NOM has no love for Christie

Timothy Kincaid

October 21st, 2013

NOMblog:

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today sharply criticized the courts of New Jersey for orchestrating the redefinition of marriage, and also criticized New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for withdrawing an appeal of the court ruling imposing same-sex marriage and thus abandoning the right of voters to determine the definition of marriage. NOM pledged to continue to fight for the right of New Jerseyans to define marriage, and suggested that Christie’s decision will end any chance of him winning the GOP nomination for president.

“…and thus abandoning the right of voters to determine the definition of marriage.” Huh?

I think NOM has now completely given up any pretense at making sense and is now just throwing up catch words and phrases in the hopes of stimulating emotions.

Scott

October 21st, 2013

Emotions? It’s all about the donations. Can’t wait to see their 990’s this year.

Hyhybt

October 21st, 2013

Apparently, Christie is too sane for them. When the Supreme Court says “look, we’ll hear your case when it comes up, but there’s no way you’ll win,” people with any functioning brains in their heads know to quit.

Leo88

October 21st, 2013

I like how they keep pointing to the decision made in September by the appellate judge as if the NJ supreme court hadn’t already made things very clear way back in 2006.

Sir Andrew

October 21st, 2013

Ohm no. Poor Governor Christie. NOM is mad at him. I’m sure he’s shuddering in his boots right now.

I differ with you on one item, Timothy. I don’t think NOM has EVER had any pretense of making sense.

Spunky

October 21st, 2013

the right of voters to determine the definition of marriage.

I’m glad you caught that gem by Brian Brown too, Tim. On the one hand, he believes voters are the ones to define marriage. On the other hand, he spends the rest of his time pushing “What is Marriage?” by Robert George et al., which claims to define marriage once and for all. Which is it? Either marriage can be defined by the masses, or it has a specific definition. In an attempt to cover all his bases, Brian Brown has contradicted himself left and right.

Regan DuCasse

October 21st, 2013

Let’s see, in courts and in legislative discussions, what has NOM and their cohort’s defense been?
Either defenses that would also apply to heterosexuals.
Or defense that don’t apply to gay people.
The clear legal definitions regarding civil marriage, and requirements are met by gay couples and don’t alter them at all really.
Heterosexuals are presumed to be marrying someone of their same sexual orientation.
So are gay couples.
There are no requirements to be fertile, but there are also gay couples who are raising children.
There’s no requirement for an adult raising a child to have the opposite sex in the same home raising that child.
It’s the anti gay who try to redefine marriage in ways no court or state law could make legal.
Nor does the purpose of their defense, have any result to prove discrimination has one of necessity or preferred result.
Nor did they prove that gay couples pose any harm to that purpose, intent or outcome.
But since no one in the opposition has the mental or intellectual capacity to realize that, then they can keep banging their empty heads against a stone wall (pun intended) and the smartest and more adaptive among us, will get on with things as they should.

Neil

October 21st, 2013

“…imposing same-sex marriage…”

Ooh, forced sex. No wonder Mr Brown is so excited.

Jim Burroway

October 21st, 2013

The only marriage I’m interested in imposing is mine to George Clooney. Why doesn’t he call?

jerry

October 23rd, 2013

What will Bigot Brown do when all people finally get wise to the fact that NOM is a totally ineffectual organization and stop funding him? Is there really that much in the way of career advancement for professional bigots?

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