NOM Exposed is a campaign-style operation that tracks and challenges the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage as it tries to influence elections and legislative campaigns across the country.

Damon Owens


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Damon Owens is credited as being with NOM in a news release from the New Jersey Family Research Council in October 2009.

He spoke at the NOM summer tour stop in Harrisburg, PA.  At the tour stop, he was credited as the "founder of Joy-Filled Marriage, a New Jersey based group that employs Catholic teachings to prepare couples for marriage," according to the Patriot News.

A "Damon Clarke Owens" is listed as the "director of Joy-Filled Marriage" going back to 2006, when he appeared at a national conference hosted by the Pro-Life Action League.

According to the "Joy-Filled Marriage" website, its mission of "is to provide resources to assist couples in building strong, joy-filled marriages through seminars, books, tapes, and spiritual direction."

According to the National Catholic Register, in 2009, Owens was asked by the Catholic bishops of New Jersey "to provide marriage education for all five dioceses leading up to the December vote (which was postponed) on same-sex marriage with many lectures in parishes and universities."

The Register reported in 2009 that Owens "became head of the Newark Archdiocese’s NFP office and started speaking nationally on marriage preparation and enrichment while developing his own course on the theology of the body."

Owens co-hosted a 13-part series about Opus Dei for the Eternal Word Television Network in 2009.