […]

Pope decries gender ideology taught to children

From USA Today: Pope Francis has lamented that children are being taught at school that gender can be a choice, adding that his predecessor, Benedict XVI has labeled current times “the epoch of sin against God the Creator.” Francis weighed in with his view on gender and what he said was that of the emeritus […]

NCAA Puts Politics Before Safety

From Ed Whelen at NRO’s “The Corner” blog: On Friday, the NCAA announced that cities interested in hosting NCAA championships must fill out a questionnaire on whether they have laws (state or local) that govern use of bathrooms and locker rooms. Questions include: 3. Does your city, county/parish and/or state regulate choice of bathrooms or […]

"I was terminated because of my religion"

Another sad story of the “tolerance” of the LGBT movement comes to us today from Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, writing at In May, Javier Chavez, senior store detective at the Macy’s store in Flushing, New York, received a phone call stating that a male had entered the […]

NOM Launches Campaign To Defeat Missouri Representative Anne Zerr Who Betrayed Missourians, Denying Them The Right To Vote On Critical Religious Liberty Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2016 Contact: Joseph Grabowski (202) 457-8060 x-110 | [email protected] “It’s the height of hypocrisy that this politician who denied voters their own chance to decide this issue now demands they vote for her.” – Brian Brown, NOM President Washington, D.C. – Washington, DC – Following through on a promise made […]

"Why Children of Same-Sex Couples Need FADA"

Dr. Robert Oscar Lopez, at the American Thinker, writes that the children of gay parents are a class often forgotten in discussions about discrimination because they, when they adopt views contrary to the LGBT agenda, face intense targeted animosity from that community. The upshot, he says, is that the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) is […]

Separating Fact from Fiction on #FADA

From Roger Severino and William Wolfe of The Heritage Foundation comes this piece in the Daily Signal: Debunking 6 Myths About the First Amendment Defense Act: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing Tuesday on one of the most important pieces of religious liberty legislation before Congress in years: the First Amendment […]

US Bishops Committee Chairs Urge Support for FADA

Via the USCCB, the statement by Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, reads in part: The definition of marriage as the […]