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Couple With "Amazing Love" for One Another Die Four Hours Apart, Holding Hands

Here’s a bittersweet tale that should nonetheless brighten your Friday with its wonderful witness to Married Joy: A couple married for 62 years recently died four hours apart while lying next to each other.  The story of their lifelong love has quickly gone viral. KERO-TV reported that Don and Maxine Simpson traveled the world, adopted two […]

We DO Need Fathers

In a recent Rolling Stone interview, pop icon Katy Perry remarked about fatherhood, “I don’t need a dude.  It’s 2014!  We are living in the future; we don’t need anything.  I’m not anti-men. I love men. But there is an option if someone doesn’t present himself.” D.C. McAllister responded at The Federalist with a very […]

National Organization for Marriage Pleased that the US Supreme Court Granted a Stay of the Decision Striking Down Virginia’s Marriage Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) Washington, D.C. — The following statement may be attributed to Brian Brown, President of the National Organization for Marriage: “We are pleased that the US Supreme Court has put a halt to the decision in Virginia redefining marriage in violation of the […]

National Organization for Marriage Calls for Supreme Court Stay of Decision Striking Down Virginia's Marriage Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 14, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) Washington, D.C. — The following statement may be attributed to Brian Brown, President of the National Organization for Marriage: “We urge the Supreme Court to grant Prince William County Clerk Michèle McQuigg’s request for a stay of the decision in Bostic v. […]

NOM Praises Judge for Showing Deference to Voters and Upholding Tennessee Marriage Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “This important decision has largely been ignored in the media because it undercuts the narrative that same-sex marriage is inevitable. But it isn’t.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, D.C. — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today praised a state […]

Bishop Rozanski: "Family" is "the Basis of Society"

Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, former auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, will be installed tomorrow as the ninth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield.  A Western Massachusetts news site posted a curiously-written article about the new bishop, a vocal marriage supporter. The article wasted no time in criticizing the sex abuse scandals […]

ICYMI: Slovakia Amends Constitution to Protect Marriage

The Slovakia National Council voted June 4 to define marriage as the unique bond between one man and one woman in its Constitution. The amendment states, “it will be impossible for the rights and duties associated with marriage to be conferred in any way other than a legally recognised union between a man and a woman.” One […]

National Organization for Marriage Urges Appellate High Court to Rule in Favor of Traditional Marriage; Calls on US Supreme Court to Grant Review of Utah Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 6, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “It’s time that the votes of millions of Americans be respected and upheld.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, D.C. — The following statement may be attributed to Brian S. Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM): “We urge […]

"The Objections Aren't Trivial"

Yesterday, Rod Dreher at The American Conservative highlighted a piece written by Damon Linker at The Week. Dreher described Linker as “a progressive on matters of gay marriage and contemporary sexual mores” and quotes from his column: [Religious traditionalists'] objections aren’t trivial. Western civilization upheld the old sexual standards for the better part of two millennia. We broke from them […]

"One of the most radical campaigns we can do"

From our friends at The Christian Institute in the U.K. comes this story: Ruth Hunt, the new head of homosexual lobby group Stonewall, says she wants to put pro-gay storybooks into all preschools. In what she described as a “radical” campaign, “a suite of books that celebrates difference in all its forms” could be commissioned by the […]

National Organization for Marriage Condemns Virginia Court for Ignoring History, Reality and Rule of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “It is a terrible abuse of power for a court to abandon the definition of marriage which has existed throughout the history of the Commonwealth of Virginia, was adopted by the people, and reflects in law the reality of what marriage is, […]

Should Parents or Government Raise Children?

“There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork. It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time. But at any rate they could plug in your wire […]

Southern Baptist Convention: Executive Order Violates Freedom of Conscience

Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has joined other faith leaders in raising concerns over the lack of religious liberty protections in President Obama’s new executive order. Moore said: “While we don’t know the full implications of this executive order, I am disappointed that this administration […]

Catholic Bishops Slam "Unprecendented and Extreme" Executive Order

The bishop-Chairmen of two USCCB Committees slammed President Obama’s July 21 “gender identity” executive order for its lack of religious freedom protection and “flaws in its core prohibitions.”  This new “non-discrimination” executive order, aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against LGBT persons, opens the door to discrimination against Christians and those with deeply-held beliefs about the nature of marriage […]

"Victory for Pro-Life, Pro-Family Catholics and Other Christians"

From Aleteia, more on the recent marriage victory in Europe: …the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) lowered the boom on European progressives. And, the wind was taken out of the sails of American liberalism. [...] Moreover, whereas U.S.-based agitators for same-sex marriage have pulled off their boldest accomplishments through the […]