Leftists rage against Tony Dungy for backing DeSantis on fatherhood

Left-leaning Twitter went ballistic Monday on Coach Tony Dungy standing with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signing a pro-paternity bill into law.

DeSantis on Monday signed into law HB 7065, a $70 million initiative that would aim to “provide resources for educational and mentoring programs to help the state’s children, fathers and families through the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and Children’s Department”. and families (DCF)”, according to the Hill.

NFL Hall of Famer and sports broadcaster Tony Dungy attended the ceremony and hailed the bill as a big help for fathers in the state.

“It’s going to be great and such a great help for fathers in Florida,” Dungy said. “This bill is so important. I want to thank all the men and women who were behind this. This is going to allow groups like All Pro Dad and people like those here today to do great things for our fathers here in Florida.

Leftists on Twitter, however, believed Tony Dungy showed his true colors by standing alongside DeSantis, whom they described as a homophobic bigot because of his anti-kid bill that will stop teachers discussing sexuality with kindergarten children.

During the media circus over the prospect of Michael Sam becoming the NFL’s first openly gay player, Tony Dungy inflamed LGBTQ activists when he said he wouldn’t have drafted the player if he had coached a team.

“I was asked if I would have drafted Michael Sam and I said I wouldn’t have drafted him,” he said. “I gave my honest answer, which was that I thought the draft would bring a lot of distraction to the team. At the time of my interview, the Oprah Winfrey reality show that was going to chronicle the first season of Michael had been announced.

“I haven’t been asked whether or not Michael Sam deserves an opportunity to play in the NFL. He absolutely does,” he added. role in the evaluation process. It shouldn’t. I wasn’t asked if I would have a problem having Michael Sam in my team. I wouldn’t.”


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