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NOM Condemns Federal Judge For Jailing Gay 'Marriage' Conscientious Objector; Slams US Supreme Court For Creating Conflict

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2015 Contact: Paul Bothwell (202) 457-8060 x-105 [email protected] Washington, DC – The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today sharply criticized federal judge David Bunning for jailing Kentucky clerk Kim Davis because she has refused to issue same-sex ‘marriage’ licenses in violation of her deeply-held religious beliefs. The group blamed the […]

Progressive Thought? More like Oppressive Intolerance

Many colleges today unfortunately see themselves as the standard bearers of “progressive thought” and “equality.” Following the trend of popular culture, universities believe it is their role to spread the acceptance of same-sex “marriage” as well as new theories on gender and race relations. When students refuse to acquiesce to their ideologies, however, colleges often […]

Gov. Chris Christie is Targeting Christians

Gov. Chris Christie, falling fast in the presidential polls, is attempting to remake himself into the “law and order” candidate, and he’s targeting Christians who do not wish to personally participate in gay “marriage” ceremonies. Across the country people have been sued, fined, had their businesses closed and been informed the state could seize all […]

Kim Davis Issues Statement Regarding Her Refusal To Issue Same-sex 'Marriage' Licenses

Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because doing so would violate her deeply held religious beliefs. To avoid unequal treatment of same-sex couples, Ms. Davis has declined to issue any marriage licenses since the US Supreme Court illegitimately redefined marriage. Gay activists have forced the issue […]

Marriage Between One Man and One Woman Is Worth Celebrating

Mayor Andy Mack of Longview Texas declared August ‘Celebrate Traditional Marriage’ month. As a result, a coalition of citizens and East Texas Churches organized an event, to which a crowd estimated near one-thousand turned out to celebrate on the Gregg County courthouse lawn. WSMV reported on the event: Mayor Andy Mack proclaimed August ‘Celebrate Traditional […]

Declining Marriage Rates Hurt the Poor Hardest

As the marriage success gap widens in America, social analysts from both the right and the left debate what could be the cause. Why is it that the wealthy and educated have successful marriages while the poor and working classess by and large do not? The Right argues that the rise of abortificant ability and […]

The War on Marriage Is Against Everyone

As seen with the many cases of punishment of people in the wedding industry, including forcing them out of business with charges of “discrimination,” governments often have no regard for the freedom of speech or the freedom to hold beliefs contrary to public approval. Courts frequently fail to draw the distinction between legitimate refusal to […]

Catholic Archbishop Says It's Not About Equality or Rights — It's About Destroying the Family

In a letter published in the Pacific Daily News, the Catholic Archbishop of Agana (Guam), Anthony Sablan Apuron, exhorts all “sisters and brothers” to stand firm in defense of marriage as the union between one man and one woman. In the face of recent events undertaken by the U.S. District Court of Guam, the U.S. […]

Not Just Same-sex Marriage: Other Unions Will Be Imposed Upon the American People

Now that the definition of marriage as the union between one man and one woman has been arrogantly dismissed by the Supreme Court, other groups are looking to have their unions included in the “marriage” category. One such example is polygamists, led by the reality stars from the series ‘Sister Wives.’ The Blaze reports that […]

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 […]