NOM’s $20 Million Strategy for Victory
I understand that the right-wing group National Organization for Marriage has run into trouble in Maine, due to Maine’s financial disclosure laws. Here’s quote from one of the memos used in that court case, taken from Marriage: $20 Million Strategy for Victory:
3. Not a Civil Right Project
The strategic goal of this project is to drive a wedge between gays and blacks – two key democratic constituencies. We aim to find, equip, energize and connect African American spokespeople for marriage; to develop a media campaign around their objections to gay marriage as a civil right; and to provoke the gay marriage base into responding by denouncing these spokesmen and women as bigots. No politician wants to take up and push an issue that splits the base of the party.
And here are the websites where I found this: