The National Organization for Marriage finally surrenders its 990's for 2009

Yesterday, Rights Equal Rights founder Fred Karger paid a follow-up visit to the Washington, DC office of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM). While the anti-gay organization’s 2009 tax filings had still not appeared on the group’s website, a worker surrendered a hard copy of NOM’s long-awaited 2009 tax filings. Karger noted that, since NOM’s…

The Bus Full of Hate Tour Hits Iowa

Click to enlarge. From The Iowa Independent: National anti-gay groups unite to target Iowa judges By Andy Kopsa | 10.21.10 | 7:30 am The campaign to oust three Iowa Supreme Court justices over a 2009 ruling legalizing same-sex marriage has attracted the attention of some of the most influential conservative organizations in America, each working…

News Release: Maggie Gallagher, Stop the Bullying!

Maggie, Stop the Bullying! Just this past month 5 more gay or gay-perceived teens committed suicide in this country. The National Organization for Marriage (NOM), run by Maggie Gallagher and her sidekick Brian Brown, has spent tens of millions of dollars in the past three years to bully and bash lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and…

News Coverage: NOM Files Yet Another Lawsuit Challenging Disclosure Laws

From HRC Backstory: NOM Files Yet Another Lawsuit Challenging Disclosure Laws By Michael Cole As part of its radical nationwide efforts to dismantle state laws that provide transparency about who is funding political campaigns, the National Organization for Marriage this week filed suit in Rhode Island seeking to have their disclosure laws ruled unconstitutional. The…

From The Washington Independent: In Wake of Ballot Initiatives, Questions About the National Organization for Marriage’s Funding Catholic Groups Funneled Millions to Fund Anti-Gay Marriage Initiatives in California, Maine By JESSE ZWICK 9/20/10 8:32 AM The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal society founded in New Haven in 1881, does a lot of good work….

News Coverage: Federal judge approves most of Maine's campaign law

From the Kennebec Journal: Federal judge approves most of Maine’s campaign law Group opposed to same-sex marriage optimistic about appeal A U.S. District Court judge on Thursday delivered a ruling that protected the core of Maine’s campaign finance laws against a challenge from a national marriage advocacy group regarding their constitutionality. U.S. District Judge D….

News Coverage: NOM challenges orders to report donor names

From Peter Cassels at Edge Boston: NOM challenges orders to report donor names The National Organization for Marriage is going to court in two states to prevent revealing its list of donors to campaigns against marriage for gays and lesbians. It was among the litigants that filed Protect Marriage v. Bowen, a lawsuit against the…

One Iowa: Fred Karger on the Ed Fallon Radio Show

To link to the announcement about Fred Karger’s appearance on the Fallon Forum, click here. Fred Karger will be on Ed Fallon’s radio program tonight. Karger is originally from Chicago, who worked for over 20 years with leading national Republicans, including Reagan, Bush, and Dole. In recent years he’s been an outspoken activist for LGBT…