49ers football team shoots pro-gay video

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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Becky Yeh - California correspondent (OneNewsNow.com)

A pro-family leader says the NFL's San Francisco 49ers franchise is caving to political correctness by supporting a "gay" rights campaign.

The San Francisco 49ers is the first NFL team to create a video that tells lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens that "It Gets Better."

The video is aimed at teens who are bullied because of their sexual orientation. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a 49ers fan asked the team through an online petition to shoot the video, and the team responded.

Jacobs, Larry (World Congress of Families)Larry Jacobs, managing director of the World Congress of Families, tells OneNewsNow why he has a problem with this.

"The problem with the 'It Gets Better' campaign is that it, again, is special rights -- singling out a particular group that is no more harmed than any other groups, and really singling them out for special attention and special rights, special things that should also be shared with lots of other people that are being bullied," he contends. "It really is, again, another example of money and resources being given to a special class, a group of people, and discriminating against many others who are being bullied."

The video features defensive lineman Ricky Jean Francois, linebacker Ahmad Brooks and safety Donte Whitner.

In the video, Whitner tells LGBT teens that the entire 49ers organization is on their side and promises that it gets better.

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