NOM’s Brian Brown: SCOTUS Ruling a ‘Stench’, ‘an Illegitimate Decision’, ‘Rewarding Corruption’

National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown is unhinged over the Supreme Court rulings on marriage:

Brian_brown"In a miscarriage of justice the US Supreme Court has refused to consider the decision of a single federal court judge to overturn the perfectly legal action of over 7 million California voters who passed Proposition 8 defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman," said Brain Brown, NOM's president. "The Supreme Court's holding that proponents of an initiative had no legal right to appeal ignores California law and rewards corrupt politicians for abandoning their duty to defend traditional marriage laws. It's imperative that Congress continue to preserve the right of states to protect true marriage and refuse to recognize faux marriages performed in other states or countries."

"There is a stench coming from this case that has now stained the Supreme Court. They've allowed corrupt politicians and judges to betray the voters, rewarding them for their betrayal. It's an illegitimate decision. We and millions of other Americans will refuse to accept this rogue decision rewarding corruption. " Brown said.

"We also urge Congress to reject the inevitable attempts to dismantle remaining elements of DOMA, including the right of states to refuse to recognize so-called gay marriages performed elsewhere. The vast majority of American voters have expressed with their votes their desire to maintain marriage as the union of one man and one woman. That decision should be respected and left undisturbed."

"The only other saving grace of the Supreme Court's decisions today is that they refused to go along with the urgings of Ted Olsen and David Boies to find a constitutional right to same-sex ‘marriage,'" Brown said. "The plaintiffs failed in their primary objective, which is a major victory for those defending Proposition 8, especially Chuck Cooper and his firm, along with the attorneys at the Alliance Defending Freedom, and Andy Pugno of the Prop 8 Legal Defense Fund."


  1. PAUL B. says

    The only “stench” is coming from his own pantaloons…where he shat when he heard the good news!

  2. Edmonton Dave says

    Hopefully right-minded people will hear and see the hatred coming from NOM and this man. He is entitles to his opinion but it is always an intersting point that SCOTUS is godd when they uphold that conservative perspective but evil and corrupt when they don’t. These are bets legal minds in the United States and it si their job to do exactly what they did. All the individuals who didn’t get their way, need to move on and find yet another group to hate on, it is what it is and it is a victory for Human and Civil Rights in the US, now to convince 35 other states to come into the 21st Century will be the challenge. Hopefully these hateful, ignorant and uninformed trolls will go away. Dare we hope?

  3. says

    he should be happy! he has 8 children. with this news today, at least one of them (at LEAST one of them…) can take solace in knowing that even though Daddy is a Hateful Bigot, the court and the government are on “their” side.

    be happy, Brown! this great news today may just be the one thing that prevents you from having a Rick Warren moment at your own kid’s funeral!

  4. Petes says

    He really is revolting.

    However much I disagree with anti-abortion campaigners, I’ve never gotten the sense that they’re anywhere near as cynical as this man — he’s so clearly just leading his crusade to cash in on its financial rewards.

  5. Don says

    Don’t be fooled by the hateful rhetoric Brown spews. He’s only mad because he know it’s just one more nail in the coffin of his cash-cow!

    As much as I loath Mag-pie, at least she had the smarts to jump ship before it went down!

  6. MarkRocks says

    In the words of Nancy Pelosi, when responding to Michelle “I married a gay dude” Bachman: WHO CARES? Ignore this nugget of nothing. His brand of crazy helps our cause. Better yet – I’ll pay for his ticket to spend time *in public* with Westboro Baptist Church. Frothing crazy helps sane folks understand how their hatred really looks.

  7. Mary says

    I couldn’t agree more, Edmonton Dave.

    When things go their way it’s “God’s will”, when it doesn’t its evil activist judges/politicians, etc…

    They can’t even wrap the thought that this IS God’s will (for those who believe, myself not included) around their tiny little brains!

  8. JONES says

    Brian Brown claims victory.
    This is what I expected with Prop 8 being overturned on ‘standing’.

    No Brian. There was no SCOTUS decision other than standing on Prop 8. And that reflects as a victory for equality.

    What was made abundantly clear in Justice Kennedy’s ruling on DOMA however was this wording: ‘The States’ interest in defining and regulating the marital relation, subject to constitutional guarantees’

    That little part right there …. subject to constitutional guarantees … that’s the part you need to pay attention to. There’s your fail. The next case to come to SCOTUS will have standing Brian. No more escape hatches.

  9. Lucas H says

    Eh, he’s a clown. I’m not even sure what his true motivation is. Whatever it is, it isn’t what he’s telling people. He isn’t stupid, but he is pretty good at manipulating stupid people, and apparently has little or no dignity. It’s an ugly combination.

  10. Dev says

    Is that picture of Brian from today? I see the evil Frank Schubert in the background. There’s another one who is watching his meal ticket got up in smoke.

  11. Rees Cramer says

    The only stench is you, go away and start a diet so that you eight kids have a father. If I can’t say that of you and your fat ass then you have no right to anything about my life. I did not choose it but I love it, it is mine. You can choose to not go back for another big Mac. Yet our whole nation pays for that choice.

  12. greenfuzz says

    From now on anyone who encounters this piece of scum should throw coins at him and let him know the well is drying up.

  13. Rees Cramer says

    BTW…..the congress you want to make some decision can not decide whether to scratch an ass or wind their clock Do you really think they can do anything you want them to do? They are afraid of bunny rabbits and ponies.

  14. Gerry says

    This is all about raising $$$$ – they don’t want their gravy train from the bigots to end…

  15. Michael says

    No, Brian, that’s the stench of an overweight, bitter closet case who is choking on the dust of progression.

  16. sjaeger says

    personally, I don’t know how a church can rate an exemption from obeying ANY law of the country and state where it is incorporated let along an exemption for gay marriage. That would mean I could start a a church that allows and practices slavery and nobody could do a thing about it. Betcha that would not go over well. Or for that matter the churches which disallow miscegenation weddings. I think if they want to be licensed as an entity in the US they have to follow all the ones that are in effect (I know the argument of the peyote smokers) as in render unto Ceasar etc; which is exactly what Christ was meaning in that statement. And they believe every word is true so they can’t pick and choose which laws they want to obey.

  17. MikeBoston says

    Ha ha ha!

    And, might I add, Neener Neener!

    I’m usually way more verbose but I’m in a good mood.

  18. Jim says

    Golly. Just yesterday this toad was croaking that his side was going to win–hands down. Poor Brian. The princess didn’t kiss him so he stays a toad for the rest of his life. Watch out, guys, or he’ll give you warts.

  19. e.c. says

    Interesting that you think you scored some “victory” Bri. The Courts have ALL said that Prop 8 was unconstitutional, and marriage equality will now return to California. The SCOTUS just told all you cry-baby poor losers to deal with it. How exactly did you win?

  20. says

    yes prop 8 was passed thru the ballot and yes it was legal. It doesnt mean that when its legal it is right. The Measure was imposed on a minority. Thats tyranny of the majority where the majority imposes a discriminatory law and infringes on the civil rights of the minority. When that happens, the minority runs to the majesty of the supreme court. It may be a stench, but that stench is towards NOM, The stench of hatred, bigotry and hypocrisy.

  21. says

    I wonder how he would feel if we took a vote forcing fatasses like him to run on a treadmill for 8 hours a day. There is more than one thing that may be popular with the majority that infringes on peoples’ rights.

  22. jjose712 says

    It’s me or the guy gets fatter and fatter.

    And congratulations to everyon, this is a great day

  23. says

    One note of the activism which lies ahead :
    the Scalia rant in dissent is a disgrace, an outrage and an insulting abuse.
    Scalia must resign.
    Scalia must resign.
    Scalia must resign.

  24. YouLikeMe! says

    Got your inner bitches all out yet? This is America. People disagree. If I were you I’d be enrolling in a good self-defense course. Now we have something we have to live up to — being the wonderful gays they think we are.

  25. YouLikeMe! says

    Of course I could be wrong, cause sittin’ on my thumbs thinking I know anything about anything is hard werk and I forget my place.

    Oh! Squirrel!!!

  26. YouLikeMe! says

    That last poster is NOT me. But a fake, I do not chase squirrels. I chase my own tail! In circles. Pretty little circles.

  27. anon says

    in the words of pelosi, “who cares”. stop giving these bigots airtime on this site.

  28. simon says

    The pic above should be replaced with the one showing him weeping after his loss in the New York SSM fight.

  29. anon says

    So, DOMA was only struck down in part and that means that marriages will not be recognized in states that refuse them. Hmmm… That’s a very narrow victory then. Also, Prop 8 is bound to return to federal court if CA gets a Republican gov. I’m still not clear what SCOTUS ordered regarding Prop 8. Technically, it ordered the ninth to vacate it’s ruling, which had partially overturned the federal court ruling, so in theory this would go back to the ninth, who will then have to issue instructions to the federal court. This could take months.

  30. says

    Surely a State must recognise a foreign valid marriage of a US citizen and a foreign national, who married in the Netherlands ?

    Why not ?
    The marriage is valid where it was performed.
    There is no Federal Ban on gay Marriage now.
    The benefits attaching to such a valid foreign marriage must be given even in a State which does not allow its own residents to marry.
    That’s nothing to do with a foreign marriage.

  31. says

    Yikes !
    I’ve just read Justice Kennedy on this .
    Section 2 of DOMA was not challenged ! This allows states not to recognise marriages performed elsewhere.

    Our battle is only beginning !

  32. walter says

    well i guess he will have to find another way to feed his eight kids since bigotry won’t be paying much longer. he may even have to find a real job. what do out of work do?

  33. millerbeach says

    WAAA-WAAA-WAAA. Someone call the waaaabulance. Yeah, buddy, I’m talking about you. Go suck it. Suck it raw. Justice was done today. If ya don’t like it, move to Mexico. Oh, and Brian, consider a cardio program. You’re a heart attack waiting to happen. Worry more about your health (which is in dire need of attention) and less about what adults do in the privacy of their bedrooms. Re-think your priorities, dude. You’ve got them all wrong.

  34. Dave says

    Why do these nuts always talk as if Judge Walker took it upon himself to overturn the decision of the 7 million voters? His job was to rule on the constitutionality of the law, which he did. If it over-ruled some California voters who are by and large not constitutional scholars, so be it. That’s the way the legal system works! And as for California not defending the law – are they bound to appeal every decision made by the courts? And how many times? If they appealed once and lost, would they need to keep raising more appeals into infinity to make the religious right happy? This is just getting too absurd at this point.

  35. Gregg A. Gold says

    The only ‘hatred’ I see here is from a tiny minority group of shrill, self-obsessed narcissists who have hijacked the judiciary to push their deviant agenda into every facet of society under the disguise of “civil rights.”

    However, given the ever-increasing HIV/AIDS rate among homosexual & bisexual men in the USA (63% and climbing, with another one-third infected but don’t yet know it), there won’t be too many of them left in 30 years from now to tie the knot. Let’s not mention anal cancer (increasing among queers by 3% per annum), and syphilis, which is now at epidemic levels in San Francisco.

    Talk about self-destruct!