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National Organization for Marriage

Oct 1, 2012

Supreme Court won’t hear anti-gay marriage group appeal

PORTLAND, Maine — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine’s campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list, but it’s unlikely the list will be made public soon. The high court turned aside an appeal from the National […]

Aug 15, 2012

Security guard wounded in shooting at Family Research Council

WASHINGTON — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a security guard at the headquarters of a Christian lobbying group on Wednesday made a negative reference about the organization’s work before opening fire, a law enforcement official said. Police said the man entered the front lobby of the Family Research Council in Washington around 10:45 […]

Jul 20, 2012

Group spent $160K to put gay marriage to Md. vote

HAGERSTOWN — A campaign finance report shows that opponents of Maryland’s same-sex marriage law spent more than $160,000 to force a referendum on the issue this November. The Herald-Mail newspaper of Hagerstown reported in Friday’s edition that the Maryland Marriage Alliance accepted more than $85,000 in monetary contributions this year. They included donations from at […]

May 30, 2012

Money rolls in for same-sex marriage petition drive

A group opposed to Maryland’s law allowing same-sex marriages says it has gathered 122,000 voter signatures, more than double the number of signatures needed to petition the law to a voter referendum. But those signatures didn’t come free. More than $70,000 was spent on the petition drive, $25,000 of which came in cash from the National […]

Mar 8, 2012

Bruising gay-marriage showdowns likely in 5 states

Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans. It’s an election subplot sure to stir up heated emotions — even beyond the confines of North Carolina, Minnesota, Maryland, Maine and Washington. National advocacy groups will be […]

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