Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/22/14
The Chicago Bears made a simple but very important public relations move yesterday. Had the Chicago Bears not acted swiftly on this, it would have been a PR DISASTER! If the Chicago Bears had willingly supported the National Organization for Marriage’s (NOM) anti-gay agenda, then the organization would find themselves squarely on the wrong side of history. These days everyone is talking about gay rights: the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, Facebook marriage equality avatars, former Chicago Bears linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo claiming that four NFL players could all come out very soon at the same time and Rutgers firing their college basketball coach Mike Rice, partially due to his use of homophobic slurs. Rice used the f-word, and I’m not talking about the one that rhymes with duck; I’m speaking about the one that rhymes with maggot, and you simply cannot use that word today.  Chicago Bears memorabilia items were recently donated to NOM’s Ruth Institute. The Institute is ...
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