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[[Image:NOM.gif|100px|right]]{{tnr}}The '''National Organization of Marriage''' (NOM) is a [[501(c)(4)]] organization that describes itself as "founded in response to the growing need for an organized opposition to same-sex marriage in state legislatures"<ref>Text from organization's website</ref>     
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}}{{tnr}}The '''National Organization of Marriage''' (NOM) is a [[501(c)(4)]] organization that describes itself as "founded in response to the growing need for an organized opposition to same-sex marriage in state legislatures"<ref>Text from organization's website</ref>     
  
 
NOM says of its purpose, "For decades, pro-family organizations have educated the public about the importance of marriage and the family, but have lacked the organized, national presence needed to impact state and local politics in a coordinated and sustained fashion. NOM seeks to fill that void, organizing as a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, giving it the flexibility to lobby and support marriage initiatives across the nation."
 
NOM says of its purpose, "For decades, pro-family organizations have educated the public about the importance of marriage and the family, but have lacked the organized, national presence needed to impact state and local politics in a coordinated and sustained fashion. NOM seeks to fill that void, organizing as a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, giving it the flexibility to lobby and support marriage initiatives across the nation."
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==Recent news==
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.nationformarriage.org/site/c.omL2KeN0LzH/b.3836955/ NOM's website]
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* [http://www.nationformarriage.org/ Official website]
 
* [http://cal-access.sos.ca.gov/Campaign/Committees/Detail.aspx?id=1303282 Financial records in California]
 
* [http://cal-access.sos.ca.gov/Campaign/Committees/Detail.aspx?id=1303282 Financial records in California]
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* [https://twitter.com/nomupdate Twitter feed]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/user/NationForMarriage YouTube channel]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:04, 27 November 2013




National Organization for Marriage
NOM logo.JPG
Website:http://www.nationformarriage.org/
The National Organization of Marriage (NOM) is a 501(c)(4) organization that describes itself as "founded in response to the growing need for an organized opposition to same-sex marriage in state legislatures"[1]

NOM says of its purpose, "For decades, pro-family organizations have educated the public about the importance of marriage and the family, but have lacked the organized, national presence needed to impact state and local politics in a coordinated and sustained fashion. NOM seeks to fill that void, organizing as a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, giving it the flexibility to lobby and support marriage initiatives across the nation."

In 2008, NOM supported the Proposition 8, which qualified for the November 4, 2008 ballot in California and was narrowly approved by the state's voters. Proposition 8 was later judicially invalidated and is undergoing a federal appeals process.[2]

Leadership

Maggie Gallagher is the president of the group, and Brian Brown is its executive director.

In October 2011, John Eastman was chosen as the new chairman of NOM.[3]

Contact

National Organization for Marriage
20 Nassau Street, Suite 242
Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: 609-688-0450
Fax: 888-894-3604
E-mail: contact@nationformarriage.org

See also

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "National + Organization + Marriage"

All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.

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External links

References