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NFL Stars and Athletes standing against abortion

Posted in NFL, Video with tags , , , , on July 10, 2014 by saynsumthn

NFL Stars and Athletes For Life Mark Bavaro, George Martin, Phil McConkey, Phil Simms, Chris Godfrey, and Jim Burt are true champions in promoting the Culture of Life.

Video produced by American Life League !

Obama praises dog killer Michael Vick’s “comeback”

Posted in Animal Abuse, Animal Lovers, Animal Rights, NFL, Obama with tags , , , , , , on December 28, 2010 by saynsumthn

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Cat Fight over Tim Tebow Superbowl Ad. Pro-Choice Feminist exposes NOW for not being “Pro-Choice”

Posted in Abortion, Anti-abortion, Clenard Childress, National Organization for (Some) Women, NFL, pro-choice, Pro-Life with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 3, 2010 by saynsumthn

It is pretty bad when the National Organization of (Pro-abortion) Women are getting called out as hypocrites by one of their own.

Tebow’s Super Bowl ad isn’t intolerant; its critics are

By Sally Jenkins
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, February 2, 2010

I’m pro-choice, and Tebow clearly is not. But based on what I’ve heard in the past week, I’ll take his side against the group-think, elitism and condescension of the “National Organization of Fewer and Fewer Women All The Time.” For one thing, Tebow seems smarter than they do.

Tebow’s 30-second ad hasn’t even run yet, but it already has provoked “The National Organization for Women Who Only Think Like Us” to reveal something important about themselves: They aren’t actually “pro-choice” so much as they are pro-abortion. Pam Tebow has a genuine pro-choice story to tell. She got pregnant in 1987, post-Roe v. Wade, and while on a Christian mission in the Philippines, she contracted a tropical ailment. Doctors advised her the pregnancy could be dangerous, but she exercised her freedom of choice and now, 20-some years later, the outcome of that choice is her beauteous Heisman Trophy winner son, a chaste, proselytizing evangelical….Apparently NOW feels this commercial is an inappropriate message for America to see for 30 seconds, but women in bikinis selling beer is the right one …You know what we really need more of? Famous guys who aren’t embarrassed to practice sexual restraint, and to say it out loud. If we had more of those, women might have fewer abortions. …Tebow has a right to express his beliefs publicly. Just as I have the right to reject or accept them after listening — or think a little more deeply about the issues. If the pro-choice stance is so precarious that a story about someone who chose to carry a risky pregnancy to term undermines it, then CBS is not the problem.


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Planned Parenthood recently released a response to the ad by using two African American male athletes to express their support.
Here is a response by the Rev. Clenard Childress an African American Pastor:

Petition Launched: Support CBS’s Decision to Air Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad

Posted in Abortion, Anti-abortion, NFL, Pro-Life with tags , , , , , , , , on February 1, 2010 by saynsumthn

Note: Click here to sign the petition to support CBS and its decision to air the Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad. To join the Facebook page to Support the Tim Tebow Ad, click here.

January 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life forces are responding swiftly to the fierce pro-abortion campaign that is being waged against Focus on the Family’s pro-life ad featuring football superstar Tim Tebow, which is set to air on CBS during the Super Bowl on Feb. 7.

In the past few days, pro-abortion groups have generated over 120,000 letters to CBS, NFL, and Super Bowl advertising executives, asking that they scrap the ad, which has yet to be unveiled. Other pro-abortion organizations have generated thousands more.

In response, a petition was launched today by LSN, whereby pro-lifers can express support to CBS for its decision to air the ad, and exhort the network not to cave to pressure to drop the ad. The names of those who sign the petition will be forwarded on to CBS executives. (To sign the petition, click here)

At the same time, another pro-life group, the Susan B. Anthony List, has launched an effort aimed at supporting the Tebow family during the controversy. Via the ‘Block Hard for Tim Tebow’ website, pro-lifers can send messages of encouragement to Tim and his family to let them know that the pro-life movement is standing behind them.

The Focus on the Family ad is expected to feature the story of how Tebow’s mother refused to abort him despite being advised to do so by physicians for health reasons. Pam Tebow eventually gave birth to a perfectly healthy baby, who has gone on to become one of the most-recognized sports stars in America.

Despite its hopeful message, the ad has infuriated pro-abortion forces, who argue that it is tantamount to revoking women’s “right to choose.” On Wednesday, a number of pro-abortion groups launched an all-out campaign to pressure CBS into cancelling the ad.

“CBS needs to hear the voices of those who support life and family as well,” said LSN editor, John-Henry Westen. “Therefore LSN is launching this petition addressed to CBS, asking them not to cave in to pressure to pull the Focus on the Family ad.”

In a recent press release Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life commented on the war over the ad. “Why should it bother people who call themselves pro-choice if women watch Pam Tebow and her son Tim on Super Bowl Sunday and freely decide to choose life? Would fewer abortions be a bad thing?” he asked.

“As for the argument that the ad should not be shown because it is divisive, since when do we broadcast only things on which the American people all agree? In that case, the Super Bowl itself could not be broadcast.”

Westen added, “The pro-life leadership is already stepping forward to support the ad. Now it’s up to the pro-life rank and file to defend the Tebows and the right for their story to be told, whether or not pro-aborts would rather that they were silenced.”

Click here to sign the “Petition to CBS in Support of their Decision to Air the Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad”
URL: http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2010/jan/10012809.html

Super Bowl Commercial Brings Different Focus to Tebow

Posted in NFL, Pro-Life with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on January 20, 2010 by saynsumthn

Tim Tebow is already far more famous than Kurt Warner.

In fact, let’s be clear, the moment he is drafted Tim Tebow will be the athlete most famous for his religion since Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali.

And suddenly multicultural America, with a variety of religious beliefs, will come face-to-face with a man whose strict adherence to a muscular form of Christianity, despite his personal charisma, isn’t all warm and fuzzy. Especially when that statement of religious values comes not at the close of a game in a short on-field interview, but in a contest that the athlete is not even competing in. Focus on the Family, the right wing non-profit funding Tebow’s ad, isn’t a middle-of-the-road religious organization. Tebow’s Super Bowl ad, for instance, will embrace a pro-life stance, which is the position of Focus on the Family, but something that half of America will disagree with.

Will that stance be controversial?

Certainly it will in many cities across the length and width of our country. And certainly it will be for many sports fans who sit down to watch the Super Bowl as an escape from the more serious issues facing our society. We come to watch football and funny ads, not be convinced that our view on abortion is wrong or right.

But opposing abortion isn’t the most controversial of Focus on the Family’s stances. The organization also opposes all forms of gambling, the theory of evolution — preferring intelligent design — premarital sex, and the so-called “homosexual agenda.”

How many fans watching the Super Bowl will be able to raise their hand and assert that they’ve never gambled or had premarital sex or supported the theory of evolution? (Heck, some may do all three during the telecast.)

Not many.

All of these issues are incredibly controversial with well-meaning people embracing beliefs on both sides. By appearing in an ad on behalf of Focus on the Family, Tebow provides an endorsement for these other beliefs as well. So far Tim Tebow’s own personal charisma has served to mask some of the intolerance associated with his own religious beliefs. By taking an avowed stand against abortion on the same day America celebrates the greatest sporting day on the calendar, Tim Tebow is taking a huge risk and stepping into a new arena.

He’s no longer America’s golden Christian amateur.

He’s a paid professional.

And for many, that’s going to make all the difference.

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49ERS Niners’ coach Doc told Mike Singletary’s mother to abort him, he escaped his Black Genocide

Posted in Abortion, Anti-abortion, Black Genocide, Life Dynamics, Maafa21, Margaret Sanger, Mark Crutcher, NFL, Population Control, pro-choice, Pro-Life, Racism with tags , , , , , , , , on January 4, 2010 by saynsumthn

49ERS Niners’ righteous warrior
Mike Singletary wasn’t expected to live, and he thanks God daily for the miracle

John Burgess / Press Democrat
January 2, 2010 at 5:40 p.m.

The doctors told Mike Singletary’s mother to have an abortion. She was too old to give birth, they said, and after several miscarriages the chances of this baby — Mike — being a normal child were slim.

She and her husband were religious — he was a Pentecostal minister — and the idea of abortion appalled them. She put her faith in the Lord and gave birth to Mike, her 10th child. He was frail and had trouble drawing breath. For the first seven years of his life he was plagued by bronchitis and pneumonia and he remembers his mother rushing him to the hospital the times he couldn’t breathe and he remembers lying under a tent, “a bubble kind of thing,” to help him take in air.

He spent much of his time in bed. His mother read to him and they prayed together and he lived in his imagination. He wanted to play sports but he was too weak for that and, anyway, his father considered sports evil, activities of a fallen world, not of the spirit.

When Singletary was 8, his physical problems began to disappear and he would work in his father’s construction business but mostly he sat in the truck and looked at his father and brothers while they worked. He was gaining his strength and he was observing. You think of Singletary observing, making sense of things, putting together the pieces of life. You think of him thinking. You think of him looking. You think of him looking at himself looking.

When he was a boy of about 12, his cousin Reginald dominated him. What Reginald did, Singletary had to do. When Reginald laughed, Singletary had to laugh.

One day Singletary decided enough was enough. He leapt at his cousin and got him in a headlock as boys do, and he squeezed until Reginald began to cry and begged him to stop. Singletary let Reginald go and Reginald ran away as if Singletary was crazy. Singletary didn’t mind being perceived as crazy, but he didn’t want to be seen as a wimp and after that he never was.

He recently told his story to me in his office. It used to be Bill Walsh’s office and then George Seifert’s, and it has belonged to others. It now belongs to Singletary. Think of him as next in line in a tradition of stewardship that once was great.

He came to the door of his office in black athletic shorts and sneakers and a 49ers sweatshirt. He is a trim, vibrant, athletic man and in his office he has installed three workout machines, large industrial-looking contraptions that take up most of the free space. You can imagine him leaping up from his desk and doing quick cardiovascular work to clear his mind.

He sat at the round table reserved for visitors, the same table Walsh and Seifert and Steve Mariucci used for informal conversations. He sat with his back to the ceiling-high window overlooking the practice fields, and because the light poured in that window it highlighted his face and made him look like a man emerging from a haze.

He answered every question I asked thoroughly, in an earnest tone. He ducked nothing. He takes things seriously. He is earnest. When I am with him I become earnest.

I listened to him narrate his biography and I believe he gives credit to God for his life. He wasn’t supposed to live. The doctors said kill the fetus. He emerged sickly and unable to be in the world. He seemed unfit. But he was not unfit. He grew into Mike Singletary and, for him, this fitness — this triumphing — is a continuing miracle and for that miracle he thanks God daily, pledges his life to God.

His dad was a stern religious man who loved his children but could not show his love. He lacked empathy. He also lacked fidelity: His dad ran away with another woman when Singletary was just entering junior high school. This is Singletary’s background, a background of a stable family wrecked.

With his dad out of the picture he could play sports. You already know about Singletary the football player and this article is not about that. Except for one thing. Singletary grew into himself. He had started from the most humble beginnings in a physical sense and he became a superstar. He is like King David in the Bible, and Singletary’s story is like a story from the Bible.

When he was a famous young man he was a phony. He told me he was a phony. He acted precisely the way he acts now — the deep serious voice, a man who looked you in the eye — but privately he was a different person.

One day when he was 26 he attended a Christian convention in Arizona and he was overcome with his unfitness, with his unhappiness, with his phoniness even though he had the world knocked, and he went to his hotel room and fell to his knees and called to the Lord and vowed not to rise until something changed. And he knelt and prayed and needed help because he had reached a dead end in his life. And he felt something touch him. And he knew his life had changed.

You can interpret this touch any way you want. Singletary interpreted it as a sign from God. He knew his next two tasks were vital. He had hated his father all these years and now he sought out his father and forgave him. He went to his wife and told her he had been a hypocrite. When they were courting he had secretly dated other women and he needed her to know and forgive him. And she did. With these two acts he had washed himself clean.

He is a man who sees his life as a moral life — as a moral tale, and he is the protagonist of that tale. He wears that large cross (he laughingly disputes that it’s large) as a reminder of whom he serves and what kind of man he was called on to be. He represents an approach to life, and the cross is a symbol of that approach.

After victories Singletary publicly thanks God for his players and coaches. After losses, Singletary privately gets to his knees in the locker room and thanks God for the lesson He is teaching by the loss, even though Singletary does not understand the lesson (God is mysterious and his purposes are unknowable), even though Singletary certainly dislikes losing. He thanks God even for the loss.

When he coaches, he guides himself by the Golden Rule — do to others what you would like to be done to you — and he does not belittle players or coaches, although he wants his players to play hard and get in every possible legal hit until the clock runs out. His ethic is Christian but he is what they call a Muscular Christian. He sees himself as a righteous warrior.
If the world is a moral world and if God truly rewards the virtuous, Singletary will be a great coach and surely goodness and success will follow him all the days of his life. That is the issue for Singletary and for us. The outcome is to be determined.

Thank God he avoided the Black Genocide: Margaret Sanger founder of Planned Parenthood would be disappointed !