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Anti-gay-marriage group says it was targeted by IRS
Anti-gay-marriage group says it was targeted by IRS

A leading opponent of the effort to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland used a high-profile congressional hearing Tuesday to allege that the Internal Revenue Service leaked a list of its donors to an adversarial group just as it was mounting a campaign to put gay marriage on the ballot. John C. Eastman, chairman of the National Organization for Marriage, told the House Ways and Means Committee that the disclosure of its tax records last year may have chilled potential donors. He called on lawmakers to investigate how the documents became public. "You can imagine our shock and disgust over this," said Eastman, a law professor at Chapman University in California. "We...

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