Christian Athletes Are Being Targeted by the New York Times

Christian Athletes Are Being Targeted by the New York Times

Christian Athletes May Be CANCELLED Unless They Comply To This New Liberal Push

( – Police raided a gay club in Greenwich Village in New York City on June 28, 1969. The police action sparked six days of protests and riots and became the catalyst for the gay rights movement. Every year, the US unofficially celebrates Pride Month for the LGBTQ community. Across the country, businesses and sports teams recognize the month by utilizing colors from the Pride flag to signal support for the LGBTQ community.

In early June, the Tampa Bay Rays Major League Baseball team issued uniforms with the team’s pride logo on players’ jerseys. Yet, several players opted out of wearing uniforms with the emblem, citing their Christian faith. That didn’t sit well with New York Times baseball columnist Tyler Kepner who wrote an article targeting the Christian athletes over their beliefs.

On Monday, June 6, Kepner criticized the players and the team. The sports columnist praised the Rays’ attempt at clubhouse harmony but said the players who refused to wear the pride logo undermined that harmony. Kepner said team executives undercut their inclusive message by letting the Christian athletes opt out of wearing the pride colors. He quoted sports author Andrew Maraniss who said discrimination based on faith is an indictment of the players and their religion.

So, is America becoming less tolerant of religious beliefs and practices?

You decide.

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