Maggie Gallagher

‘I’d be happy to work with Mormons, but NOM was not started at the suggestion of Salt Lake’

SOUNDBITES — “I would not shy away from telling you if a group of Catholics and a group of Mormons founded NOM. It’s not true. I founded NOM. I’d be happy to work with Mormons, but NOM was not started at the suggestion of Salt Lake. But I’d be OK with it if it was true.” —National Organization for Marriage president Maggie Gallagher, responding to accusations NOM is a front for the Mormon Church, which is being investigated by the California Fair Political Practices Commission for not reporting millions worth of nonmonetary contributions in the Yes On 8 effort [LoHud]