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NOM Throws Its Hat Into The French Gay Marriage Debate With New Website

nom-frenchThe National Organization for Marriage, not content with its attempts to thwart the march towards marriage equality in the states, has gone international with a new French website.

Good As You reports:

On Friday, a “Laissez-Nous Voter” site (Let Us Vote) popped up. The site is geared toward telling the French people that same-gender couple’s civil marriage right should go before a public referendum.

And who, would you guess, is behind this French site? Why none other than Texan Colton Brugger, the OPUSFidelis tech guy who does all of the National Organization For Marriage’s web work.

Proving that it has elected itself the global watchdog against gay marriage, NOM’s Brian Brown was also in France over the weekend for the massive rally that drew hundreds of thousands of participants.

    • 2eo

      Why are American organisations trying to interfere with domestic policies in Europe, this is illegal and exactly the kind of imperialism that makes America the most disliked nation on the planet.

      The government should step in and put a stop to these violent, hateful domestic terrorists from entering Europe under any circumstances. It’s a shame they’re not brown and muslim then we’d have support for it, sadly.

      Jan 14, 2013 at 12:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alexoloughlin

      Looks like it will have yet another battle on its hands. Across the channel from France, the UK gets to vote for equal marriage before February 14 and there’s NOTHING NOM will be able to do about that either.

      Jan 14, 2013 at 2:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • vklortho

      They vote for it on February 14th? That is definitely a very fitting date if it passes in the UK.

      Jan 14, 2013 at 3:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA

      Doesn’t “NOM” mean “Ass” in French. NOM holes.

      Jan 14, 2013 at 3:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GreatGatsby2011

      @1EqualityUSA: The french word for ass is “cul”. Asshole is “con”. Non means “name” in French. It’s unfortunate they changed their name, I was hoping for some “Who’s on first?”-esque jokes.

      Jan 14, 2013 at 4:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GreatGatsby2011

      @GreatGatsby2011: Nom* not Non. Stupid autocorrect.

      Jan 14, 2013 at 4:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA

      I was just making this up, Gatsby2011, but my one-lunged French teacher from high school would be so proud of you, her cheeks would puff out. Thanks for the lesson.

      Jan 14, 2013 at 7:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Enrique

      I thought they were called the NATIONAL Organization For Marriage. Why then are they concerned with France? My guess is because they’re losing here in the US where more and more people are realizing that everyone deserves the freedom to marry who they love.

      Jan 14, 2013 at 7:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA

      Just like NOM chose the easiest states to push their bigotry onto the books, now they’re choosing the easiest Countries to rack up another “winning streak” to point fingers to and say, “See, we are not alone…these creeps believe what we have to say too.”

      Jan 14, 2013 at 7:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Joel J

      @2eo: The RCC interferes in the domestic policies of every country in which it is allowed to operate.

      Jan 15, 2013 at 9:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Joel J

      By injecting themselves into France, NOM expands its donor base beyond the U.S.

      Jan 15, 2013 at 9:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alexoloughlin

      @vklortho: No, apparently before February 14, fitting either way and a lovely Valentine’s day to celebrate.

      Jan 15, 2013 at 9:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeffery

      NOM is losing big time in it’s anti-gay agenda in the U.S., so it’s broadening its donor base to continue operation. They’re just a business and their product is hate, unfortunately for them and fortunate for us, nobody is really buying their product here any more.

      Jan 16, 2013 at 3:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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