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NOM goes after GOP’s Ros-Lehtinen for supporting repeal of DOMA

By | 09.28.11 | 12:57 pm

In its latest appeal for donations, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is calling on supporters to fund a new campaign that targets U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) for her recent decision to co-sponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, which would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). 

For 2nd year in a row, Focus on the Family not getting enough donations to make budget

By | 09.19.11 | 1:08 pm

Image by Matt MahurinInfluential conservative social policy group Focus on the Family announced Friday it will eliminate about 50 jobs due to a significant drop in donations that has led to a $15 million budget shortfall, as the Denver Post initially reported.

Md. anti-marriage-equality advocates continue with claim marriage is not a civil right

By | 08.30.11 | 12:13 pm

Image by: Matt MahurinOn Nov. 12, 2008, eight days after California voters stripped gay and lesbian couples of their short-lived right to marry, syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage and Family Research Council President Tony Perkins debated the campaign on “Anderson Cooper 360”. At the heart of their discussion was whether or not demonstrations More…

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In Wake of Ballot Initiatives, Questions About the National Organization for Marriage’s Funding

By | 09.20.10 | 8:32 am

The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal society founded in New Haven in 1881, does a lot of good work. In a report detailing its charitable giving during 2009, the organization noted that while the “Knights and their families are hardly immune to the economic downturn,” they had once More…