Sports franchises playing for the 'gay' agenda

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com)

According to one of America's leading pro-family lawyers, people who support biblical marriage should show their discontent with some of the highest-profile sports franchises in America that have officially announced their full-fledged endorsement of homosexual "marriage."

The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and the World Series-winning San Francisco Giants, along with Major League Baseball's Tampa Bay Rays, have joined many other businesses and organizations in filing legal briefs at the nation's highest court in support of homosexual marriage. 

Constitutional lawyer Mat Staver, founder of Liberty Counsel, has also filed a legal brief in the case with the Supreme Court of the United States — in support of traditional marriage. He clearly states his case about sports teams that decide to dabble into politics and weigh in on this issue.

Staver

"I think we ought to vote with our dollars and not support those sports entities, those sports organizations, or those businesses that literally are hostile to our faith and to the very foundational values of God's natural created order of man and woman as the union of a husband and wife in marriage," Staver declares. "That's so fundamental. If they can't get that right, how can they get anything else right and how are they deserving of any of our respect or our support?"

Staver says that most companies find it is the wrong decision to get involved in the activist side of homosexuality because it alienates a large customer base. 

"What we see, however, is a few radical people who sometimes work their way to the tops of these organizations who push their radical agenda," Staver explains. "They simply can't help themselves. They want to push their agenda and they want to push it in your face."

The attorney sees similar inappropriate activism coming from the White House and from other pro-homosexual voices of the corporate world that seem to have forgotten a large sector of society that supports family values.

"We see this from President Obama, all the way to some of these executives and some of these companies," Staver continues. "It makes absolutely no sense."

He contends that never before has the United States seen such an outright war on the traditional values that have formed the backbone of society since the nation’s founding.

"But they are radical ideologues who want to literally undermine our Judeo-Christian values," Staver argues. "It's the most serious assault on our family, faith and freedom that we've faced in American history."

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