NOM Praises New Hampshire House Judiciary Committee for Vote Repealing Same-Sex Marriage


CONTACT: Mary Beth Hutchins or Elizabeth Ray at 703-683-5004

Measure is a step toward restoring traditional marriage law in New Hampshire

Concord, N.H. — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today praised the New Hampshire House Judiciary Committee for voting to repeal same-sex marriage in the state. The measure is now moving to the House floor for a vote in January 2012.

“The people of New Hampshire had their rights hijacked in 2009 when the Legislature and Governor John Lynch redefined marriage without giving the people a say,” said Brian Brown, NOM’s president. “Voters let the politicians know what they thought about that in 2010 when dozens of towns passed measures in favor of giving the people a say in defining marriage in New Hampshire, and they elected a strong pro-marriage majority in the Legislature. It’s time now to restore the people’s right to traditional marriage, and we are committed to working with allies to do just that.”

To schedule an interview with Brian Brown, President of the National Organization for Marriage, please contact Elizabeth Ray, [email protected], (x130) or Mary Beth Hutchins, [email protected], (x105) at 703-683-5004.


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