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Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:51 pm

Nebraska assistant coach Ron Brown says he'll keep speaking out against homosexuality even if it costs him his job.

"To be fired for my faith would be a greater honor than to be fired because we didn't win enough games," Brown said in an interview with The Associated Press. "I haven't lost any sleep over it. I realize at some point, we live in a politically correct enough culture where that very well could happen."

Brown earned national acclaim for leading a prayer at midfield before the Cornhuskers' game at scandal-torn Penn State six months ago. He has been under fire recently for testifying against an anti-discrimination ordinance that extended protections to gay and transgender people.

In Brown's three-minute appearance, he challenged ordinance sponsor Ben Gray and other members to remember the Bible does not condone homosexuality. He told council members they would be held to "great accountability for the decision you are making."


What if his faith held that certain racial groups were not blessed by his god?

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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Jademan7 » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:05 pm

I don't remember seeing anything about football in the bible!?
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Galoot » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:19 pm

You can be certain your God is imaginary if he hates all the same people that you do.
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Meade » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:22 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:What if his faith held that certain racial groups were not blessed by his god?

Cool! Let's make this about race.
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:27 pm

But gays are OK? Let's hear your libertarian take on the Husker's coach.
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:35 pm

Jademan7 wrote:I don't remember seeing anything about football in the bible!?


Can't touch the skin of a pig iirc
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Meade » Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:29 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:But gays are OK? Let's hear your libertarian take on the Husker's coach.

No no, Henry, you wanted to see if you could also make this about race. Don't try to wriggle out of it.

Bigotry and hate. That's all you've got left, isn't it?

William Freeman Vilas would find you despicable.
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:23 am

Fuck you, troll.
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Meade » Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:31 am

You too, race baiter.
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Ducatista » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:05 am

Hey, Larry One Note. Henry wasn't making it about race. He was pointing out that anti-gay posturing is one of the last accepted forms of public bigotry, and that same bullshit stance would never be tolerated if the coach had railed against, say, whites instead of gays.
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby bdog » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:15 am

Ducatista wrote:Hey, Larry One Note. Henry wasn't making it about race. He was pointing out that anti-gay posturing is one of the last accepted forms of public bigotry, and that same bullshit stance would never be tolerated if the coach had railed against, say, whites instead of gays.

I interpreted Henry's comment a little differently. Suppose this guy's religion had an anti non-white race creedo. Now suppose the livelihood of the Nebraska football program depended on African American players. That's not a hypothetical - it does.

Would the coach be so sure in his beliefs if that were the case? Would he be so sure in his beliefs if a star player announced he was gay?
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Kenneth Burns » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:24 am

Ron Brown made it about race: "He said gays and lesbians do not deserve the same protections as groups that historically have been discriminated against, such as blacks and women."
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:48 am

In Brown's three-minute appearance, he challenged ordinance sponsor Ben Gray and other members to remember the Bible does not condone homosexuality.

What I remember most is all the things the Bible does condone:

Genocide
Slavery
Infanticide
Execution by stoning or burning
Murdering non-virgin brides
Land theft
Rape
Sexism
Germ warfare
Sending wild animals to maul children to death
Pretty much every other awful thing you can imagine
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby bdog » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:51 am

Prof. Wagstaff wrote:Pretty much every other awful thing you can imagine

"Citizen Dave" ?
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Re: Nebraska coach outspoken against gays

Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:00 am

Yes, Citizen Dave is as bad as... oh, let's say rape.

Hilarious.
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