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National Organization for Marriage Condemns New York City Councilman’s “Outrageous, Intolerant” Remarks, Demands an Apology and Retraction from Entire Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “What Councilman Dromm has effectively said here is that anyone who believes in marriage as the union of a man and a woman is unwelcome in New York City. Mr. Dromm has alienated and insulted millions of New Yorkers.” — Brian Brown, […]

National Organization for Marriage: 2014 March for Marriage Promises to be "Greatly Successful," Early Responses Enthusiastic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “The March for Marriage is our way of showing that there still exists in this country deep and wide support for the definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Our nation’s youth, in particular, need to see […]

National Organization for Marriage Calls On Consumers to Remove Mozilla Firefox Browser in Protest of Removal of Mozilla’s CEO For Supporting Marriage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) This is a McCarthyesque witch hunt that makes the term ‘thought police’ seem modest. We urge all consumers to remove Mozilla’s Firefox web browser from their computers as a sign of protest.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, D.C. — The […]

The National Organization for Marriage Condemns Judge's Indication to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) The following statement should be attributed to Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage(NOM). Washington, D.C. — “We condemn the indication from Judge Timothy Black that he will order the state of Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere in […]

National Organization for Marriage Expresses Gratitude for World Vision’s Reaffirmation of the Sanctity of Marriage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Today’s reversal is cause for celebration and congratulation. World Vision has listened to their supporters and congregations worldwide and chosen to stand by the Christian truth of marriage in spite of what must be immense pressure from the radical same-sex ‘marriage’ lobby.” […]

National Organization for Marriage Calls On Indiana Attorney General To Investigate Reported Offer From Former State Republican Chairman Of Campaign Funding To Make Marriage Amendment 'Go Away'

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “The promise of money in exchange for official action is a serious felony that undermines the very integrity of the legislative process itself.” — John Eastman, Chairman of NOM — Washington, D.C. — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today called on […]

The National Organization for Marriage applauds Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear for defending the rule of law and Kentucky's marriage amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) The following statement should be attributed to Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM). Washington, D.C. — “We applaud Governor Steve Beshear’s commitment to the rule of law and the people’s definition of marriage. He is doing what every […]

National Organization for Marriage Laments Today's Ruling in Texas, Says Citizens' Values Are Being "Trampled"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Ordinary citizens’ voices and values are being trampled in a headlong rush by activist federal judges to redefine marriage in defiance of thousands of years of human experience. The American people, and our leaders in Congress, need to step up and restore […]

Just the Facts: What Arizona's Religious Liberty Bill Actually Says

With the media buzz surrounding Arizona’s SB1062, it’s no wonder there is so much confusion and misinformation about the contents of the bill. Time for a quick fact check… As Ed Whelen points out today in the National Review Online, SB1062 does NOT mention, much less single out, gays or same-sex ceremonies. Rather, the bill would simply amend […]

Want free tickets to see "Son of God" on Friday? HERE'S HOW TO WIN!

 UPDATE [2/27/2014 @ 12:15 PM EST]: Our raffle has ended and one lucky winner has been selected! Thanks to everyone who participated. A generous friend has given NOM the opportunity to give away two free tickets to the greatly-talked about movie Son of God opening in theaters this Friday, February 28! You can join the raffle […]

National Organization for Marriage Applauds and Joins with the Coalition of African-American Pastors in Calling for Attorney General Eric Holder’s Impeachment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “The lawlessness of this administration has reached epic proportions…attempting to force same-sex marriage on the country despite federal law and the Supreme Court ruling that marriage is the purview of the states.” — Brian Brown, President of NOM — Washington, D.C. — […]

National Organization for Marriage To Focus on Holding Legislators Accountable; Will Not Pursue Attempts to Put Marriage Amendment on 2014 Ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 21, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) Washington, D.C. — The following statement may be attributed to Brian S. Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM): “After reviewing all legal options, the National Organization for Marriage has decided not to bring litigation seeking to allow voters to […]

Statement from the National Organization for Marriage Regarding Oregon Attorney General's Decision to Abandon Defense of Marriage Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 20, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is shamefully abandoning her constitutional duty to defend the marriage amendment overwhelmingly enacted by the people of Oregon. She swore an oath of office that she would enforce all the laws, not just those she personally agrees with.” […]

VA Catholic Bishops: Judge's Decision "Contradicts the Wisdom and Understanding of the Ages"

The Roman Catholic Bishops of Virginia, Most Rev. Francis DiLorenzo of Richmond and Most Rev. Paul Loverde of Arlington, have issued a statement in response to yesterday’s ruling by a federal judge in Virginia that found that state’s marriage amendment unconstitutional. This morning, the Bishops wrote [emphasis added]: Last night’s decision by U.S. District Judge […]

Wyoming House Defeats Effort to Redefine Marriage

From the Casper Star-Tribune: House Bill 87, sponsored by Rep. Cathy Connolly, D-Laramie, would have changed the law that says marriage is a contract between a male and female to marriage being a contract between two natural persons. Forty-one representatives voted against the bill. Seventeen voted in favor. [...] Rep. Mark Baker, R-Rock Springs, argued against […]