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08/10/2010

Carolina in NOM's mind; high attendance hopes remain there as well

by Jeremy Hooper

Mainstream media puts it at 25 vs 100:

The National Organization for Marriage stopped in Raleigh as part of a bus tour up and down the East Coast to campaign against gay marriage. About 25 people were in the group, wearing T-shirts that said "Don't mess with marriage."

Meanwhile, about 100 counter-protesters, spurred by multiple postings on Facebook, gathered across the street. They carried signs that said "I am not a second class citizen" and "Love is love."

Read more: Gay marriage rallies face off on Capitol grounds [News Observer]

NOM Tour Tracker puts the figure at 61 vs. 255:

After wading through 255 equality activists and 61 NOM supporters, I arrived at the from of the “One Man, One Woman” rally in Raleigh just in time to hear Brian Brown describe my interview with Dr. Alveda King as a “meltdown.”
NOM’s Brian Brown, the truth, and the distance between the two [NOM Tour Tracker]

Either way: Today in Raleigh, our side seems to have turned out 4x as many peeps as NOM, once again upstaging them at their very own tour.

Ha.

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*UPDATE: Pam was on the ground: NC: NOM's pathetic stop in Raleigh - another FAIL-O-RAMA [PHB]

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