The Los Angeles Dodgers told many in their fan base to go to hell by inviting, disinviting, and then comically re-inviting the hyper-sexualized, Catholic-mocking LGBTQIA+ activist group “Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence” to come onto the field for Pride Night in June to accept a “community hero” award.
Their heroic acts include putting on “Hunky Jesus” revues and showcasing men dressed as Catholic nuns simulating gay sex in obvious (and obscene) attempts to mock the Church. Catholic League president Bill Donohue describes their antics:
[The group is] “known for simulating sodomy while dressed as nuns. They like to feature a ‘Condom Savior Mass,’ one that describes how the ‘Latex Host is the flesh for the life of the world.’ The ‘Sisters’ go by names such as ‘Sister Homo Fellatio’ and “Sister Joyous Reserectum.’ Just last month, they held an event mocking Our Blessed Mother and Jesus on Easter Sunday.”
Would you feel comfortable taking your family to a Friday evening game featuring this garbage? RedState Managing Editor and Dodgers fan Jennifer Van Laar was not thrilled with the situation:
(Read: Dear LA Dodgers Ownership: You Have Disrespected Generations of Fans, and Now You’re Going to Lose Them)
Catholics are a huge part of the Dodger fanbase, and many of them aren’t pleased either. As our Matt Philbin reported, the group CatholicVote sent a public letter to team owner Mark Walter and CEO Stan Kasten announcing a boycott of the team to be publicized by a $1 million ad campaign.
Many people wondered what Dodger players would do or say about the complete disrespect their organization showed to their fans, many of whom are Hispanic, Christian, or faithful in some way.
This would be a great time for the many Catholic players on the @Dodgers and across the @MLB to make their voices heard about your public embrace of anti-Catholic bigotry.
— Stephen Miller (@StephenM) May 23, 2023
Turns out, however, what we actually heard was a whole lot of nothing—the players stayed silent. Millions of dollars have that effect on people.
Now, the Dodgers are trying to stem the tide of outrage by trotting out star pitcher Clayton Kershaw to announce the team will host a “Christian Faith and Family Day” on July 30. The move almost accidentally emphasizes the point that hosting the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is deeply offensive to many Catholics. If it wasn’t—then why are they suddenly pandering to them?
Excited to announce the relaunch of Christian Faith and Family Day at Dodger Stadium on July 30th. More details to come— but we are grateful for the opportunity to talk about Jesus and determined to make it bigger and better than it was before COVID. Hope to see you on July 30th! pic.twitter.com/yNu7HyEgR9
— Clayton Kershaw (@ClaytonKersh22) May 26, 2023
While it’s nice that the organization is honoring the Christian faith, a real show of contrition would have been to disinvite the group that spits on Catholics—if this were another religion other than Christianity that was being targeted, the despicable Southern Poverty Law Center would be all over place branding it “hate speech”—and the team would issue a letter to fans promising never to mix baseball and sexual identity politics again.
Simply put, there is no need to focus on sexual preferences and sexual identities at family-friendly sports events. What the hell do the two have to do with each other?
Unfortunately, like Disney, Target, Anheuser-Busch, and many other companies, the Dodgers don’t seem to care that they’ve alienated a huge portion of their fan base. It would appear that they’re more interested in their ESG points and the approval of the woke left than they are in the team’s fans.
Reaction was swift, and well deserved:
Worshipping what exactly? https://t.co/CxqxMlbQ4Z
— Jennifer Van Laar (@jenvanlaar) May 26, 2023
LA Dodgers are literally trying to clean up their Hail Gay Satan night by holding a 'Christian Faith and Family Day'
No. There is no compromising with evil.
How about you just shut up and play ball
— Jack Poso 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) May 26, 2023
Like the aforementioned Target and Anheuser-Busch, who have lost many billions of dollars in market cap value this month, the LA Dodgers may also pay a significant price for shoving their woke, divisive politics down our throats in places where such discussions simply don’t belong.
I don’t go to a retail chain to be indoctrinated in gay or transgender ideology, I don’t go to a baseball game to watch a religion get disrespected, I don’t want to drink a beer from a company that shoves my face in the sand, and I don’t want to shave with razors from a corporation who is on record stating that they hate men.
This last-minute Hail Mary may mollify a few, but many will not forgive the Dodgers for basically telling them, “We kneel for the God of Woke.”
You can forgive, but you don’t have to forget.
More Dodgers fallout:
Biden’s Airport Panty Raider Sam Brinton Is a Member of Anti-Catholic Group to Be Honored by LA Dodgers
Los Angeles Archbishop Calls Out LA Dodgers Over Trans Group That Mocks Catholic Nuns for ‘Bigotry and Hate’
Yes, Bigotry Against Catholics Exists, and Ethno-Catholicism Is a Thing
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