Chiefs’ Butker Stays True to His Catholic Values

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker said he is staying true to his convictions in his first public remarks since criticism erupted over his commencement address at Benedictine College earlier this month, the Daily Wire reported.

Butker on Friday defended the “Catholic values” expressed in his commencement speech, including encouraging women to be “homemakers,” but a petition for “sexist, homophobic, anti-trans, anti-abortion and racist” Butker to be fired from his NFL position has gathered more than 100,000 signatures on

Butker said: “If it wasn’t clear that the timeless Catholic values are hated by many, it is now. Over the past few days, my beliefs — or what people think I believe — have been the focus of countless discussions around the globe. At the outset, many people expressed a shocking level of hate.”

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