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Tag Archives: National Organization for Marriage

Wiretap: Spurred by shootings, California lawmakers introduce gun control bill

The legislation "would create a gun violence restraining order, establishing a system where concerned family members and others notify law enforcement of someone demonstrating propensity to commit violence."...

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May 29, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats
AUDIO: NOM pledges to make Starbucks “pay” for support of marriage equality

AUDIO: NOM pledges to make Starbucks “pay” for support of marriage equality

National Organization for Marriage is pledging to continue its efforts to ensure that companies that back same-sex marriage pay a “price” in Middle Eastern countries that are hostile to gay rights....

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November 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Just one day after the results of a controversial parenting study were released to the public, the research was used – and misrepresented – in a federal court brief defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act....

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July 17, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics
Study funded by social conservatives claims that heterosexual parents are best

Study funded by social conservatives claims that heterosexual parents are best

A dozen groups fighting against marriage equality are touting a controversial study about gay and lesbian parenting that was funded by two conservative organizations....

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June 25, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
NOM integrally tied to GOP fundraiser group ActRight

NOM integrally tied to GOP fundraiser group ActRight

“NOM is not a partisan organization or a stalking horse for either party,” wrote National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown in March. “We are a movement of people of every race, creed, color — and party — willing to...

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May 18, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics
Gallagher defends NOM’s racial strategy, but regrets wording of memos

Gallagher defends NOM’s racial strategy, but regrets wording of memos

LEXINGTON, VA — The former head of the National Organization for Marriage said Wednesday that she disagreed with some specific wording in the group’s controversial anti-gay marriage strategies but that she did not find the strategies themselves inappropriate.

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April 5, 2012 Civil Rights, LGBTQ
Documents tie NOM to anti-gay marriage PAC

Documents tie NOM to anti-gay marriage PAC

Phyllis Gardiner, an attorney for the Maine ethics commission who works in Maine’s attorney general’s office, told TAI that the Maine ethics commission’s long-stalled investigation into NOM is scheduled to get back into gear next month. What that investigation...

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March 29, 2012 Civil Rights, Health, LGBTQ, Politics
Civil rights groups seething over NOM tactics

Civil rights groups seething over NOM tactics

Civil rights groups this week blasted a confidential memo by the National Organization for Marriage which outlined a strategy of pitting the gay community against the black and Latino communities in order to score points in the group’s efforts to...

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March 29, 2012 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics
NOM strategy revealed: Drive a wedge between blacks and gays

NOM strategy revealed: Drive a wedge between blacks and gays

The National Organization for Marriage, the nation’s largest lobby against marriage rights for same-sex couples, faced criticism on Tuesday over documents unsealed by a court in Maine outlining a plan to “drive a wedge between gays and blacks” on the...

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March 28, 2012 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Gay activists urge Republicans not to support anti-gay candidates

Gay activists urge Republicans not to support anti-gay candidates

The National Stonewall Democrats, the “national voice of LGBT Democrats” have launched a campaign urging gay and lesbian Republicans to not support “anti-LGBT GOP presidential candidates.”...

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February 17, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics

ELECTIONS 2014

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Bob Beauprez headlines pro-coal rally

DENVER — Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Congressman Bob Beauprez joined a rally of more than 100 coal industry advocates and employees before the state […]

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THE BLOGS

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Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  [Editor’s note: On Friday, The Colorado Independent posted a video and news story about the Denver Sheriff’s Department and its use of taser guns […]

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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