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Orthodox Christians to Gather at March for Marriage

A message from The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America: Book your flight and plan your trip for April 25, 2015, on the National Mall in Washington D.C., for the March for Marriage. This year’s March will include an Orthodox Gathering, sponsored by the group Crown Them With Glory. (More details to follow soon.) […]

Marriage Defenders Gather in Texas

On Monday afternoon, a crowd of 250 gathered at the Texas Capitol to defend marriage as the union between one man and one woman. The rally was headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, a prominent champion for marriage. During his speech, Moore encouraged other lawmakers to stand up to defend the biblical definition of […]

Victory for Religious Freedom in Indiana!

Here’s some great news out of Indiana! The Indiana House has passed a bill with a 63-31 vote to protect the religious liberty of business owners in the state. SB 101, known as the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” will be heading back to the Senate, where a similar version has already passed. If the House’s version is found in […]

Please Help This Catholic School Teacher

Dear Marriage Supporter, I’ve told you about Patti Jannuzzi… she was suspended from her job teaching theology at a Catholic school because she posted comments (in response to Dan Savage’s attacks on Dr. Ben Carson) saying the “gay agenda” is trying to “re-engineer Western civ.” She was immediately attacked by celebrities like Susan Sarandon… and […]

Ted Cruz Takes Steps to Protect Religious Liberty in D.C.

This week, Sen. Ted Cruz introduced two joint resolutions to overturn recently enacted D.C. Council legislation that undermines religious liberty. via Sen. Ted Cruz’s website: “The D.C. Council is attempting to force religious institutions to provide services, make employment decisions, or participate in activities that directly violate their faith,” said Sen. Cruz. “No government entity […]

The Alabama Supreme Court Battle

The US Supreme Court has set a precedent upholding the right of states to define marriage as the union of husband and wife. All federal and state judges—including those in Alabama—are bound by that precedent. In a recent post for the Public Discourse, NOM Chairman Dr. John Eastman outlines the underlying questions and facts that […]

Designers Dolce & Gabbana: "The Only Family is the Traditional One"

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have spoken out strongly against same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, and the use of surrogacy to procreate. The pair, business partners since 1985 who were once romantically linked, spoke out this past weekend about their support for the traditional family – children raised by a mother and father – while also expressing their belief about the […]

Mark Your Calendars for the 2015 March for Marriage!

“This triangle of truisms, of father, mother and child, cannot be destroyed; it can only destroy those civilizations which disregard it.” – G.K. Chesterton 2015 March for Marriage When: Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Noon ET Where: Union Square, South of Capitol Reflecting Pool, Washington, DC   Who: Marriage defenders, champions, and leaders from across […]

Memo to Supreme Court: State Marriage Laws Are Constitutional

“There is nothing in the U.S. Constitution that requires all 50 states to redefine marriage.” News stories report about one or more states’ same-sex marriage ban being declared “unconstitutional,” and the requirement for all states to redefine marriage as being simply a union between any two people, regardless of gender. There is one fact, however, […]

National Organization for Marriage Commends Alabama Supreme Court For 7 - 1 Ruling Upholding Traditional Marriage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2015 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “The Alabama Supreme Court is exactly correct that no federal judge has the power to order a state to issue illegal marriage licenses. Other states should follow suit.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, D.C. — The National Organization for Marriage […]

Support for Same-Sex Marriage Falls to Lowest Level in Over a Year

via Rasmussen Reports: Support for gay marriage has fallen to its lowest level in over a year, with voters now almost evenly divided on the issue. (To see survey question wording, click here.) The survey of 800 Likely Voters was conducted on February 24-25, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports.

New National Survey Shows Majority Support For Traditional Marriage; Reveals Voters Strongly Opposed To The Supreme Court Redefining Marriage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2015 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Contrary to the repeated assertions of the left, including incredibly inappropriate comments from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the American people continue to believe that marriage is only the union of one man and one woman.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, […]

The People of Nebraska Deserve Their Day in Court

Americans may disagree on a whole host of issues, including and especially when it comes to the marriage debate, but commitment to the democratic process is critical. What’s happening in Nebraska is detrimental to Americans, and to our nation, long-term. Nebraska’s StatePaper.com explains: [Federal judge Joseph Bataillon] is being asked by seven same-sex couples to issue a preliminary […]

Congressman: "I Refuse to Stand By and Do Nothing" in the Face of Redefinition of Marriage

At Townhall.com today, Representative Tim Huelskamp has a powerful column explaining why he has reintroduced a federal Marriage Protection Amendment in Congress. The whole thing is worth reading. Here’s an excerpt: The Supreme Court will soon consider four of these cases involving the mandate of same-sex ‘marriage.’ Those decisions, expected to be handed down from […]

National Organization for Marriage Demands That Ruth Bader Ginsburg Remove Herself from Hearing Marriage Case; If She Refuses Congress Should Conduct An Investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 13, 2015 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “The impartiality of judges is the very foundation of our legal system. When you have a situation where a judge has already decided how to rule on a pending case before it is even presented or argued, the integrity of the judicial […]