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Well, At Least One Football Player Is Still On The Anti-Gay Bandwagon

Just when Brendon Ayanbadejo  and Chris Kluwe had us thinking every pro football player ever was a do-right kinda man, we hear retired National Football League has-been veteran Burgess Owens is telling African-Americans voters not to cast a ballot for Barack Obama because of his support for marriage equality and reproductive freedom.

The National Organization for Marriage blog (yeah we read  that shit) is reporting that in his self-published e-book, It’s All About Team: Exposing the Black Talented Tenth, the former Oakland Raider tells the black community:

“We are going to have to have black ministers stand up once again. Unfortunately, I have been a little disappointed that we have issues out there like traditional marriage, abortion, school education. And we have so much silence from the black community, from black preachers, because they understand first hand the impact of all that. We can no longer support those who are against the faith.”

… “There is still a desire, by most within the black community, to recapture for their children the ideals of a traditional family where moms and dads commit to each other and to their children through the lifelong bonds of marriage. We can be the kind of example as the black middle class was for decades to give encouragement to others who follow.”

Well, Owens, 61, is a Mormon—so his idea of historically traditional families might be a little different than John W. Protestant’s.


  • 21 Comments
    • jackpapa
      jackpapa

      Another bigot heard from

      Sep 9, 2012 at 7:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE
      MikeE

      oh my! a black mormon… sort of like a gay republican?

      Sep 9, 2012 at 8:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      Actually, ‘has been’ is a misnomer here. “Never was” fits much better for these die harde loser misfits!

      Sep 9, 2012 at 8:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tom J
      Tom J

      @MikeE: lol…Love your comment!

      Sep 9, 2012 at 8:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 4starmovie
    • hf2hvit
      hf2hvit

      Black Mormon…guess he forget blacks weren’t even allowed to be Mormons until recently…Mormons still believe that people with dark skin are tainted. What an idiot.

      Sep 9, 2012 at 9:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hf2hvit
      hf2hvit

      @Kev C: Says who, Mr. Idiot?

      Sep 9, 2012 at 11:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • James
      James

      It still amazes me that any black person would want to be a member of the LDS church. I am white. I used to be a member of the mormon church. I left because they are a fals church and they propegate hate.Hate against Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals. They are notorious for sending their sons and daughters away for “re-education.” I had a friend whos parentssent him away to get “cured” of his evil ways.After being there for about 2 weeks he hung himself.

      Sep 9, 2012 at 12:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      The flag was meant for Kev C! Only adults are allowed on this website.

      Sep 9, 2012 at 2:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aidan8
      Aidan8

      @Kev C: Sorry Kev, but this liberal would still think he’s a douchebag… rap album or not.

      Sep 9, 2012 at 3:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kev C
      Kev C

      @Dakotahgeo: Let’s see .. Hates gays. Hates women’s rights. Loves Jesus. Loves Football.

      Rapper or Republican?

      If he was a rapper, you two clowns would be defending him.

      Sep 9, 2012 at 5:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aidan8
      Aidan8

      @Kev C: So Kev, what’s your overarching point here? The guy says what he says and you spend all your time attacking liberals? Even if you are right and liberals might be more forgiving of a rapper, what’s your point? And to what end? Do you think your energy is best spent arguing against gay liberals…. or arguing against the jerkoff highlighted in the story? I just don’t get it.

      Sep 9, 2012 at 6:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hairspray_Harry
      Hairspray_Harry

      Ello

      I do believe there is a typo in your article,it should read MORON not mormon !!!

      Sep 10, 2012 at 4:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kev C
      Kev C

      @Aidan8: I put the man down … and I get insulted by 3 posters who say nothing against the homophobe but only attack me. Prove to me you aren’t a bunch of homophobes, because I don’t hear you criticizing the bigot footballer. I pretty much described how some of you would act .. and that’s exactly how you acted. Conditionally homophobic. A bunch of double standard hypocrites.

      Sep 10, 2012 at 8:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aidan8
      Aidan8

      @Kev C: So again… your point is to attack gay liberals because some douchebag footballer makes a bigoted comment? You make no sense at all.

      Sep 10, 2012 at 9:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kev C
      Kev C

      @Aidan8: Let’s see .. who should we attack, the black homophobe, or the victim of black homophobia? I see, you fucking homophobe Aiden8.

      Sep 10, 2012 at 10:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @Aidan8: Kev C is making, and has made, no point whatsoever.
      I sense a tirade where none is needed. “Nuff said.

      Sep 10, 2012 at 10:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CM79
      CM79

      Ken C is an disgruntle lunatic who needs to remember to take all three of his pills. Just smile and nod.

      Sep 11, 2012 at 12:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aidan8
      Aidan8

      @CM79: Thank you for pointing this out… I was trying to engage rationally and ended up being called a homophobe. I relinquish the dais to the lunatic-debater and take my leave….

      Sep 11, 2012 at 10:58 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @Aidan8: Don’t you dare leave, Normal people know you are not a homophobe. Stick around, enjoy the company!

      Sep 11, 2012 at 11:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • KARUADAM
      KARUADAM

      Brendon Ayanbadejo is just another Kafferke!.

      Sep 15, 2012 at 10:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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