Sunday, November 18, 2012

Catholic Church Directed $2 Million to Fight Marriage Initiatives

The Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the National Organization for Marriage provided nearly 65% of the financing for the unsuccessful efforts to defeat marriage equality initiatives in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington State.

he Roman Catholic Church leadership directed $2 million toward the campaigns against marriage equality in four states this election cycle, joining its ally the National Organization for Marriage as a major financial backer in the fight against equal civil marriage rights for LGBT Americans, according to an updated report from the Human Rights Campaign.

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