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NOM’s Big Bus of Animus tour continues to struggle

Timothy Kincaid

July 15th, 2010

I guess the public exposure about National Organization for Marriage’s new image is starting to sting a little. NOM’s Brian Brown posted “Brian Brown said that we have ALWAYS stood for respect for the dignity of ALL people” on NOM’s tour site. Perhaps it would have been more effective if he hadn’t followed it with “Notes that civil rights activists in the African American community are sick and tired of opposition attempts to hijack the legacy of that movement.”

Brown also posted a picture from his rally in Manchester, NH, the second stop on the marriage tour of NOM’s Big Bus of Animus.

The crowd doesn’t appear to be any bigger than in Augusta, ME; I counted about 53 in this picture. But while the crowd may not be large, NOM certainly has a lock on the long-black-skirt wearing crowd.

I wonder what those “sick and tired” civil rights activists in the African American community think about the sign of the fellow up front? It says “Want diversity? Have more kids.”

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Louise Maine
July 15th, 2010 | LINK

I was in Augusta yesterday; they had maybe 80 attendees and 20 press. TOPS.

AMPGlass
July 15th, 2010 | LINK

Interesting… One sigh says “SUPPORT GOD’S HATE.”

TampaZeke
July 15th, 2010 | LINK

I hope you’re not counting the people in the background in your 53. The people holding signs in the background are counter protesters. As in Maine, they outnumbered the NOM group.

TampaZeke
July 16th, 2010 | LINK

There’s no denying that they drew an impressive crowd. There has to be two, three, maybe even FOUR, half-dozen people!

Leo
July 16th, 2010 | LINK

They seem to draw a lot of people up there in both years and in BMI.

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