NOM's attorneys have sent arch enemy Fred Karger the above letter (dated November 1st, but only just received) in which they demand that he not destroy any information he may have regarding the leaking of their tax return to the Human Rights Campaign, where Karger does not work. Show More Summary
"We sent a representative to the Washington, DC office of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) first thing Friday morning to pick up both copies of NOM's federal tax returns for 2012. NOM's tax returns were originally due on May 15, 2013, but they took TWO extensions so their final deadline was Friday. Show More Summary
"This would not have happened without the blessing of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormon Church). The Mormon Church got a big black eye five years ago for all it did to pass Proposition 8 in California, which wrote discrimination into the state Constitution and took away gay marriage in the nation's largest state. Show More Summary
Adding more to the mounting pile of evidence that the National Organization for Marriage can't achieve their goals without breaking the law, LGBT activist Fred Karger (pictured, below) issued an 11-page report detailing the illegal activities of NOM and the...
Just in via press release: LGBT Activist and watchdog Fred Karger sent a detailed 11 page letter to the Hawaii Ethics Commission on Friday, October 25, 2013 alleging that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)...Show More Summary
Yesterday we learned that NOM watchdog Fred Karger has reached out to federal officials, asking that they investigate Brian Brown for possibly violating the Logan Act, which forbid citizens from collaborating with foreign governments against the interests of the United States. Show More Summary
Fred Karger, the eternal thorn in NOM's backside, has written to Secretary of State John Kerry and Attorney General Eric Holder with a request that they investigate Brian Brown for collaborating with the Russia government. Such an action,...Show More Summary
Brown elaborates on NOM's blog: The story to which Karger is referring is indeed a testament to how religious liberty works - and Fred's being miffed about it is an ominous indication of what would happen to religious congregations such...Show More Summary
"In a August 22 blog post the National Organization of Marriage wrote, 'What's the best way to weaken and silence those you disagree with? Intimidation and threats, of course.' That statement also went into a NOM email blast to its claimed list of 500,000. Show More Summary
According to dogged activist Fred Karger, who just yesterday raised the question of whether or not the Mormon church is planning on engaging in the marriage equality fight in Hawaii, this call is making its way around the Aloha State's...
Last week NOM's Brian Brown launched a screaming complaint campaign against the Iowa official assigned to investigate Fred Karger's complaint that they violated campaign finance rules. This just in from Karger: The Iowa Ethics and Campaign...Show More Summary
In response to a request by former presidential candidate Fred Karger, the Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board will investigate NOM for its involvement in the 2010 retention vote of three Supreme Court justices.
"The National Organization for Marriage has violated no campaign finance rules in Iowa, and we decry the decision by the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board to open an investigation. This inquiry is a witch hunt spawned by a delusional...Show More Summary
Today marks a historic milestone with two new states officially allowing gay marriage. There are now 13 states that allow the freedom to marry for all Americans. Just like the 13 colonies that declared their independence 237 years ago, a new set of 13 states is leading the way for freedom.
The party of Lincoln should once again be the party of equality. More Republicans should join President Obama and so many other Democrats in the fight for the freedom to marry for all LGBT Americans. Ronald Reagan would undoubtedly be championing that fight if he were alive today.
Former GOP presidential candidate Fred Karger, the eternal thorn in the backside of NOM, has struck again. The Federal Election Commission is asking former presidential candidate Rick Santorum, Iowa evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats...Show More Summary
One of the most exciting, proactive things to come out of Netroots Nations 13 is #TestMe, which encourages people to get tested for HIV on National HIV Testing Day, and to share photos and observations about the testing on various social media platforms using the #TestMe hashtag.
In 2007 and 2008, its first two years of existence, NOM never bothered to file any tax returns with the IRS. Each subsequent year, NOM has either been late or filed at least two extensions on its tax returns. This is illegal if you are a 501(c)(3) or a 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organization like NOM.
Last month, Stephanie Mencimer reported that the Mormon Church has largely excused itself from the marriage equality fight. Her follow up on the subject includes more good news: [Fred] Karger, the California activist who helped call attention to the church’s Prop. 8 role, believes that without the Mormons’ money and organizing clout, the fight has been left […]
(image via fred karger) After marriage bills advanced in France, Rhode Island, and Delaware, Santa Fe voted to support marriage equality, and Nevada voted to repeal its ban on same-sex marriage, NOM's Brian Brown called it a "tough week" in...