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News anchor, anti-abortion activist to be the ‘face’ of Minnesota anti-gay marriage amendment

By | 01.09.12 | 7:00 am

Kalley King Yanta, a former anchor for a Minneapolis-based television station and an anti-abortion-rights activist, has joined the Minnesota for Marriage group to anchor videos intended to convince Minnesotans to vote for the anti-gay-marriage amendment on the ballot in 2012. The videos — and Yanta — have come under More…

Archbishop orders Minnesota priests to support or stay silent on anti-gay-marriage amendment

By | 01.05.12 | 1:57 pm

“There ought not be open dissension on this issue,” is the message the Catholic hierarchy is telling priests in Minnesota — “this issue” being same-sex marriage.

Gingrich, like Romney, promises to exclude gay couples from marriage if president

By | 12.16.11 | 11:43 am

Though it was presidential candidate Mitt Romney who hardened his stance opposing same-sex marriage during Thursday night’s GOP presidential debate in Sioux City, Iowa, it was his strongest rival, Newt Gingrich, who demonstrated his commitment to excluding same-sex couples from marriage by signing the National Organization More…

NOM asks for money to cover ‘looming shortfall’

By | 12.14.11 | 12:20 pm

One day after The American Independent released an analysis of the National Organization for Marriage’s recently reported finances from 2010, which reveal that last year the organization spent more than $1 million than it earned, NOM President Brian Brown emailed supporters asking for help covering what he terms a More…

National Organization for Marriage’s 2010 financial records raise questions

By | 12.12.11 | 6:00 am

In 2010, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), a tax-exempt nonprofit trying to thwart the legalization of same-sex marriage throughout the U.S., reported the highest individual donations it has received since its inception in 2007, according to NOM’s most recent income disclosures to the Internal Revenue Service, recently obtained More…

Washington state to consider same-sex marriage in 2012

By | 11.11.11 | 12:54 pm

A day after the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) lauded Basic Rights Oregon’s decision not to push for a marriage-equality bill next year, news comes that Oregon’s northern neighbor Washington will attempt legalizing same-sex marriage in 2012.

NOM dropped $721K on Iowa judges in 2010

By | 11.03.11 | 4:11 pm

National Institute on Money in State Politics released a report this week that shows that the National Organization for Marriage was one of the top political spenders in the 2010 election cycle in Iowa. NOM’s spending targeted three Iowa Supreme Court justices who ruled in 2009 that Iowa’s legislative More…

N.H. rep. cancels pursuit of amendment to ban marriage equality

By | 11.02.11 | 9:32 am

The New Hampshire state representative sponsoring a bill that would repeal the state’s same-sex marriage law has decided not to pursue a constitutional amendment that would forever ban gay and lesbian couples from marrying, reports the Associated Press.

NOM ignores allegations of stealing Reuters photo

By | 11.01.11 | 1:58 pm

More than one week after initial reporting by the LGBT-news blog Good As You, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) finally addressed its usage of uncredited, altered photos on a campaign website designed to promote repealing same-sex marriage in New Hampshire.

Maddow accuses NOM of ‘uncredited, anti-gay Photoshopping’

By | 10.26.11 | 2:44 pm

UPDATED Oct. 27, 2:40 p.m. EST: Amended with a correction* and update

UPDATE: The National Organization for Marriage has since removed from its website the image that is the subject of this article.

A photo doctored by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) in a new campaign to overturn More…