NOM Iowa Complaint 2013

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) violated Iowa Code Section 68A.404(3)(a)(2) by making independent expenditures in excess of $750 in Iowa for the purposes of the 2010 judicial retention election with donations made for the purpose of furthering this specific independent expenditure without disclosing the source of their funding.  

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FEC Complaint

      Fred filed a 65 page sworn complaint against former Sen. Rick Santorum, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and Bob Vander Plaats, head of the Iowa based Family Leader.  He accused the three of conspiring to secure Mr. Vander Plaats’ endorse of Rick Santorum for President two weeks before last year’s Iowa…

EQPA Endorses Boycott Amway

EQPA endorses "Boycott Amway"

The Philadelphia Gay News Reports: Pennsylvania’s statewide LGBT organization has gotten on board with a growing boycott of a global marketing agency whose leader made a major donation to a group that fights against LGBT rights. Equality Pennsylvania this month backed the boycott of American Way Corporation, a direct-selling company whose product line includes health…

The Raw Story – Amway faces boycott over donation to anti-gay group

LGBT rights activist Fred Karger announced Thursday a global boycott targeting the direct-sales giant Amway over its founder’s contribution to an anti-gay group. Tax records obtained by Karger show that Amway president and owner Doug DeVos donated $500,000 to the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) Education Fund through his Douglas & Maria DeVos Foundation. “I…

Is Mike Huckabee Nuts?

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee wants to turn the United States back over to God and Jesus. Huckabee actually said this in a just released 60 second commercial for Lou Engle’s “The Call.” In the spot Huckabee says, “Fast and pray and turn this nation back to God, as Jesus is our only hope.” He…

News Release: San Diego Office Opens + Boycotts

Californians Against Hate Opens San Diego Office SAN DIEGO, CA – Fred Karger cut the ribbon earlier this week, or rather the caution tape, to officially open their first real office in the 301 University Building. The 301 Building is very unique. It houses a dozen different LGBTQ organizations in San Diego for very low…

News Release: Will NOM's Maggie Gallagher Fire Miss California?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2009 CONTACT: Fred Karger 619-592-2008 November 5, 2009 Ms Maggie Gallagher President National Organization for Marriage 1100 H Street, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20005 Dear Maggie – Maggie, are you going to fire Carrie Prejean??? Donald Trump did. Carrie Prejean ‘sex tape’ spurred pageant settlement By Alan Duke, CNN…

Doug Manchester: Crush Organized Labor to Crush Progressives

By Rick Jacobs, Courage Campaign – Nov 3rd, 2009 at 5:40 pm PST As I write this, we are beginning to hear results from Maine’s version of Prop. 8 and will soon enough hear about right wing attempts to quash freedom in Kalamazoo, Michigan and Washington state. How well we all remember election night here…