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Torii Hunter: Gay teammate would be ‘difficult and uncomfortable’ [Attack on Christian Athlete]
Larry Brown Sports ^ | 12/30/12 | Larry Brown

Posted on 12/30/2012 7:09:38 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

Hunter is a four-time All-Star and has played in the majors since 1997. He was considered a clubhouse leader with the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Angels, and he told the Los Angeles Times that having a gay teammate would be “difficult and uncomfortable.”

“For me, as a Christian … I will be uncomfortable because in all my teachings and all my learning, biblically, it’s not right,” Hunter told the Times. “It will be difficult and uncomfortable.”

Kevin Baxter, who wrote a lengthy piece for the Times on gays in sports, described Hunter as saying that a gay teammate could divide a team.

It’s a disappointing view from someone who seems to be so great at uniting his teammates. One would think that players would accept a teammate no matter what if the player helped them win games. Perhaps Hunter would change his mind if he learned that one of his past teammates was gay, or if a prominent player came out.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chat; homosexualagenda; sodomy; sports
Yep, Biblical views of sexual behavior and sin are "disappointing" to the smug typists in cyberspace.
1 posted on 12/30/2012 7:09:47 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

He’ll be playing for the Tigers next season.


2 posted on 12/30/2012 7:13:15 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

You are no longer allowed to be uncomfortable or have any opposite ideas about anything.

PC means thought control


3 posted on 12/30/2012 7:15:31 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Man, I wish the Angels would have kept him. He was great for that club.


4 posted on 12/30/2012 7:17:53 PM PST by Yogafist
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To: SoFloFreeper

In today’s politically correct society who cares what the Bible or the Constitution says? Liberals believe both need to be amended to meet their PC standards.


5 posted on 12/30/2012 7:17:58 PM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: GeronL

They haven’t developed the technology to control my thoughts or feelings of comfort/discomfort yet.

I wonder how long it will be before the Bible is criminalized for being “homophobic” and “sexist”. Somehow, I do not think this will happen to the Koran.


6 posted on 12/30/2012 7:21:16 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: SoFloFreeper

What could possibly be uncomfortable about having to share a locker room with an openly gay teammate?


7 posted on 12/30/2012 7:22:07 PM PST by ConservativeTeen (Proud Right Wing Extremist)
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To: ReformationFan

I’m watching a documentary about the nazi cult. They’re quoting Himmler calling Christianity a plague.


8 posted on 12/30/2012 7:25:25 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Yogafist

He was one of my favorite Angels..I wish they would have kept him too


9 posted on 12/30/2012 7:28:29 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: cripplecreek

Yes. Despite modern left-wing propaganda, the National Socialists were trying to revive pre-Christian Teutonic paganism. They nominally used Christianity since Roman Catholicism and Lutheranism were already the prominent German religions at the time. I believe atheistic Soviet tyrant Stalin did a similar thing with the Russian Orthodox Church in order to help patriotism during World War II.


10 posted on 12/30/2012 7:29:57 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan
Catastrophe was only narrowly averted. It was all due to the faith of one man! Yes, you who called us godless, we found our faith in Adolf Hitler, and through him found God once again. That is the greatness of our day, that is our good fortune!

-Robert Ley, German Labor Front leader (Hitler's Trumpka)
11 posted on 12/30/2012 7:32:19 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ReformationFan

The show I’m watching is on H2 by the way.


12 posted on 12/30/2012 7:33:54 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If the team owner who pays Tori $18,000,000 per year tells him to be comfortable with it, Tori will be comfortable with it.


13 posted on 12/30/2012 7:49:47 PM PST by OKRA2012
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To: GeronL

Whatever you do, DON’T JUDGE... Discernment in life is for those eeeevil haters.


14 posted on 12/30/2012 8:05:28 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: SoFloFreeper

I agree with Larry but don’t all the fornicators make him uncomfortable, too? Or are all those pro athletes chaste and/or faithful to a wife?

I think the uncomfortable-ness stems from the fact that you are a sexual object to the homosexual man on your team.


15 posted on 12/30/2012 8:12:48 PM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: SoFloFreeper

MSM found their new John Rocker.


16 posted on 12/30/2012 8:28:37 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: SoFloFreeper

So much for La Grande Orange.


17 posted on 12/30/2012 8:35:08 PM PST by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Persevero

I don’t think Torii has a problem with fornicators in general. He has at least one baby mama himself.


18 posted on 12/30/2012 8:36:02 PM PST by Burkean (.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s wrong Larry, to a Christian. This used to be a Christian nation.


19 posted on 12/30/2012 8:45:40 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Rembrandt

Everybody knew that he was gay, but nobody cared because Rusty kept it to himself. He still does to this day. The Mets seem to be the team for gay baseball players. They had Rusty, later Roberto for a time, and their re-signed face of the franchise.


20 posted on 12/30/2012 9:11:30 PM PST by gusty
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To: SoFloFreeper
"One would think that players would accept a teammate no matter what if the player helped them win games."

Somehow, I'm guessing if a gay teammate hit like Mike Trout or Josh Hamilton, they could be more tolerant. But let the guy hit .230 with little power one year and it will hit the fan.

21 posted on 12/30/2012 9:43:00 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Want to see gay professional athletes and fans...check out a Sparks game. Or any women’s college softball game.


22 posted on 12/30/2012 11:30:07 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: SoFloFreeper

They’re called queers for a good reason


23 posted on 12/31/2012 12:24:51 AM PST by Figment
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To: GeronL

“PC means thought control”

Yep.
Here’s another thread about PC in sports.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2973585/posts


24 posted on 12/31/2012 12:30:09 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: gusty

I’ve been a Mets fan for over 40 years. My son gave me a #5 Jersey for Christmas. I was unaware of the behavior in the accusation, in the post. Respectfully, would you kindly offer some substantiation? Thank you.


25 posted on 12/31/2012 1:46:20 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: SoFloFreeper

Having a homo in the locker room would be disconcerting for any normal person. Not just Christians.


26 posted on 01/01/2013 5:52:21 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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