Author Archives: NOM Staff

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 […]

National Organization for Marriage Defeats Every Republican It Targeted Who Embraced Same-Sex 'Marriage'; Group will Target Sen. Rob Portman for defeat in 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “When candidates speak out in support of marriage, voters will reward them; when candidates ignore marriage or actually want to redefine it, they are rejected.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, DC — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) claimed victory […]

National Organization for Marriage Praises 6th Circuit Ruling On Marriage; Urges US Supreme Court to Follow Suit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “We have been awaiting this decision for some time and welcome it not only as a tremendous victory, but as a common sense recognition that it is not for the federal courts to substitute their judgment about whether same-sex ‘marriage’ is a […]

National Organization for Marriage Calls on Kansas and Missouri To Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Rulings; Urges Gov. Nixon To Intervene To Seek Stay of Missouri Court Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Once again we see judges imposing their views of marriage in violation of the law and the overwhelming decision of state voters to preserve marriage in the law as it exists in reality, the union of one man and one woman.” — […]

National Organization for Marriage: Traditional Marriage Achieves Overwhelming Victory Across United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 5, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “In red states and blue, candidates who supported marriage as the union of one man and one woman won election and those who didn’t were rejected by voters. The Republican Party should take note that their nominees who favored gay ‘marriage’ were […]

One Day Left!

Dear Marriage Supporter, We only have one more day in our push to fully realize the matching funds available to us through Election Day. Won’t you please click here to make an immediate, generous contribution of $35, $50, $100, $500 or even $1,000 or more to help us close the gap and fully realize the […]

Marriage is an election issue: North Carolina edition

NOM has consistently maintained that marriage is an election issue that motivates voters, despite pundits and political elites trying increasingly to steer conservative candidates away from the social issues. The elections this week will only demonstrate further how right NOM has been and how misguided the cronies that continue to gain a hearing by the […]

We have momentum in defeating Carl DeMaio

Dear Marriage Supporter, As the repercussions of Carl DeMaio’s alleged sexual harassment conduct continues to reverberate, there are more substantive reasons why his campaign is in trouble. But make no mistake about it — DeMaio’s campaign is in trouble. The National Organization for Marriage opposes DeMaio not because he is gay, or because of the […]