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The Supreme Court Refuses to Hear The National Organization For Marriages Appeal to Keep Donors Names Secret

Looks like its the end of the line for the National Organization for Marriage secrecy about where they get thier money as the Supreme Court today refused today to hear the case where NOM wants to keep its Maine’s donors names hidden from the public after losing an appeal to make them public last January.

…the Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a constitutional challenge to a Maine law that requires those seeking to raise and spend money in state election campaigns to organize as a political action committee for that activity, and make significant disclosures about their financial operations.   That was challenged in a petition, National Organization for Marriage v. McKee (11-599), after the state law was upheld by the First Circuit Court.  The NOM is an organizations set up to promote the traditional view of marriage as being reserved solely for opposite-sex couples.  It argued in challenging the PAC requirement that states do not have the constitutional authority to impose such obligations unless an organization has election campaign activity as its “major purpose.”

Can’t wait to lift up those white hoods and see who is sending all those millions to NOM.

Its like To Tell the Truth but without Kitty Carlisle Hart!

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