Tag Archives: Chris Kluwe

Former Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe To Houston Texans Owner Bob McNair: You Are “Spraying Fecal Chunks” Over The NFL’s Pro-LGBT Campaign

Last week Houston Texans owner Bob McNair wrote a fat check to the viciously anti-gay coalition seeking to repeal Houston’s LGBT rights ordinance. Today former Minnesota Vikings punter and staunch LGBT ally Chris Kluwe sends McNair as BLISTERING open letter. An excerpt: You may not have heard, but the NFL has been working really hard to clean up its image ...

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Kluwe Settles With Minnesota Vikings

We’ve reached a settlement with the Vikings. Terms I can disclose as follows. — Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) August 19, 2014 1. They will donate a substantial amount to five charities, several MN local, over the next five years. — Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) August 19, 2014 2. They are implementing enhanced training within the entire organization, and are committed to a ...

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MINNESOTA: Vikings Coach Suspended For Anti-Gay Remarks, Kluwe Vindicated

Early this year former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe declared that Vikings Special Teams Coach Mike Priefer had called for rounding up all gay people, putting them on an island, and “nuking it until it glows.” Kluwe has contended that his departure from the team came, at least in part, because Priefer objected to his nationally famous advocacy for LGBT ...

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Quote Of The Day – Chris Kluwe

“What is the true price of fame? The price of fame is what you risk when you have the platform. As an athlete, a role model for society, people listen to you. As an athlete, when you make a statement, that statement is heard, no matter what that statement is. Speak up for LBGTQ rights, for human rights, for empathy? ...

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Chris Kluwe: Instead Of Never Coaching Again, Now I Want Priefer To Get Help

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports: In a Tuesday appearance on Fox Sports Live, Kluwe retreated from his original stance on Priefer. While not backing down from what he alleged, Kluwe said, “After thinking about it, after reflecting on it, I don’t think an appropriate punishment is if he never coaches again. I think it would be better if he got ...

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Chris Kluwe On CNN: I’m Confident The Investigation Will Reveal The Truth

Note that Kluwe is wearing a Principle Six hat.

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Chris Kluwe Hires Attorney

Via Minneapolis TV station KARE-11: Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has retained Clayton Halunen [LEFT] to represent him during the team’s investigation of Kluwe’s allegations of homophobic comments by a Vikings coach. Halunen will co-counsel the case with the National Center for Lesbian Rights — a national advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating bias against the LGBT community. Kluwe says ...

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Chelsea Clinton Cheers Chris Kluwe

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Quote Of The Day – Chris Kluwe

“I’m glad they’re taking it seriously. This is something I wrote down, because it’s what happened to me, and I’m 100 percent confident in what I wrote, and there are witnesses that will back me up. Let the investigation begin.” – Chris Kluwe, telling USA Today that he intends to cooperate with the Vikings’ investigation to be conducted by the ...

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Freep This Minnesota Poll

Lower right of this page. (Tipped by JMG reader Richard)

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Vikings Hire Former State Supreme Court Justice To Investigate Kluwe’s Charges

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports: The Vikings have called in former Chief Justice of Minnesota Supreme Court Eric Magnuson and former U.S. Department of Justice Trial Attorney Chris Madel to lead the investigation into former punter Chris Kluwe’s allegations released on Thursday. “It is extremely important for the Vikings organization to react immediately and comprehensively with an independent review of ...

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Facebook Graphic Of The Day

“Just kidding, They don’t really exist.” (Via Memeographs)

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Vikings Kicker: I Stand With The Coaches

“I have been a member of the Minnesota Vikings for 2 years. I want to start off by saying I have the utmost respect for Rick Spielman, Leslie Frazier and Mike Priefer. All three, are good men. I have had countless conversations and interactions with Coach Priefer, and I personally can attest to his integrity and character. His professionalism in ...

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Tweet Of The Day – LZ Granderson

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Brendon Ayanbadejo Backs Chris Kluwe

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Breitbart Attacks Chris Kluwe

An excerpt:  What Kluwe fails to grasp, as many in today’s society often do, is that NFL teams are private organizations: as such, they can release an employee for any reason that is not contrary to the law (e.g., race) and is not contractually forbidden. Moreover, the contracts players often sign with the teams include all manner of behavioral clauses, ...

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Vikings Coach Mike Priefer: I Vehemently Deny The Charges Made By Chris Kluwe

“I vehemently deny today’s allegations made by Chris Kluwe. I want to be clear that I do not tolerate discrimination of any type and am respectful of all individuals. I personally have gay family members who I love and support just as I do any family member. The primary reason I entered coaching was to affect people in a positive ...

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MINNESOTA: Gay State Sen. Scott Dibble Reponds To Chris Kluwe’s Charges

“In Chris Kluwe’s eight years with the Vikings, not only was he an outstanding contributor to the team on the field – setting several team records— he was also a tremendous contributor off the field, for his advocacy for freedom and dignity for all Minnesotans. His decision to publicly announce his opposition to the marriage amendment came at a critical ...

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Vikings Respond To Chris Kluwe

Earlier today former Minnesota Vikings punter and LGBT ally Chris Kluwe posted a Deadspin column in which he stated that he believes that he was released by the team because of anti-gay animus. Among Kluwe’s charges is that a Vikings coach said this in a team meeting: “We should round up all the gays, send them to an island, and ...

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Chris Kluwe: I Got Fired From The Vikings Because Of My Gay Marriage Activism

“Hello. My name is Chris Kluwe, and for eight years I was the punter for the Minnesota Vikings. In May 2013, the Vikings released me from the team. At the time, quite a few people asked me if I thought it was because of my recent activism for same-sex marriage rights, and I was very careful in how I answered ...

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