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New York Jets Linebacker Thinks Homosexuality Is A Sin, But Would Welcome Gay Player If He Helps The Team Win

Demario DavisWinning trumps everything. At least it does for DeMario Davis. The New York Jets linebacker has revealed he’s capable of putting aside his personal religious belief — you know, that being gay is a sad, sinful and sorry existence — and would be agreeable to having a queer player on his team.

Davis chatted with New York Daily News about his, ahem, progressive perspective. He explained that he agrees with his team’s philosophy that winning is the only thing that really matters.

“I want people to understand how DeMario Davis feels versus how the Jets feel,” he shared. “How we feel as an entire organization? We’re about winning. It’s a business of winning. Anybody that can help our team, we’re more than happy to have them. It’s that same open-arms approach: we respect all in our locker room. We love all in our locker room.”

That’s all great, but then Davis drops the ball with his next comment.

“According to the scriptures, and God’s law, homosexuality is wrong,” He, pardon, he said. “The act is wrong. I’ve got homosexuals in my family who I love to death. I’ve got drunks in my family. I’ve got people who have premarital sex in my family. And I don’t agree with any of those things, but I still love and respect those people.”

When you’re a Jet…

By:           JEREMY KINSER
On:           May 10, 2013
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  • 16 Comments
    • Taliaferro
      Taliaferro

      So, homosexuality is a sin but a gay man on the team who helps the team win is acceptable? That is skewed even by fundamentalist logic. Davis needs some remedial education in tolerance AND religion.

      May 10, 2013 at 4:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Charles175
      Charles175

      For the good of all, this history that was finally erased by the Catholic Church should be re-birthed. Its the core reason why religious people misinterpret the bible the way they do. Without this key, they will never see the truth.

      http://www.hiddenmeanings.com/gaysJesus2.htm

      May 10, 2013 at 4:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Homophile
      Homophile

      You don’t have to live next to me, just give me my equality.

      May 10, 2013 at 4:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kieran
      Kieran

      Hey deMario, what does your bible say about having sex outside of marriage?

      May 10, 2013 at 6:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tardis
      tardis

      Well, that’s nice of him!

      May 10, 2013 at 7:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Nikkidane
      Nikkidane

      I have a feeling that he’s never commented about the 99% of his teammates who are screwing anything they can get their hands on.

      May 10, 2013 at 7:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Reality101
      Reality101

      Lately they’ve really been trying it with these religious quotes and “I don’t hate you, I hate your sin” and constant references to LIFESTYLE, LIFESTYLE, LATERNATIVE LIFESTYLE….It’s been being used more than I heard it in the 90s. I swear, homophobia has made a big come back, and whats worse is the homophpbes today have convinced themselves they their thinking isn’t in fact homophobic.

      As for his bible arguments….I’m sure he lusts over females, or commits one of a MILLION “sins” that man written book writes about, which seems to require a robot to live according to. Yet religious people only highlight GAYS, GAYS, GAYS from that entire book. Why are they not going after all these fornicator athletes that are CELEBRATED for being womanizers?

      May 11, 2013 at 6:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • cmandublin
      cmandublin

      How come I’m not seeing “Douche of the week” in the headline?

      May 11, 2013 at 10:48 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ass eater
      ass eater

      As i recall, as a teen i was told that playing football is a sin….. As well as any other competetive sports with financial gain. You can’t compare being gay to being a drunk, you have to drink in order to be a drunk. You don’t have to have sex in order to be gay. You can be a virgin and be gay!

      May 11, 2013 at 12:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cee
      Cee

      Well, he’s a football player, not an academic scholar.

      May 11, 2013 at 1:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • NotStr8Acting
      NotStr8Acting

      Can someone help me answer this: how come athletes never talk about the fornication and premarital sex of fellow athletes and quote t bible and judge them and fans ridicule the many womanizing athletes out there like they do gay people? Go on Bossip or a number of blogs showing just how many nights of the weeks these athletes leave strio clubs with a new chick. Where’s the Bible preaching there?
      Lets call out the double standard:

      May 11, 2013 at 4:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ass eater
      ass eater

      From what i’ve seen and been through, gays are an easy target, especially gay men. It’s always going to be this way. We get scape goated and blamed for everything.

      May 11, 2013 at 4:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MK Ultra
      MK Ultra

      So we’re drunks and horrible people but if we help him win, we’re tolerable?
      He can keep his “respect”, if that’s what he wants to call that condescending display of dispicable douchebaggery.
      In fact, he can shove it right up his ass.

      May 11, 2013 at 6:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • FStratford
      FStratford

      Somehow I am ok with his comment. I don’t want his acceptance. I want him to get about fo the way when I as for my human rights though.

      May 12, 2013 at 1:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • annepm
      annepm

      I agree with Davis homosexuality is an aberrant, disgusting lifestyle that leads to health issues, STD’S and many other anti societal issues.. I say we put all homosexuals on their own island so they can spread their diseases amongst them selves and live their disgusting lifestyles so normal people don’t have to see, hear or watch them

      Jun 19, 2013 at 12:01 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • annepm
      annepm

      I agree with Davis homosexuality is an aberrant, disgusting lifestyle that leads to health issues, STD’S and many other anti societal issues.. I say we put all homosexuals on their own island so they can spread their diseases amongst them selves and live their disgusting lifestyles so normal people don’t have to see, hear or watch them

      Jun 19, 2013 at 12:03 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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