Claims that LGBT community harassed same-sex marriage opponents not supported by courts

Courts in states across the country have rejected the National Organization for Marriage’s efforts to hide their donors, as they’re trying to do in Minnesota, saying the group provided no credible evidence of threats or violence.

By Andy Birkey Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 1:17 pm

The Minnesota for Marriage coalition, a group that is is urging voters to pass a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, has told the media and the Minnesota campaign finance board that if they have to disclose their donors, they will be subject to violence by supporters of marriage equality.

But a string of court cases across the country have shed serious doubt on those claims, with courts finding that conservative leaders were unable to provide credible evidence of threats or violence.

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