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Show Your Support of Marriage



Marriage Supporter — As the Trump administration takes office, NOM is working hard to make sure that marriage continues to be a key issue for policymakers. Elites in the US, including a slim majority of justices on the US Supreme Court, are extremely out of touch on marriage with the rest of the world. Indeed, only a handful of countries, mostly those in the west, have acted to embrace gay ‘marriage’ — the overwhelming majority of countries have rejected it. To emphasize the fact that America is out of step with the rest of the world, NOM is playing a critical role in mobilizing a worldwide coalition of organizations and countries to issue a global decree in support of marriage. Called the Cape Town Declaration, pro-marriage supporters in more than 100 countries are organizing their citizens to stand for the universal truth of marriage by signing the Declaration.

Please add your name to the historic Cape Town Declaration in support of marriage. I am asking all of NOM’s supporters to sign this critical document.

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The Cape Town Declaration affirms that marriage is the union of a man and a woman and serves as a bedrock of society. This coming together by nations around the globe is historic and unprecedented. It’s a direct worldwide response to the distorted, destructive views of marriage and family that have grown more prevalent among elites in the United States. Signers of the Declaration pledge to support the true understanding of marriage.

Please sign the Cape Town Declaration today to show your support for marriage. This is not simply a symbolic act — it is a real world demonstration that citizens around the world stand for the truth of marriage. It is our goal to generate at least two million signatures worldwide in support of the Declaration.

Please act today to add your name to the growing list of citizens to declare that they support marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


PS — Volunteers are working in more than 100 countries to generate at least two million signatures of people who support the truth of marriage. Please add your own name to the Declaration today.

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72 Hours Until Hope and Change



Marriage Supporter — Hope and change is just 72 hours away. That’s when Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated the 45th President of the United States.

We at NOM have high hopes in the next administration. While nobody can be certain how Mr. Trump will govern as president — after all, he’s a dealmaker and has never held elective office — we do know that he has made some strong promises that he intends to keep.

First, Mr. Trump has promised to appoint constitutionalists to the US Supreme Court, justices who believe the constitution means what it says and does not change and expand to suit the political mood of the day. These are justices in the mold of the late Antonin Scalia. And judges who share Justice Scalia’s legal philosophy will inevitably vote to reverse the illegitimate, anti-constitutional ruling redefining marriage in the terrible Obergefell decision of 2015.

Given this, we have real hope that Obergefell can be reversed and marriage can be restored to our nation’s laws during the first Trump term.

Second, Mr. Trump has promised to sign the critically-important First Amendment Defense Act into law, protecting the rights of supporters of marriage to live out their views at work and in their daily lives. This legislation must become a top priority of the new Congress.

And third, we are confident that the Trump administration will move swiftly to reverse the dangerous, outrageous push by the Obama team to redefine gender so that men can occupy intimate areas reserved for girls and women, including bathrooms, showers and locker rooms.

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But to make sure that these things actually happen, NOM must be on duty to encourage and support President Trump and to hold Congresses’ feet to the fire. That is why we need your immediate financial assistance.

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The first 100 days of the Trump administration will be critical. This is the time when priorities can be advanced and where issues can be defined. It’s essential that marriage, gender and religious liberty be prominent in the national conversation during these first 100 days.

Please help NOM be in a position to put maximum focus and attention on our issues as the Trump administration takes office. We’ve never been in a better position to advance policies that we care deeply about, and we must move forward aggressively to make sure our issues advance.

Please give generously at this important time.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


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Fox Doubles Down on Childhood Depravity – Fight Back



Marriage Supporter — The national news media is starting to pick up on our petition demanding that Fox cancel its disgusting new “comedy” show, The Mick. An article by City News Service in Los Angeles notes that the NOM petition has generated thousands of signatures of Americans demanding that the series be cancelled.

Unfortunately, Fox has doubled down on their depraved strategy of sexualizing children in The Mick, and has ordered four new episodes to be produced. The Mick shows a six-year old apparently transgender boy wearing a bondage gag, and also has him wear a dress. The show’s writers script the young boy to say the dress “breezes on my vagina” – a disgusting attempt at sexualized humor involving a child.

We must fight back against this depravity on Fox and deliver thousands more signatures to Fox executives demanding they cancel the show. Please sign our petition today.

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One of the “stars” of the new show, Kaitlin Olson, says she’s excited to be in a comedy that children can watch. This is an indication of how brazen the producers of this show are, actually hoping that children will be exposed to child sexualization and gender confusion as a form of ‘entertainment.’ They are promoting the show online using the hashtag #KidsAreDicks, and produced a trailer for the show loaded with the “f bomb” including one scene where characters shout the epithet at each other six times in six seconds.

This is the type of show that Fox thinks is appropriate for children.

Unless the American people stand up and demand an end to this type of depravity, our culture will only continue to get worse. Please, act today by signing our petition demanding that Fox cancel The Mick.

After you have signed our petition, please forward it to all your family and friends so that they can sign the petition as well. We need thousands more signatures to get the attention of Fox executives and the show’s advertisers.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


PS — Signing our petition will only take a minute. Please sign today and then forward it to all your friends and contacts to sign as well. You can use the social media buttons below to share the petition.


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NOM to SCOTUS – Obama Transgender Rules Are Illegal



Marriage Supporter — BREAKING: The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has filed an important legal brief with the United States Supreme Court declaring that President Obama lacked the legal authority to order the nation’s schools to open their girls’ restrooms, showers and locker rooms to members of the opposite sex who claim a female “gender identity.” NOM argues that the policy is illegal and must stopped.

Read a copy of our brief here.

One of the critical issues in this case is whether the courts must give deference to directives of a presidential administration when a directive is plainly erroneous, as is the case with the transgender bathroom rules decreed by President Obama’s administration. The Department of Education issued “guidance” to the nation’s schools declaring that a regulation allowing for single-sex intimate facilities actually meant that such facilities were prohibited and, thus, restrooms and other private spaces in schools must be open to the opposite sex if someone “identifies” with that gender. Clearly, the “guidance” decree is based on political ideology, not legal mandate.

NOM is confident that we have a strong position in this case. The US Supreme Court has already put the Obama administration’s illegal rule on hold in order to hear this case, Gloucester County School Board v GG, which arises out of the state of Virginia. Furthermore, there is a strong belief among many that the Trump administration will reverse this “guidance” after it takes office.

Whether it be through the courts, the administration or by act of Congress, NOM is committed to reversing the dangerous gender agenda advanced by Obama and his radical LGBT allies that risks the privacy and security of young girls in school, sacrificing their rights on the altar of political correctness.

Our ability to present arguments to the US Supreme Court is only possible because of your support for NOM. We appreciate those who have contributed to fund our work. If you have not yet made a contribution to support us, please consider making a gift today.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


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NOM Brief in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.

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Childhood Depravity on Fox



Marriage Supporter — Just when you think Hollywood can’t sink any lower, along comes a TV show on Fox called "The Mick" — which really should be called "The Ick." The first episode of this TV show aired on January 1st and showed a six-year-old boy, who is apparently transgender, wearing a bondage gag. Apparently the producers consider childhood bondage a "joke."

But that’s not all. The episode showed the boy wearing a dress, where he commented how the dress "kind of breezes" on his private parts, which he refers to using the word for female genitalia.

It is utterly depraved that Fox thinks childhood bondage and transgenderism are things to laugh at so they can sell expensive commercials to advertisers.

We are demanding that Fox cancel "The Mick" immediately. Please sign our petition to Fox demanding that they cancel this depraved show.

Exploiting a six-year-old for profit is a disgusting, subhuman act. Allowing such a child to model something that is used for sexual abuse and depraved, sadistic acts is not funny: it’s child abuse.

Furthermore, having a boy claim that he has a female genitalia does great disservice to young children who might be exposed to this propaganda. Boys do not have female genitalia. A boy who pretends to have a vagina is not practicing comedy, he’s exhibiting signs of gender dysphoria, a serious abnormal psychological condition requiring skilled medical care and therapy.

Please sign our petition demanding that Fox cancel "The Mick."

"The Mick" is nothing more than propaganda and depravity from the sexual radicals who rule Hollywood, a further descent into the cultural swamp that has only accelerated since the US Supreme Court redefined marriage. Once the radicals succeeded in redefining marriage, they have made a headlong push to redefine gender — and now they are using six-year-old children as weapons in their cultural propaganda war on gender.

Please sign our petition today demanding that Fox cancel "The Mick," a show that belongs in a septic tank, not on television.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


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Sign The Worldwide Declaration in Support of Marriage



Marriage Supporter — As you may know, NOM is playing a critical role in mobilizing a worldwide coalition of organizations and countries that have come together to issue a global decree in support of marriage. Called the Cape Town Declaration, pro-marriage supporters in more than 100 countries are organizing their citizens to stand for the universal truth of marriage by signing the Declaration.

Please add your name to the historic Cape Town Declaration in support of marriage. NOM urges all our supporters to sign this critical document.

The Cape Town Declaration affirms that marriage as the union of a man and a woman is the bedrock of society, a universal institution shared by every civilization that serves the interests of all humanity. This coming together by nations around the globe is historic and unprecedented. It’s a worldwide response to the distorted, destructive views of marriage and family that have grown more prevalent among elites in the United States and other mostly western nations. Signers of the Declaration acknowledge that marriage is the heart of any just social order, and pledge to resist the cultural imperialism of western nations who seek to force the agenda of same-sex ‘marriage’ on other countries. Signers pledge to work toward recovering the true understanding of marriage in places where governments have erred and imposed an unwanted and unwarranted distortion of marriage upon society, and to preserve marriage .

Please sign the Cape Town Declaration today to show your support for marriage.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


PS — Volunteers are working in more than 100 countries to generate at least two million signatures of people who support the truth of marriage. Please add your own name to the Declaration today.

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We did it!



Marriage Supporter — Thanks to you, NOM has received a tremendous blessing as we start 2017 — we successfully met the $100,000 matching gift challenge that ended at midnight on December 31st!

Right before midnight central time a couple of gifts came in to put us over the top — our final fundraising total was $101,189. This means that NOM will receive the full $100,000 made available by a group of generous donors.

Thank you for all your prayers and generous show of support. Your provision of financial resources will help us hit the ground running this year as we prepare to take advantage of all the opportunities before us to promote marriage, protect religious liberty and champion the truth of gender.

I pray that 2017 will be a year of great success and accomplishment for us, and for you and your family.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


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All Hands On Deck



Marriage Supporter — With only about 36 hours left in our year-end $100,000 matching gift challenge, NOM needs every supporter to step up and make an immediate contribution so that we don’t lose out on this incredible opportunity to have every gift we receive be doubled by midnight tomorrow night.

I am so grateful to all those who have responded with a contribution to support our year-end matching gift challenge, an incredible opportunity made possible by a group of donors. But, unfortunately, we are still $22,885 short of our goal.

Please, I’m asking you to make an urgently-needed donation today so that we have the funds we need to move forward aggressively in the new year to restore marriage, uphold the truth of gender and protect religious liberty.

ALL GIFTS ARE DOUBLED!

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DOUBLE YOUR GIFT AND DONATE TODAY!

We have some amazing opportunities on the horizon when the Trump administration takes office. We can look forward to the appointment of new pro-marriage Supreme Court justices who will overturn the illegitimate Obergefell court decision redefining marriage. We believe that President Trump will reverse Obama’s disastrous agenda to redefine gender and impose it on our children and grandchildren in the public schools. And President Trump is committed to signing the First Amendment Defense Act to protect supporters of marriage from discrimination and punishment simply for adhering to the truth of marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

When you think back to earlier this year when the media and the entire political establishment assured us that Hillary Clinton, who opposes every value we hold dear, was guaranteed to be elected president, the opportunities before us today are nothing short of a miracle. That is why it is absolutely essential that we have the funds available we need to capitalize on these opportunities.

I realize that many of our supporters have already contributed to NOM this year. But this year-end matching challenge is such an incredible opportunity for us that I am asking you to make an additional contribution before midnight tomorrow. Whatever amount you can afford to give will immediately double.

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Thank you for all you are doing to support NOM and our work to restore marriage, preserve the truth of gender and fight for religious liberty.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


PS — Your contribution to NOM will be matched dollar-for-dollar thanks to the generosity of a group of donors. Please give today.


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Very concerned❗



Marriage Supporter — We have only about 60 hours left in our $100,000 matching gift challenge, and I am very concerned that we are going to come up well short of our goal. As of this morning, we’ve raised $71,249, meaning that could lose out on $28,751.

Please, don’t let us lose out on money we desperately need to take advantage of all the opportunities we have available to us. I’m asking you to make an urgently-needed donation today.

ALL GIFTS ARE DOUBLED!

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In just a few weeks, the Trump administration will take office, and that could very well mean a sea change in the environment in which we are working. Out will be Obama’s disastrous agenda that seeks to redefine gender and impose it in every public school. In will be new Supreme Court justices who will likely overturn the illegitimate Obergefell court decision redefining marriage. Out will be government appointees who target conservative groups like NOM, and leak our confidential donor information to our opponents. In will be a President committed to signing the First Amendment Defense Act to protect supporters of marriage.

The opportunities before us are nothing short of a miracle. That is why it is absolutely essential that we have the funds available we need to capitalize on these opportunities.

DOUBLE THE IMPACT OF YOUR GIFT TODAY!

I know that many people have contributed previously to NOM this year, which I sincerely appreciate. But this year-end matching challenge is such a game-changing opportunity for us that I am asking you to make an additional contribution before midnight on Saturday. Whatever amount you can afford to give will immediately double.

I'm contributing $35, which will double to $70 »

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Thank you for all you are doing to support NOM and our work to restore marriage, preserve the truth of gender and fight for religious liberty.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


PS — Your contribution to NOM will be matched dollar-for-dollar thanks to the generosity of a group of donors. Please give today.


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We’ve got to finish this week strong



Marriage Supporter — NOM urgently needs to raise $20,000 this week to stay on track toward meeting the $100,000 year-end matching opportunity we’ve been given by a group of generous donors. We’ve had a tremendous response, but we are still thousands short of our goal for this week.

There is so little time left in the matching gift challenge. We just can’t fall behind our $20,000 goal for this week. Please act today with your most generous gift, which will be matched dollar for dollar.

ALL GIFTS ARE DOUBLED!

Count me in for $15, which will double to $30

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All the programs that NOM has underway –fighting against the redefinition of gender in the US Supreme Court, pushing the First Amendment Defense Act in Congress, working with the incoming administration of Donald J. Trump to advance religious liberty, developing effective grassroots organizing programs, and so many other projects – depends on us being successful with the $100,000 matching gift opportunity.

We have only days left. Please, I ask you to make a generous contribution today. Together, we can do this.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


PS — Your contribution to NOM will be matched dollar-for-dollar thanks to the generosity of a group of donors. Please give today.


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Help — we're behind



Marriage Supporter — NOM urgently needs to raise $20,000 this week to have a reasonable chance of meeting the $100,000 year-end matching opportunity made available by a group of generous donors. Unfortunately, we are nowhere close to our goal, and I really need your help.

Everything that NOM is fighting for — the restoration of marriage; preventing President Obama and LGBT extremists from redefining gender, which will devastate families and damage children; protecting the religious freedom of Christians and others to believe in marriage; and protecting children in public schools from the dangerous ideologies being imposed upon them — is dependent on us reaching our fundraising goals this week, and next.

Please, I'm asking you to make a generous contribution so that we don't fall behind of our critical goals. Can I count on you to step up at this critical time?

ALL GIFTS ARE MATCHED!

I'm in for $15, which will double to $30

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We have only days left to hit our $100,000 goal, and I am counting on you and other top NOM supporters to carry us to the finish line.

We can't afford to fall behind and risk losing out on critically-needed matching funds. Please give generously; all donations will be matched!

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


PS — Your contribution to NOM will be matched dollar-for-dollar thanks to the generosity of a group of donors. Please give today.


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Urgently need to raise $20,000 this week



Marriage Supporter — We have less than two weeks left to take advantage of the $100,000 year-end matching opportunity made available by a group of generous donors, and we are very far behind. Thus far, we have only raised $57,093, leaving us $43,000 short of our goal.

We urgently need to raise $20,000 by Christmas to get on track to meet our goal. Will you make a special contribution to NOM this week to ensure we take full advantage of this amazing $100,000 matching gift opportunity? Please give generously; all donations will be matched!

I'm in for $15, which will be doubled to $30

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This is the most critical period of the year for us, where we depend on the generosity of our supporters to enable us to pursue our work. We normally raise 50% of our annual budget in the final month of the year, which is why I am so concerned that we are behind.

But I have confidence that you and other supporters will rally to our cause and support our work at this critical time.

Please make a generous contribution today so that NOM has the funding we need to continue the fight for marriage, gender and religious liberty. Thank you for your support.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


PS — Your contribution to NOM will be matched dollar-for-dollar thanks to the generosity of a group of donors. Please give today.


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Season to Give



Dear Marriage Supporter,

As the holidays approach, I am writing to ask whether you can find room in your budget during this season of giving to make a donation to our end-of-year matching campaign. Every dollar you give to NOM will go directly to our work defending and promoting marriage — and, during this special time, thanks to the generosity of a group of special donors, anything you contribute before the end of the year will be instantly DOUBLED by a matching grant!

Please consider today making a donation to take advantage of this great opportunity, and make your contribution during this special season count for double!

I'm in for $10, which will be doubled to $20

I'm in for $15, which will be doubled to $30

I'm in for $25, which will be doubled to $50

I'm in for $35, which will be doubled to $70

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This is a critical time of year for us, and we need to raise every dollar we can and have it matched in order to balance our budget. Thankfully, this is also a time of year where generosity and giving can be assured.

I hope you will prayerfully consider making your most generous gift to NOM today and help us make the most of this great matching opportunity!

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


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The world unites for marriage



Dear Marriage Supporter,

I’m writing today from Cape Town, South Africa where we convened a large coalition of allies across the globe to stand for the truth of marriage by launching the Cape Town Declaration which affirms the truth about marriage and to promote and defend the sanctity of society’s most fundamental and essential unit, the marriage-based family.

Please sign the Cape Town Declaration today pledging your own support for marriage and the family.

The Declaration was launched on the International Day of Human Rights, from the cradle of civilization, Africa. The Declaration is the first initiative of the newly formed International Organization for the Family, which will aid its efforts in continue building a global coalition around the defense of the family.

Our goal is to garner two million signatures from citizens around the globe over the coming year. Please add your name to the Declaration.

The Cape Town Declaration affirms that marriage as the union of a man and a woman is the bedrock of civil society, and a foundation not particular to any epoch of history, nor to any one nation, culture, or creed, but a universal institution shared by all mankind, and serving the interests of the whole of humanity. The significance of this global statement of support for marriage cannot be overstated: we see that the distorted views of marriage and family that have grown more prevalent in some nations are being exported through various means – especially corporate and governmental – to nations where marriage continues to be understood as the union of husband and wife. Forcing the agenda of same-sex ‘marriage’ on nations by manipulation of foreign aid or the like is a deplorable practice, and one which signers of the declaration commit themselves to resist. Signers also pledge, though, to work toward recovering the true understanding of marriage in places where governments have erred and imposed an unwanted and unwarranted distortion of marriage upon society.

Please sign the Cape Town Declaration today to show your support for marriage and the natural family.

Faithfully,

Brian S Brown


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