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National Organization for Marriage Astroturfed 'Legal Scholars' in New York

Alvin McEwen | Posted 08.29.2011 | New York
Alvin McEwen

Days before the NY Senate voted for marriage equality, NOM head Maggie Gallagher brought up the negative impacts of marriage equality by citing the work of "leading legal scholars." The scholars she spoke of are not objective.

Marriage Equality In New York: A Moral Triumph

Michele Somerville | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

On any given day, I am a proud New Yorker, but having long harbored equal marriage envy, I am pleased to be enjoying a novel sensation of "Empire State" pride in being a same-sex marriage state.

Matt Sledge

After Marriage Equality Vote, Will New York's Gay Voters Give Republicans Another Shot? | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

Being gay, Republican, and a citizen of the overwhelmingly liberal state of New York has not always been an easy balancing act. But Friday's passage o...

WATCH: Thomas Roberts Gets Heated With Head Of NOM

Posted 08.28.2011 | Media

Reverend Al Sharpton was not the only one getting worked up on last night's Ed Show. Visibly heated, guest host Thomas Roberts interjected several...

NOM Poll On Same-Sex Marriage Skewed To Get Results NOM Wanted

James Peron | Posted 08.22.2011 | New York
James Peron

The Christian Post claims that "57 percent of New York voters oppose gay marriage." But the one key variable that determines this is whom you poll.

David Tyree Comes Across as Self-Righteous in Super Bowl, Gay Marriage Comments

Alvin McEwen | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Alvin McEwen

What Tyree's statement perfectly captures is the self-righteous audacity of those who would deny the gay community the right to marriage equality.

Gay Marriage Fights in New York and Minnesota Turning Ugly

Alvin McEwen | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage claims his organization wants a respectful discussion as to the merits of being against gay marriage. Based on the actions of NOM, one can't help but question the veracity of his statement.

Lady Gaga And The Gospel Of Judas

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Religion
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

Lady Gaga is setting off the Christian right again. In her new video, she sings over and over, "I'm in love with Judas." Is there anything redemptive, theologically speaking, about this song?

National Organization for Marriage Recycling Old Lies Against Gay Marriage in New York

Alvin McEwen | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York
Alvin McEwen

NOM is fighting against the possibility of same-sex marriage in the state of New York by running a commercial that claims of "dire consequences" if same-sex marriage is approved in New York.

Anti-Gay Marriage Strategist Declares Support For Marriage Equality, Defies Hate

Louis J. Marinelli Website | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

Having spent the last five years putting all of my political will, interest and energy into fighting against the spread of same-sex marriage as if it ...

National Organization for Marriage Continuing to Spread False Claim About Gay Marriage and Children

Alvin McEwen | Posted 03.03.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

2011-03-03-NOMNOMNOM.jpgIn its zeal to stop gay marriage in Maryland, NOM is going full throttle, even at the expense of truth.

Maggie Gallagher and Brian Brown: the Anita Bryant and John Briggs of 2011

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

I am a Republican with a long and proud Republican History. I worked as a GOP political consultant and advisor for over 30 years. I was a senior c...

PolitiFact: National Organization for Marriage Makes Misleading Claim About Gay Marriage

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

The Pulitzer Prize winning site PolitiFact recently called out the National Organization for Marriage for pushing a misleading statement. And it's ...

Say What? Lesbian Priests Marrying Each Other!

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Irene Monroe

All couples like to bring the New Year in on a loving note. And what better way for two lesbian priests of the Episcopal Church to demonstrate thei...

A Gay Tempest in the Tea Party Cup

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

The GOP's coalition relies on the support of those who prioritize suspicion, fear, and the politics of exclusion. The fight over CPAC's guest list shows just how unstable that sort of coalition can be.

Family Research Council, American Family Association Named as Anti-Gay Hate Groups

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Yesterday, the Southern Poverty Law Center added five more organizations to its list of anti-gay hate groups, including some names that are long overd...

Political Ads Targeted Women And Senior Citizens

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Within the file cabinets of hundreds of television stations around the country are public files concerning political campaigns which often go completely unreported.

Iowa Voters AXE Judges Over Gay Marriage Ruling

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In an unprecedented move, and after a nearly three month long campaign by conservative activists, Iowa voters chose not to retain three state Supreme Court justices based on a unanimous ruling in April 2009 to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Battle Over Judge Retention In Iowa

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Conservative activist Bob Vander Plaats is hoping Iowans will vote today to sack three Iowa Supreme Court judges who took part in ...

NOM-Led Iowa Campaign Threatens Judicial Independence Everywhere

Joe Solmonese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Solmonese

Anti-gay groups like NOM are getting a notch in their belt by attacking judges who are too principled to fight back.

LGBT Community Impacted Personally By Politics Against Gay Rights

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In response to a rash of recent news reports about young gay people committing suicide because of harassment, the Family Research Council will begin a...

Maggie Gallagher: Face It, Discrimination Has Consequences

Evan Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

Maggie Gallagher of the National Organization for Marriage recently wrote a column for the New York Post in which she tried to deny culpability in ...

30,000 Leave Church in Finland over Gay Rights -- A lesson in homophobia.

Mikko Alanne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mikko Alanne

It's been an interesting week for gay rights in Europe, and not such a good one for the religious right. On Tuesday of last week, the Finnish Broadcas...

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Strikes Back At Critics

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AMES, IOWA -- Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Marsha Ternus fired back Tuesday against critics seeking to oust her and two other justices who were a ...

National Organization for Marriage, What Are You Hiding?

Evan Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

National Organization for Marriage's relentless efforts to shroud itself and its funders in a veil of secrecy is telling: If they had a good case against the freedom to marry, why would they be so eager to hide what they're doing?