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NCAA Officials Cave to Homosexual Activists
Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 3-2-10 | Bob McCarty

Posted on 03/02/2010 2:36:37 PM PST by BobMcCartyWrites

Officials with the NCAA pulled a Focus on the Family advertisement from the organization's web site recently after homosexual activists complained about it.

TOPICS: Business/Economy; Society; Sports; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: advertising; familyvalues; homosexuality; ncaa
Celebrate Family. Celebrate Life™. Unless, that is, you're involved with the National Collegiate Athletic Association. According to the American Family Association, officials with the NCAA pulled a Focus on the Family advertisement (below right) containing that message from the organization's web site recently after homosexual activists complained.

A post on the AFA web site spells out the situation this way:

This Focus on the Family ad, believe it or not, has been yanked off the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) website for one simple reason: Focus on the Family supports natural marriage, believing that marriage is the union of one man and one woman.

The NCAA, who apparently believes only in selective diversity - "Christians need not apply" - has censored this ad after homosexual activists complained.

Look at the message again. By scrubbing this ad, is the NCAA saying we want our sons to grow up knowing how to do the wrong thing? With the number of NCAA athletes who get in trouble with the law every week, you'd think the NCAA would enthusiastically support a message which urges fathers to be great role models for their sons and athletes-to-be.

Are NCAA officials saying that they celebrate divorce rather than intact families? That they celebrate death instead of life? That they don't want fathers to be involved with their sons? What is remotely objectionable about the message in this ad?

NCAA officials even went so far as to say that even if the message was okay, they'd have to spike it because of the messenger.

In other words, the NCAA is telling America that it has no room in its view of diversity for voices of faith and family.

Americans incensed by the NCAA's action can take action themselves by visiting this AFA ACTION ALERT PAGE and sending a message to NCAA Chairman James Barker.

EDITOR'S NOTE: I attempted to reach Bob Williams, managing director of public and media relations for the NCAA, for comment this afternoon, but was forced to leave a message requesting a call back. If the NCAA spokesperson returns my call, I will post an update here.

1 posted on 03/02/2010 2:36:38 PM PST by BobMcCartyWrites
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To: BobMcCartyWrites

Contact the NCAA

The National Collegiate Athletic Association
700 W. Washington Street
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222

Phone: 317/917-6222
Fax: 317/917-6888

SEND THOSE POST CARDS using colored markers so that the curious will read them, too.

Just bought 50 post cards, this’ll be number one today.

2 posted on 03/02/2010 2:56:40 PM PST by HighlyOpinionated (MAKE THE WHITE HOUSE A SMOKE FREE ZONE. No Cigarettes, Cigars or Pipes.)
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