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Report: NFL Explored Options to Relocate Super Bowl if AZ Gov. Didn't Veto 'Religious Freedom' Bill
Breitbart News ^ | February 27, 2014 | Breitbart Sports

Posted on 02/27/2014 9:50:25 PM PST by This Just In

Hours before Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial "religious freedom" bill on Wednesday that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to individuals, including gays and lesbians, based on religious grounds, the NFL started exploring options to potentially move the 2015 Super Bowl from Arizona if Brewer signed the law.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boycottarizona; corporateliberalism; gaybullies; nfl
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1 posted on 02/27/2014 9:50:25 PM PST by This Just In
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To: This Just In

You mean the tax exempt NFL that has a tax free status?


2 posted on 02/27/2014 9:54:48 PM PST by plainshame
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To: This Just In

F the NFL and all of the other corporate homo lovers.


3 posted on 02/27/2014 9:55:08 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: plainshame

That’s the one. Same one which forces taxpayers to pay for its stadiums.


4 posted on 02/27/2014 9:55:58 PM PST by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: This Just In

No Ma’am.

We are done with the NFL.

Bullies.

Pushing sexual/homosexual teaching onto prepubescent boys.

Not in my house ever again.


5 posted on 02/27/2014 9:56:03 PM PST by stanne
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To: This Just In

How can I become tax exempt and get free stadiums built with taxpayer money???They must be special!


6 posted on 02/27/2014 9:58:29 PM PST by plainshame
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To: plainshame

when will the NFL stand up for MY rights as a Christian?....why is okay to discriminate against me and my kind?????


7 posted on 02/27/2014 9:59:02 PM PST by cherry
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To: This Just In

I’m beginning to hate the NFL.

Their local owner is trying to shake down my country for a new taxpayer-funded stadium, and the game itself has become an over-the-top commercial spectacle.


8 posted on 02/27/2014 9:59:55 PM PST by PGR88
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To: PGR88

“I’m beginning to hate the NFL.”

I’m pleased that we don’t have a representative of that Sodomy party here in SoCal.


9 posted on 02/27/2014 10:02:23 PM PST by Pelham (If you do not deport it is amnesty by default.)
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To: cherry
when will the NFL stand up for MY rights as a Christian?....why is okay to discriminate against me and my kind?????

The NFL hired Penn & Teller for pre-game entertainment after they famously mocked the crucifixion of Jesus. They aren't a tolerant organization, they are a bunch of fascist libtards reaping billions off the public teat.

10 posted on 02/27/2014 10:03:23 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: This Just In

I guess more voters hate unemployment than hate gays.


11 posted on 02/27/2014 10:03:58 PM PST by gleeaikin
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To: This Just In
I'm not convinced that cities actually make money from Super Bowls in the long run. I guess it would depend on the competence of the local government.
12 posted on 02/27/2014 10:05:19 PM PST by RPTMS (I know you're a nincompoop, and I strongly suspect you of being a scalawag!)
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To: PGR88

they are dreaming that their audience is truly, Imus style, gay rights promoters and not p whipped and not secretly disgusted at all of this.

Well, I don’t know. I’m a girl so...

I just think they’re off the sidewalk on this.

They pay no taxes. They have no loyalties. they charge way too much and now they’re abandoning their culture?


13 posted on 02/27/2014 10:05:30 PM PST by stanne
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To: Pelham

I’m pleased that we don’t have a representative of that Sodomy party here in SoCal.

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Agree.


14 posted on 02/27/2014 10:06:20 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: gleeaikin

This has nothing to do with hate of any kind. It’s about religious rights.


15 posted on 02/27/2014 10:06:21 PM PST by Essie
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To: a fool in paradise

Politics and the bugnut Christians
Los Angeles Times ^ | October 2, 2011 | By Penn Jillette
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/2786709/posts

Unholy act (Penn & Teller)
PAGE SIX - New York Post ^ | 1/26/03 | RICHARD JOHNSON with PAULA FROELICH and CHRIS WILSON
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/829776/posts

OUTRAGED Catholics wanted comic-magicians Penn & Teller removed from ABC’s Super Bowl special over an act they performed featuring Jesus, a midget angel and a sex act. The duo - who are scheduled to perform on ABC’s pre- and post-game show from Times Square - acted out the controversial bit at the World Magic Seminar in Rio last week. When the Catholic League’s William A. Donohue got wind of it, he fired a letter to ABC saying that such “an incredibly anti-Christian statement” should not be “rewarded.” A network rep told the Las Vegas Review Journal that Penn & Teller are still in the show....


16 posted on 02/27/2014 10:06:32 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: Essie

The case in Texas isn’t even about love or marriage, it’s about two carpetbagging dykes from Massachusetts trying to get Texas to “divorce” them.


17 posted on 02/27/2014 10:07:15 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: stanne

And I’m not at all anti gay. We should coexist and not talk about sex. I am not in favor of mistreatment of anyone.

And that includes young people, pre pubescent, who really cannot take hearing about sex and certainly not illicit or perverted....

that’s all this is.

We are all forced to think about what they do. And I’m done with the NFL and their pornography commercials.

Just no.


18 posted on 02/27/2014 10:08:35 PM PST by stanne
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To: stanne

Ditto! The NFL can celebrate sodomy all by themselves.

How about a bonfire? Everyone can burn their NFL jerseys, etc.


19 posted on 02/27/2014 10:08:40 PM PST by joshua c (Please dont feed the liberals)
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To: stanne

Yup. Same here, I’m dome with them.


20 posted on 02/27/2014 10:09:54 PM PST by Carbonsteel
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To: joshua c

Pshaw, threatening the governor, transforming culture.

NO


21 posted on 02/27/2014 10:11:01 PM PST by stanne
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To: This Just In

Me and mine have been drifting away from pro football for a few years now, and have been acquiring a taste for college ball (same goes for basketball). The events of the past few months pretty much guarantee we’ll say ‘adios’ to the nfl in all but a very few games.


22 posted on 02/27/2014 10:11:52 PM PST by Paulie (Buy local, bank local, exert your influence locally; the left will fold like a cheap suit.)
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To: This Just In

The nerve of these NFL deadbeats charging people 100.00USD a game and massive parking fees along with 10 dollar beers is insanity!These people are way overpaid just like the federal government.


23 posted on 02/27/2014 10:13:46 PM PST by plainshame
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To: This Just In

They should relocate to another country and pay taxes!


24 posted on 02/27/2014 10:16:19 PM PST by plainshame
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To: Carbonsteel

Huf!

My father was invited to try out with the Lions. Still Have the letter.

He wisely declined, thinking it was a bad career choice - the college they chose for his scholarship educated him too well at the behest of his guardian (auntie)

What to make of it? in 50 years, it will be a forgotten gay rights organization like PBS.

can we then say, your great grandfather was a draftee for the NFL? Weill they say, He was gay? No. But he was a marine, a fighter pilot, a great athlete, a great family man, uncle, father, nephew, friend, husband. A great business man, salesman (top in the country at age 45, corporate VP big company)

The other subject would take over.

The NFL is an idiotic group of Neanderthals for this.

Done with them


25 posted on 02/27/2014 10:18:45 PM PST by stanne
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This isn't the first time the tax payer supported NFL has threaten a City with a Super Bowl , Tampa has a private Pirate Crew that was all white and they wouldn't give Tampa unless they integrated the Crew.
26 posted on 02/27/2014 10:24:42 PM PST by scooby321
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To: This Just In

NFL needs to be forced to answer why they oppose religious freedom


27 posted on 02/27/2014 10:31:06 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: dragnet2

San Diego is not in SoCal?


28 posted on 02/27/2014 10:33:02 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: This Just In

I had pretty much given up on the NFL and most other professional sports. This definitely shuts the door.

Are there any institutions that haven’t been taken over by the left? Sports and the military were the last ones standing, and now they’ve gone the way of hollywood, the press, the schools, etc, etc.


29 posted on 02/27/2014 10:44:09 PM PST by aquila48
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To: plainshame

Now I know what the NFL stands for:

National Freeloaders League (tax exempt)

National Frightened Leaders

National Fubar League

When do women start playing in the National Feminist League?

Now the players are often thugs and the leadership is a bunch of pussies.

Another American tradition dying at the hands of the feminist Leftist males.


30 posted on 02/27/2014 10:47:41 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: aquila48

Perry is a talker , I hope Abbott is a do’er


31 posted on 02/27/2014 10:49:50 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: This Just In

Why stop at the SB? Why not pull the Arizona franchise? They could become the Los Angeles Pillow Biters.


32 posted on 02/27/2014 10:58:03 PM PST by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: This Just In

Anyone and everyone that believes in the US Constitution, believes the Word of God, believes in morals, has to write or call the NFL and tell them they nwill not accept the NFL threatening or interefering with Americans establishing laws to protect the Constitutional rights of the citizens.


33 posted on 02/27/2014 11:01:25 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: This Just In

I will agree with the homos as soon as the United Negro College Fund starts sending money to white, hispanic, and asian kids.


34 posted on 02/27/2014 11:09:36 PM PST by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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They banned firearms ads this year. I’m done with them.


35 posted on 02/27/2014 11:15:32 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: This Just In

That’s it. I’m done with the NFL. I’m going to avoid watching any NFL football games this next year. Just like I have done for the last decade or so.


36 posted on 02/27/2014 11:16:33 PM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: stanne
The NFL is an idiotic group of Neanderthals for this.

Don't insult Neanderthals. They didn't dance around in pink tu tu's praising people who have sex with other men's anuses.

37 posted on 02/27/2014 11:20:12 PM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: This Just In

If I could send less money their way, I would.


38 posted on 02/27/2014 11:36:02 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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Report: NFL Explored Options to Relocate Super Bowl if AZ Gov. Didn't Veto 'Religious Freedom' Bill

I've already started digging my family's catacombs. It might be a good idea for the rest of you to get started so we can eventually link them up.

39 posted on 02/27/2014 11:55:37 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: ponygirl
Same one which forces taxpayers to pay for its stadiums.

Don't get me started, taxpayer funded palaces dedicated to over-filling the pockets of billionaire owners and frequently criminal millionaire players so that crony capitalists can impress their whore dates at the expense of, you guessed it, taxpayers.

And, the more I watch, the more I am convinced that ALL professional sports is like professional wrestling.


40 posted on 02/28/2014 12:24:03 AM PST by 867V309 (Obammy = LIAR)
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To: This Just In

They didn’t have a contract? The NFL now writes or vetoes legislation?

Looks like it, doesn’t it, Jan Brewer?


41 posted on 02/28/2014 1:40:49 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: cherry

Probably about the time you and others make the connection and stop voting for lesser evils that empower them. Because as long as the NFL and pro sports orgs are fear free for their tax status, they will keep pushing further and further.

And lesser evil politicians will never hold that against them. Can’t have it both ways Cherry. Bummer huh?


42 posted on 02/28/2014 1:48:24 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: This Just In

FUNFL.

I gave up on them years ago. I haven’t watched or listened to a game in over 20 years.

Before that I used to have a pair of season tickets.

One day, I just said, “Screw this!” and never looked back. It’s nice to not be stuck in front of the TV every Sunday. That instantly made college football much less interesting and now I have my Saturdays free, too.

The older I get, the less I need to be “entertained.”


43 posted on 02/28/2014 1:59:02 AM PST by Right Wing Assault
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I wonder how many will stop watching NFL because it’s getting too gay.


44 posted on 02/28/2014 2:22:15 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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Jan Brewer would have vaulted to frontrunner in the 2016 Presidential election had she signed the bill.

And the NFL could pull out of the United States for all I care.


45 posted on 02/28/2014 3:57:44 AM PST by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE!)
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Jan Brewer's political epitaph:
"I Sold My Soul for the Super Bowl!"

46 posted on 02/28/2014 4:02:02 AM PST by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE!)
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The arrogance involved with this is simply stunning. I hope that the backlash to this is such that they get message that a significant proportion of what their ‘fan base’ consisted of are exactly like the commenters on this forum... outraged and they are going to take the actions of tuning out and dropping out.
47 posted on 02/28/2014 4:23:26 AM PST by hecticskeptic
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Honestly folks, I know this area where the games going to be played. The folks who depend on this type of event activity have been on a downhill roller coaster ride the past 5 years.

I can easily see the desperate pleas to not risk the Superbowl.

Westgate business owners have taken a beating and the mall is barely staying above water with all of the hockey drama and other financial disasters, like every day since obama was elected.

I'm not saying I approve of Christian persecution, but I'm absolutely seeing where financial pressures might compel the governor to find a way out of signing the bill into law.

48 posted on 02/28/2014 4:26:13 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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It’s an outrage that the NFL threatens a state over a political issue regardless of the issue. Talk about bullying!


49 posted on 02/28/2014 4:34:23 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: Caipirabob

There was a walpo ANALysis of Arizona politics reprinted in the local rag today. The summary would be: Arizona is GOP ultra conservative territory filled with homophobes and racists who believe the missing link in the white house was not born here. Brewer only vetoed the bill because the NFL threated to pull its game over the anti fag bill (of course it was mischaracterized). No mention of course that both senators from that state are not conservatives rather just some anti GOP rhetoric citing that their older population tends to be socially conservative, a new stigma.


50 posted on 02/28/2014 4:39:37 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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