The IRS targeting scandal may be making all the headlines in recent days but this is not the only scandal the corrupt agency has been embroiled in. The agency was also being sued by the National Organization for Marriage for illegally leaking that organization’s tax records to a political opponent in the middle of the 2012 election campaign.
In February 2012, the Human Rights Campaign posted on its web site NOM’s 2008 tax return and the names and contact information of the marriage group’s major donors, including soon-to-be Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. That information then was published by the Huffington Post and other liberal-leaning news sites.
Yesterday the IRS admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay the National Organization for Marriage $50,000. Here is part of what NOM Chairman John Eastman had to say:
“In the beginning, the government claimed that the IRS had done nothing wrong and that…
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