Skip to comments.Australian tennis legend Margaret Court condemned for views against same-sex "marriage"
Posted on 12/03/2019 3:35:38 PM PST by Ennis85
Things turned spicy on Channel 9 this morning during a heated debate about Australian tennis legend Margaret Court.
The panel on Sports Sunday was discussing how Tennis Australia (TA) handled its announcement yesterday it had invited Court to attend the Australian Open as a special guest to mark the 50-year anniversary of her incredible 1970 Grand Slam, when she won all four majors.
In the same statement yesterday, TA also delivered Court a stinging backhand by saying it does not agree with her views that gay marriage should not be legal, which have hurt and demeaned many in our community.
TA then went a step further, publishing an open letter saying publicly stated views of intolerance and demeaning language have no place in the sport.
Australian tennis great Todd Woodbridge praised Tennis Australias handling of the situation, as did Sydney Morning Herald rugby writer Georgina Robinson, before she took exception with the attitude of former Wallaby Peter FitzSimons.
FitzSimons, a noted critic of opponents to gay marriage, like Court and Israel Folau, asked Woodbridge whether hed ever tried to talk to Court and tell her she was wrong, which Robinson said was a hugely arrogant position to take.
FitzSimons:Todd, youre a leading member of the Australian tennis community. She is a leading member of the Australian tennis community. Have you ever tried to sit down, beyond the press releases and say, Margaret, please, on this stuff, youre just so out of kilter, youre wrong. Have you ever tried personally talking to her?
Woodbridge: I spoke to Margaret at the Fed Cup, but not about what youre talking about.
FitzSimons: Why didnt you try? Isnt it your duty to try?
Robinson: That would be hugely arrogant.
Robinson: Because its her religious belief.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...
TRANSLATION: “Anybody who doesn’t agree with us should be executed.”
Same sex marriage should not be legal. This isnt the first time SCOTUS got one wrong.
They’ve been after Court for years.
The Australian Left is very strong and active “down under”. Time to counterattack and show them no mercy.
Point out that their censorship advocacy is against FREE SPEECH and it is they who are the oppressors and hatemongers.
hurt and demeaned many in our community
But, of course, hurting and demeaning people in Court’s “community” is just fine. They imply that they working for civility, when in fact they’re just trying to create a new under-class.
Libs, like Martina Navratilova, keep trying to rename the Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open because of the tennis great’s outspoken condemnation of same-sex marriage.
I remember when she was ranked number 1. Bobby Riggs beat her badly.
For some reason no one ever mentions that. I have a book by Rod Laver. He says flat out that the Riggs-King match was rigged.
which have hurt and demeaned many in our community.
Luke and Carla Burrell lost their wedding magazine because of your hurt feelings so don’t whine to us about being “hurt and demeaned”.
As an Israeli, I’m honestly confused why there is any governmental involvement at all.
In Israel, marriage is a rite of a religion, like baptism or a Bar Mitzvah. The government is not involved, unless the parties want to register a civil union for benefit purposes.
The only recognized branch of Judaism is Orthodox, so it just says “no” to the queers. Same with the Muslims. Not sure about the Nazarenes, in that there are so many denominations, but the Romans (the main one) say “no”, too.
Yes, we have weirdos have same sex civil unions, but it’s not a “marriage”.
Good for Mrs.Court. I applaud her stand against the mentally ill homosexuals.
All others are forbidden to notice.
Margaret Court is a born again Christian. What do they expect her to
Do? Repudiate Biblical teachings and stop being who she is?
I couldn’t care less about tennis, Australian tennis, TA or Margaret Court (though I have nothing against her, either).
However, she has a right to believe as she wishes to, so long as she doesn’t DIRECTLY hurt someone else (which she’s not doing here in any way). These people can blow their intolerance out their rear ends - I am completely sick and tired of them, anywhere they are located. Why they have to bring in a non-tennis item into a tennis report is beyond me - unless it is to further tighten the screws on anyone who might disagree with the intolerant Leftist (sorry for repeating myself) orthodoxy of the day.
There goes her Chin-Filet Franchise
Everybody on the planet knows and knew what a marriage was and is. There is no such thing as a same sex marriage and everybody knows it. It is a perversion of something sacred.
Of COURSE it was RIGGED! There is not a shred of doubt! It was VERY obvious! The feminist women’s movement was in swing...they did not DARE that the man won!
Leviticus 18:22 -
Leviticus 20:13 -
These confused people were diagnosed in the DSM 1,2,3...and then...Maybe money, maybe family connections.. The 4 didn’t follow 1,2, 3.? I don’t hate the disturbed perverts that can’t produce children. I just don’t want them to have a voice on policy effecting family and education. They dishonor their parents. And some have children who are very hurt by their awful idolatry. They can REPENT! SO CAN THEIR ENNABLERS!
Margaret Court must not be allowed to have her opinions. She must be made to conform. Once they said they only wanted tolerance. That grew into acceptance. And now they demand endorsement.
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