Author Archives: NOM Staff

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 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 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 […]

National Organization for Marriage Condemns Supreme Court For Failure To Stay Alabama Gay Marriage Ruling; Encourages Alabama Officials To Refuse To Comply

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2015 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “[A]llowing a lower court ruling that overturns a state marriage amendment adopted by over 80% of voters is reckless and undermines the integrity of the Court.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, D.C. — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today […]

NOM and Others Stand Against "Unprecedented Assaults" on Religious Freedom

The Washington Post reports: More than a dozen prominent conservative groups and Catholic institutions are asking Capitol Hill leaders to overturn a pair of laws passed last year by the D.C. Council, calling them “unprecedented assaults upon our organizations,” setting the stage for a possible new intervention in the Democratic-majority city’s affairs from the Republican-majority Congress. The […]

No Child Deserves to Be Orphaned

In today’s world, it is not unusual to hear of fathers who are so busy with their work that they hardly, if ever, have time to spend with their children. In a recent address to his general audience, Pope Francis warned that such a lifestyle creates “orphans at home.” He explained that many problems children […]

Stand with Chief Cochran

Dear Marriage Supporter, Last week I wrote urging you to sign our petition in support of Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran of Atlanta who is being targeted for discrimination and intimidation simply for having exercised his right of free expression in writing a book detailing his Christian beliefs about marriage and family. Please, if you haven’t […]

National Organization for Marriage Says Same-Sex Marriage in Florida Is Illegitimate, Calls On Florida Officials to Enforce State Law and Demands US Supreme Court to Reaffirm Right of States To Define Marriage As Union Of One Man And One Woman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 6, 2015 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Florida officials should not go along with this illegitimate decree and should demand that state and local officials continue to enforce the marriage amendment that was overwhelmingly adopted by Florida voters in 2008.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, D.C. — […]

Arkansans Voted to Repeal Bad "Civil Rights" Law

This week, the citizens of Fayetteville, AR voted to repeal a “civil rights” ordinance that had raised concerns about wedding vendors and others being targeted for harassment and punishment for declining to celebrate same-sex ‘marriages,’ among other worries. Ryan Anderson at The Daily Signal explains: Among other things, the law [Ordinance 119] made it a crime […]

NOM Chairman on the 6th Circuit Decision

NOM Chairman, Professor John Eastman, was featured in a recent tele-townhall hosted by The Claremont Institute. Listen here: As the description says, “Dr. Eastman focuse[d] on the constitutional question: what right is at stake, if any, and how does it fit into our constitutional order? What does constitutional adjudication mean in a regime of limited […]

A Historic Gathering

Dear Marriage Supporter, This week I was in Rome attending an amazing conference on the truth about marriage: the International Colloquium on the Complementarity of Man and Woman, hosted by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and several other Vatican dicasteries. The greatest part about this event is the diverse coalition it […]

Religious Leaders Flock to Rome for Interfaith Conference on Marriage

Rome, Italy – Hundreds of religious leaders and scholars visited the Vatican earlier this week for a momentous interfaith conference that celebrates the complementarity man and woman. Pope Francis began the conference on Monday, but Deseret News reports that the gathering is significant for at least three other reasons: It comes as thought leaders around […]

Brian Brown in National Review Online: "Kansas is Right On Marriage"

In an opinion piece published this morning at National Review Online, our President Brian Brown had this to say: It is absolutely the right of the states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The Supreme Court has never held that traditional marriage violates the Constitution. Fifty million Americans in over […]

National Organization for Marriage Urges Kansas To Refuse To Accept Gay Marriage Order and To Press Its Case To The United States Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Governor Brownback should reject the idea that Kansas must abandon marriage because out of control federal judges say so.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, D.C. — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today sharply condemned the United States Supreme Court […]