Author Archives: NOM Staff

YouTube Names NOM Video Among Best for "Fair Use"

The YouTube website has named a video produced by NOM, “No Offense,” as among four of the best examples of creators applying the “Fair Use” doctrine. “Fair Use” affords content creators the ability to use short segments of copyrighted material without permission for purposes of commentary, criticism, parody and news reporting, among other uses. NOM produced the “No […]

Science Proves Family Structure Matters

Throughout history it’s been obvious to any observer that children in intact families with a married mother and father do much better than children from broken homes or those living in alternative family structures. In recent years, there’s been an attempt to deny that reality and convince people that children raised by gay or lesbian […]

NOM Endorses Matt Bevin, Whitney Westerfield for Kentucky Governor, Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCtober 22, 2015 Contact: Paul Bothwell (202) 457-8060 x-105 [email protected] Washington – The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today announced they have endorsed Matt Bevin in his race for Governor of Kentucky, and Whitney Westerfield as Attorney General of the state. Kentucky is one of three states with off-year elections and will […]

How the Left Has Sabotaged Marriage and Family

Dr. Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College, writes a fascinating piece in today’s Daily Signal about the involvement of the American Communist Party in pushing the LGBT agenda in America. Dr. Kengor says: “On June 26, 2015, four of the Supreme Court’s liberals joined Justice Anthony Kennedy in discovering a new […]

Another Example of Punishment For Opposing Same-Sex 'Marriage'

In 2012, Utah National Guardsman Layne Wilson heard about a same-sex ‘marriage’ being performed in the hallowed Cadet Chapel at West Point and, like many Americans, was outraged. Wilson, a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, wrote an email and Facebook post expressing his opposition to this use of […]

To Whom Do Children Belong? How Same-Sex Marriage Threatens Parental Rights

Melissa Moschella has written an insightful, powerful two part piece on how the imposition of same-sex marriage impacts parental rights and results in increased intrusion by the state into family affairs. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here; both were published by Public Discourse. Ms. Moschella explains the basis of her argument thusly: […]

Oregon Agency Takes Legal Action to Force Payment of Fine By Christian Bakers

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries is taking legal action to attempt to force Aaron and Melissa Klein, the Oregon bakers who declined to bake a ‘wedding’ cake for a same-sex couple based on their religious views, to pay a $135,000 fine. The Kleins have refused to pay the money because it was levied […]

There Is No Need to Deny Individuals Religious Liberty

As millions of Americans refuse to accept the illegitimate ruling of the US Supreme Court redefining marriage, the issue of how to deal with conscientious objectors has risen to the fore. Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to violate her faith by participating in certifying a same-sex ‘marriage’ is perhaps the best known […]

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Says Pope Francis Told Her to 'Stay Strong'

As reported by AP, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis says that she had a private meeting with Pope Francis during his visit to the United States. Davis, who was jailed for refusing to issue same-sex “marriage” licenses because of her religious beliefs, says that Pope Francis thanked her for her courage and urged her to “stay […]

Justice Scalia Stands Firm in His Views of Same-sex 'Marriage' Decision

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has not backed down in the slightest regarding his views of the Obergefell decision. The plainspoken, conservative justice has unabashedly condemned the Supreme Court’s decision to force same-sex ‘marriage’ to be permitted nationwide. As was recently evidenced in his speech at Rhodes College, Justice Scalia has no intention of rescinding his […]

Pope Francis Supports ‘Conscientious Objection' to Issuing Marriage Licenses for Same-sex Couples

As reported by Religious News Service, Pope Francis supported allowing government officials to excuse themselves from issuing same-sex ‘marriage’ licenses, if it violates their religious beliefs. The Holy Father even said such officials have a “human right” to refuse to discharge a duty that contradicts their religious conscience. Religious News Service has the story: Pope […]

The Pope Is At Odds With Liberals, Too – Just Don’t Expect The Media To Report It

Pope Francis makes a historic visit to the United States this week, with stops in Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia on the schedule. His whirlwind schedule has him giving a reported 16 public speeches while he’s here. The liberal mainstream media is abuzz at the prospects of him advancing positions embraced by the left – […]

Obama's Guest List is an Insult to Pope Francis

While the world watches the events of Pope Francis’s visit to the US unfold, many are expressing outrage and disgust at President Obama’s brazen attempts to surround Pope Francis with controversial—frankly anti-catholic—leaders, to include “a pro-abortion nun, an openly homosexual Episcopal bishop, and gay activist Catholics.” The Vatican is among those who have voiced objections […]

Orthodox Anglican Media Outlet Says ‘Obama out to shame and humiliate Christians, the Pope and the Church'

As part of his historic visit to the United States, during which he will canonize Fr. Junipero Serra and address the World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis will also attend a White House dinner organized by President Obama. As head of state of the Vatican, diplomatic protocol would hold that friends and allies of the […]

Oregon Judge Faces Charges for Declining to Perform Same-sex ‘Wedding’ Ceremonies

There is a movement to attack and discharge all officials in the United States who refuse to violate their religious beliefs in order to instigate the erroneous Supreme Court ruling on marriage. As we saw with Kim Davis, the same-sex marriage agenda does not want tolerance or peaceful coexistence; they want to be able to […]