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NFL Coach Tony Dungy’s Freedoms Questioned by “Gay” Activists

Why would homosexual activist Kathy Sarris suggest that Indianapolis Colts Coach Tony Dungy (pictured below) should not speak in favor of Biblical marriage or speak at a conservative group’s fundraiser? (Did she object when [a democratic presidential candidate] spoke at HRC? Nope.) Is she unaware that under the First Amendment even her opponents enjoy freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of association? Her objections expose her ultimate goal: to subjugate our constitutional freedom of religion and freedom of speech to a new “right” — the “right” of homosexuals to receive approval from all Americans at all times.

Excerpted from Dungy Under Fire for Planned Appearance, published Mar 10, 2007, by Associated Press:

Indiana Family Institute Vocally Opposes Gay Marriage

tony-dungy.jpg…Some local and national gay rights groups have questioned [Indianapolis Colts coach Tony] Dungy’s decision to appear at a fundraising banquet this month for the institute, which has been a leading supporter of a proposed state constitutional amendment defining marriage as only between one man and one woman…

Kathy Sarris, president of the Indiana Equality Education Fund, a gay rights advocacy group, told The Indianapolis Star:

“I am a little disappointed in that I would think he would want to stay out of the political arena, and the Family Institute is a political organization.”

“Coach Dungy’s feelings on the importance of marriage and family are well known,” the team statement said. “He, of course, is free to speak to any group he wishes. The club does not take positions in political issues in which it is not directly involved. The Colts do not endorse any political or religious position taken by any group that any Colts employee decides to speak or lend his or her name to.”

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This article was posted on Tuesday, March 13th, 2007 at 5:28 pm and is filed under "Civil Unions" & "Gay Marriage", Activists, Athletes & Coaches, Christian Persecution, News. You can follow any updates to this article through the RSS 2.0 feed.

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