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“The Fighter” Boxer Pulls Support From Scott Brown Over Marriage Equality

Micky Ward is best known as the boxer who inspired the Oscar-nominated film The Fighter. But the pugilist delivered a right hook for equality this week when he pulled his support for Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts, claiming he didn’t agree with the politician’s stances onlabor  unions and same-sex marriage.

“I can’t support Scott Brown. I just can’t do it,” Ward told The Sun of Lowell after agreeing to back Brown, who is up against progressive Democrat Elizabeth Warren. “I found out Scott is anti-union and I’m a Teamster guy. I found out he’s also against gay marriage, and I say, if you love someone, you should have the same rights no matter who you are.”

Oh what we wouldn’t give to see Ward wipe the floor with Manny Pacquiao.

By:           Dan Avery
On:           Sep 2, 2012
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  • 3 Comments
    • The Real Mike in Asheville
      The Real Mike in Asheville

      DELIGHTFUL!

      *************

      Now, if we can just get those idiot fag boys who voted for Brown in the first place because “he’s h-a-w-t, ya know” to grow some man balls and support dignity.

      Sep 2, 2012 at 9:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • talk_talk
      talk_talk

      Maybe the fact that he’s an advocate should be more prominent in the headline. It could be read either way right now.

      Sep 2, 2012 at 12:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • balehead
      balehead

      Queerty needs better writers! Hire Me!!

      Sep 2, 2012 at 1:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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