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As marriage equality marches forward, NOM forced to defend its positions

In the wake of the Washington State Legislature’s vote in favor of marriage equality for same-sex couples and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to overturn California’s Prop 8, which rescinded marriage rights for same-sex couples,

representatives of the National Organization for Marriage were put on the defensive in a number of media appearances.

The Democrats’ Big Tent

The Big Tent is a two-story temporary structure located in Denver’s sleek Lo-Do District about ten blocks north — and a couple of degrees to the ideological left — of the Pepsi Center where the Democratic National Convention opened on Monday evening. The crowd here is slightly younger and hipper, than the delegates and volunteers and TV crews now swarming the klieg-lit arena.