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NOM planning lawsuit against the IRS

As the controversy over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups continues, the National Organization for Marriage has announced that it is planning to sue the agency over alleged leaks of NOM's tax records.

"Not only has the IRS retaliated against conservative, small-government and tea party groups as they apply for recognition of tax exemption AND lied about it, but it has criminally released our confidential tax return including the identity of dozens of major donors to a political enemy," said Brian Brown, NOM's president, in a statement. "In addition to being our principal combatant in the war on traditional marriage, the HRC's president at the time was serving as a Co-Chair of President Obama's reelection campaign. This is a chilling set of circumstances that should ring alarm bells across the nation."

As Politico explains, NOM has been calling for an investigation into who leaked information about its donors:

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