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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 […]

I Stand Sunday

Christians across America are joining I Stand Sunday this weekend, November 2, 2014, as speakers from across the nation gather at Grace Community Church in Houston, Texas to focus on the freedom to live out our faith free of government intrusion or monitoring. We will stand with pastors and churches in Houston, Texas who have been […]

Stand This Sunday

Dear Marriage Supporter, I mentioned in a previous email that NOM is partnering with Family Research Council and many other pro-family and faith-based organizations for a special event this Sunday evening: I Stand Sunday. The website explains why we’re gathering in Houston on Sunday and simulcasting this event around the web: Speakers from across the […]

National Organization for Marriage SuperPac Launches TV Ad in Arkansas Opposing Mark Pryor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Tom Cotton will fight for marriage while Mark Pryor cannot be trusted. We urge Arkansas voters who believe in marriage as the union of one man and one woman to cast their votes for Tom Cotton.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — […]

National Organization for Marriage Launches New Super PAC to Defeat Kay Hagan and Mark Pryor, Oppose Republicans who Betray Marriage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 28, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Supporting marriage as the union of one man and one woman is a winning issue and we believe it can play a pivotal role in defeating Kay Hagan and Mark Pryor.” — Brian Brown, NOM president — Washington, D.C. — The National […]

ICYMI: Making Marriage Meaningless (VIDEO)

Here’s a terrific new video with a clear, concise message about the meaning of marriage and why it is best for both children and society to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Twitter Glitch or Taking Sides?

After pastors in Houston dared to exercise their first amendment rights to speak out against same-sex marriage laws, they were issued subpoenas by the city. In response, a faith-based organization launched a petition, demanding that the city end its bullying against those who were doing nothing more than acting on their rights to free speech and freedom of religion […]

"This Isn't How the Constitution Works"

In The Daily Signal, Ryan Anderson looks at the latest “evolution” on the issue of same-sex ‘marriage’ undergone by President Obama, and explains why with recent waves of political ‘evolutions’ and activist judicial rulings, “we’re not only redefining marriage, we’re redefining our Constitution.” He writes: “Ultimately, I think the Equal Protection Clause does guarantee same-sex marriage in […]

PHOTOS: 'Standing for the American Family' Whistle Stop Tour of Iowa

NOM is proud to be on-site with FRC Action’s Faith Family Freedom Fund, The Family Leader, and everyday marriage champions in Iowa today! The “Standing for the American Family” whistle stop bus tour (Oct. 13-16) encourages value voters of Iowa to get out and make their voices heard.   Iowans: join us to hear from local and national […]

NOM in the News: Brian Brown Discusses Implications of Supreme Court Decision on C-SPAN

via C-SPAN: Brian Brown and Evan Wolfson talked about legal and political developments in the debate over same-sex marriage, including the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to deny appeals from five states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage, and a ruling overturning some bans in Western states. They also spoke about the politics and public […]

"Gender Neutral" Restrooms at Harvard Divinity School

Harvard Divinity School tweeted a photo this week of its new “gender-neutral” restroom signs, which promote a new third symbol alongside the traditional male and female gender icons. Bustle.com elaborates: Harvard Divinity College is only the latest in a growing number of universities to embrace gender-neutral bathrooms over the past several years. According to a recent article by the Huffington […]

When Marriage is Redefined, What Prevents People from "Marrying" Themselves?

After being single for six years, a London woman took matters into her own hands by “marrying” herself. Grace Gelder, a photographer, says she was inspired by the Björk song Isobel, and was “on a journey of personal development using meditation, dance and performance” to increase her “self-awareness,” focusing on a program about “sexuality and how this was […]

Nebraska School Insists: Stop Referring to Students by "Gendered Expressions" Such as "Boys and Girls"

A school in Lincoln, Nebraska is demanding that teachers no longer refer to students as “boys and girls”, but … purple penguins? Fox News reports on aLincoln Public Schools handout that included the following advice and explanation: “Don’t use phrases such as ‘boys and girls,’ ‘you guys,’ ‘ladies and gentlemen,’ and similarly gendered expressions to get kids’ attention,” reads a […]

Christian Bakers Face Increasing Fines for Standing by Beliefs on Marriage

You may remember the story of Aaron and Melissa Klein, the Christian bakery owners in Oregon who declined to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple last year.  Not only have they been forced to close their successful family business, but they are now facing hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. The Kleins ascertain that the $150,000 fine […]

National Organization for Marriage Commends Governor Mike Huckabee For Calling Republicans To Account For Failing To Adequately Fight For Marriage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 10, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Ray or Matille Thebolt (703-683-5004) “Governor Huckabee is exactly right and is speaking for millions of Americans who are sick of Republican elitists remaining silent and refusing to fight for the survival of marriage, the principal building block of society and the foundation of civilization.” — Brian […]