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...
With the Supreme Court set to hear arguments on two marriage equality cases next week, LGBT-rights groups have been ramping up their marketing efforts. Out Republican Fred Karger’s group, Rights Equal Rights, took out an ad on the Washington Post website reminding us that if not for the Court tossing anti-miscegenation laws in Loving v. [...]
NOM's arch-enemy and 2012 GOP presidential candidate Fred Karger is running the above ad on the Washington Post's site for the next five days. I ran into Fred in the lobby of Broadway Backwards on Monday night and he mentioned that he's just moved to Manhattan. Hit the link if you'd like to kick in for his web campaign.
Activist Fred Karger, of Rights Equal Rights, reminds us in an email sent yesterday that NOM President Brian Brown is rolling in cash. Karger made the note after several attempts to get a copy of the 2011 501(c)3 tax return...
NOM's arch-nemesis Fred Karger, who ran for the GOP presidential nomination last year, appeared at NOM's DC headquarters this week to demand their 2011 tax filings, which by law must be produced to any member of the public. Via press...Show More Summary
• Four More Years: Alan shares his thoughts on President Obama’s second inauguration. • Legendary party crasher and former presidential candidate Fred Karger discusses his plans for tonight’s inaugural festivities. • A fresh start? Alan dissects the Republican response to today’s speech.
The Republican Party used to be the party of civil rights. This is the GOP that we long for, a party that welcomes everyone, grows the economy, balances the budget, leads on civil rights and provides for those who are not able to care for themselves.
I was looking over some old pieces about that seminal fight. One of them I had no recollection of writing was this 1987 piece for National Review, “For Want of a Nail.” It focused on the Reagan administration’s inept defense of Judge...Show More Summary
The LGBT community and everyone who cares about fairness and equality face four crucial votes next Tuesday in Maryland, Maine, Minnesota and Washington State. All four elections are the doing of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM).
Former Republican presidential hopeful Fred Karger wants the antigay group to release names of donors from the current election cycle. read more
Fred Karger's years-long investigation into NOM's financing is really getting under their skin, hence the above threat to sue him if he doesn't stop. GO FRED! The letter came from Brian Brown's ACT RIGHT group.
Gay activist, and recent Republican presidential hopeful Fred Karger says it's time take on the National Organization for Marriage read more
Maine rebrands lobster as the “other other white meat” in an effort to deal with a lobster glut. Fred Karger’s guide to party-crashing at the conventions. Tooth fairy hyperinflation. Can’t argue with this:”Different things, of course,...Show More Summary
Fred Karger, the openly gay former presidential candidate, has crashed everything from Republican conventions to the Oscars. Here are his secrets.
Former GOP presidential candidate and full-time Mitt Romney critic Fred Karger. If you don't count Fred Karger, there was only one gay Republican candidate at the happy hour for gay Republican candidates on Monday at Oystercatchers, an upscale seafood joint in Tampa overlooking the St. Show More Summary
A new boycott has been launched after it was discovered that Doug DeVos, co-owner of health and beauty company Amway, has given $500,000 to the antigay National Organization for Marriage. read more
The anti-gay National Organization for Marriage fervently hides its 501(c)(4) donors, but still has to disclose the donors to its Education Fund (the Ruth Institute), its 501(c)(3). Last year, ThinkProgress reported that NOM had received $500,000 from Douglas DeVos, president of the Amway company. Fred Karger, fresh off the presidential campaign trail, has launched a [...]
Fred Karger's organization Rights Equal Rights has launched a boycott of Amway for its President Doug DeVos' sizable donations to the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage (NOM). Writes the group: On August 3, 2012 Rights Equal Rights launched a global...