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The Huffington Post reports:

A Republican lobbyist [Jack Burkman] is preparing legislation that would ban gay athletes from playing in the National Football League, a move he says is necessary to prevent American society from sliding into indecency.
Oh!  The huge manatee!
"I felt that if the NFL doesn't have any morals, and people like [Commissioner] Roger Goodell, who are just go-along-get-along guys, just want to appease advertisers, appease corporate America and all that stuff," he said, "I figured, well, it is time for conservatives in Congress to step in and define morality for them."
Thank the gods that the party of small government is ready to step in and save us from ... um, well... American popular opinion and ... gee ... well ... gosh ... civil rights.
"This is not about bigotry. It is about common decency and civility."
You know, anytime you feel compelled to back up your argument with "This is not about bigotry" you can be pretty sure that's exactly what it's about.

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