Folau may never play rugby again

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MarylinC's picture
Folau may never play rugby again

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/47898893

It never ceases to amaze me why these idiots just cannot stop spouting the bigoted bullshit they read in their old book, going by rules that are 2000 years out-of-date.

They never learn!

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Algebe's picture
https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport

https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/combat-sports/111951746/former-boxer-antho...

Here's another sporting moron who needs to keep his stupid views to himself.

Sheldon's picture
You'd have to hope he now

You'd have to hope he now becomes a complete pariah in the sport. Not just at international level either. Coming so close to the religious atrocity in Christchurch it is doubly shameful to be expressing religiously motivated hatred.

I do hope he doesn't escape the appropriate censure here, as this is the second time he's expressed this vile bigotry in a public forum.

There simply should be zero tolerance for this type of religious fuelled homophobia, and there are children contemplating a career in the sport who might think twice if they happen to be gay after shameful comments like this.

Let's hope he bumps into Gareth Thomas at some point...

Cognostic's picture
I am a big supporter of free

I am a big supporter of free speech and the first amendment. This is akin to yelling "FIRE" in a crowded theater. It has a serious potential to harm people.

With that said, can he prove he is right in a court of law. He should be arrested, cited, and given his day in court. (No different than the Creationists. Haven't they lost about 10 court cases now?) Nothing can help our society and future generations more than simply finding him guilty of harming others with his speech./ My opinion.

MarylinC's picture
In sporting circles his day

In sporting circles his day in court, so to speak, comes via their national governing body, Rugby Australia, who he is contracted to. Since Folau hasn't contacted them, they will inevitably ban him, after which it's up to him to appeal to CAS (the Court of Arbitration for Sport) if he wants to.

Sheldon's picture
The really stupid part is his

The really stupid part is his comments breach his contract with the ARU.

He must have known this when he signed it. So not just stupid, but dishonest as well.

If he wants to be a "committed christian" as he has put it, who publicly espouses homophobia, then is free to do so sadly, but don't sign lucrative sports contracts that forbid such behaviour, then break the terms of that contract when your fame gives you a wider platform for your appalling views.

Another theist who wants to have their cake and eat it.

arakish's picture
Why is it that the religious

Why is it that the religious are the meanest and worst bigots? Why can't they see how dangerously polluting their beliefs are to logical thinking? Hell, how polluting it is to normal thinking?

What the fuck is wrong with allowing humans to just be humans?

Fucking lousy ass Religitards.

rmfr

Sheldon's picture
Well it just keeps getting

Well it just keeps getting better:

"Billy Vunipola, England's number eight said "I don't HATE anyone", adding that Folau is saying "how we live our lives needs to be closer to how God intended them to be."

Vunipola added: "Man was made for woman to pro create that was the goal no?""

"England rugby bosses have said they will talk to Billy Vunipola"

Do either of these retards think slavery is ok? Or stoning unruly children? It's as if they think we won't notice they're picking the bits of this bigoted holy book that mesh with their own prejudices and insecurities.

https://news.sky.com/story/billy-vunipola-england-player-defends-folaus-...

Old man shouts at clouds's picture
@ Sheldon:

@ Sheldon:
Fulau also sports tattoos...I think that is in direct defiance of Leviticus 28...ah and he is reported to love shellfish to eat...so lets go figure if he is godly or a hypocrite?

Sheldon's picture
Exactly, he's nothing but a

Exactly, he's nothing but a bigoted hypocrite, so is Billy Vinupola.

I can't wait for Gareth Thomas to tell them they're going to hell, but that he doesn't hate them for getting tattoos, eating shellfish, not stoning unruly children, and for disagreeing with Jesus that slaves should suck it up, and "obey their masters, even the cruel ones."

Sheldon's picture
Well his contract has been

Well his contract has been terminated, and he's unrepentant, which is ironic for a Christian.

"The committed Christian last week posted a banner on his Instagram account that read: "Drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators - Hell awaits you."

"The post remains online and on Sunday the player said he was standing by "what the Bible says"

But not about tattoos, shellfish, or slavery it seems.

"Following a service at the Truth Of Jesus Christ Church, he told the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper: "I share it with love. I can see the other side of the coin where people's reactions are the total opposite to how I'm sharing it."

"First and foremost, I live for God now. "

Link: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.co.uk/sport/amp/rugby-union/47932231

I don't know about the other atheists here, but I'm not feeling the love? When someone tells me believe what I believe or be tortured, FOREVER. I don't think, WOW this person really loves me.

I think what a deluded bigoted douche.

doG's picture
What a deluded, pea brained,

What a deluded, pea brained, religitard. With sexual preference being genetic, his ignorance is epically stupid. The word Moron comes to mind.

MarylinC's picture
Well as I'm English I'm

Well as I'm English I'm really disappointed to see Billy Vinupola supporting Folau's views so the English RFU really needs to read the riot act to him.

doG's picture
Agreed...but the damage is

Agreed...but the damage is already done.

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