Author Archives: NOM Staff

After Same-sex "Marriage," Next is . . . "Robot Marriage"?!

Slate magazine recently ran an article arguing that the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision will eventually allow for the “marriage” between humans and robots. Slate boils the argument down to this statement: “Robot-human marriage is not about robot rights; it is about the right of a human to choose to marry a robot.” Writing for Aleteia, […]

The Double Standard of "Equality"

The rash of bakery-closings on account of charges of “discrimination” has been appalling. Now, same-sex marriage activists have plans to shut down all Chick-fil-A locations in Denver—an act in the same vein as closing bakeries, but on a much larger scale. The Federalist explains the twisted logic behind this movement: Now, in an effort to […]

NOM Identifies Marriage Champions Who Emerge From Republican Presidential Field

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2015 Contact: Paul Bothwell (202) 457-8060 x-105 [email protected] Washington, DC – The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today identified four Republican presidential candidates they have dubbed “Marriage Champions” for having pledged to the American people that they will take several specific actions as president to restore marriage to the law […]

Why Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Will Never Live Up To The Real Thing

Two authors have penned an article at The Federalist pointing out several key reasons “why marriage deserves special attention from government – and its redefinition does not”: 1. The Species Only Survives Because Of Heterosexual Relationships Marriage produces more taxpayers. By providing a social stamp of approval and public policies friendly to marriage, government is […]

Heartbreak, Lessons, and Encouragement Emerge from Religious Liberty Rally

Last week, in Des Moines, Iowa, a group of people persecuted because of their beliefs about marriage gathered for a religious liberty rally organized by Sen. Ted Cruz. Of those present, many spoke publicly about the hardships they face, as well as their faith in God. The Daily Signal reports on the event: Iowa couple […]

Cheating Marriage: A Tragedy in Three Acts

NOM Chairman John Eastman, one of our nation’s most distinguished constitutional law scholars, has watched the marriage litigation of the last several years unfold from a front row seat. Dr. Eastman is a former US Supreme Court clerk, former Dean and current Professor of Law at the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University and […]

Do You Believe that Christian Military Chaplains are Unfit to Serve, Cowardly and Losers?

Dear Marriage Supporter, Of course you don’t think that! Every decent American realizes that military chaplains are heroes who devote themselves to service to both God and country. Yet some radical activists who champion support for gay ‘marriage’ in the military have demanded that military chaplains who stand up for traditional marriage be dismissed from […]

Marriage and Family: You Can't Have One Without the Other

Shortly after the Supreme Court legitimized “same-sex marriage,” the noted New York Times columnist, David Brooks, wrote a piece calling for what he termed “conservatives” to give up the fight for marriage and focus on what he viewed as a different culture war: the fight for the family. Dr. Thomas Lickona, in an open letter […]

An Example of True Anti-discrimination

Melissa and Aaron Klein, owners of the Oregon Sweet Cakes by Melissa, made famous for turning down the business opportunity to serve a same-sex wedding, have made a surprising and generous gesture to the LBGT community. The Klein family has baked several custom cakes that they are sending to some of the largest LBGT advocacy groups […]

Kentucky Clerk Continues to Fight for Her Right to Refuse to Issue Marriage Licenses

Kim Davis, a Rowan County Clerk, has been granted a temporary stay on account of her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Until the case is resolved, Davis is not compelled by law to wed same-sex couples. If she loses her case against the state though, Davis could face fines and possibly jail […]

Judges Can't Follow Their Conscience?

Can judges act in accordance with their consciences and still hold public office? Are judges who oppose same-sex marriage fit to serve their country? Roger Severino, reporting for The Daily Signal, records the Ohio Court Board’s decision, a resounding “No”: According to the [Ohio] Board, a judge who performs civil marriage ceremonies cannot decline to perform […]

Why is the Family Suffering?

What happens when a child is mistreated? Someone usually calls the local Child Protective Services. What happens when so many children are mistreated that the average Child Protective Service agent has a fifty family caseload? The local Child Protective Services sues the government for assigning an inordinate case overload. It may sound insane, but in […]

How to Argue in Defense of Marriage

What will proponents of the proper definition of marriage in the United States do now? How will we defend our religious freedoms? How can we convince legislators and our neighbors to accept marriage as the union between a man and a woman for the purpose of procreation and the protection of children? Taking holistic approach […]

Freedom Should Not Discriminate

In the name of tolerance and equality, the First Amendment freedoms of all institutions ought to be respected after the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision. Everyone, regardless of their faith, should be allowed to believe that marriage is the union between one man and one woman. A new proposed bill, the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) […]

After Same-sex Marriage Ruling, What are the Options?

Now that same-sex marriage has been imposed by the US Supreme Court, a new question arises: what to do about all the people who oppose the Obergefell and do not want it to infringe upon their religious and social freedoms? Congress is considering two conflicting alternatives – one represents tolerance and the other persecution. Tolerance […]