A pro-family leader says the NFL's San Francisco 49ers franchise
is caving to political correctness by supporting a "gay" rights
The San Francisco 49ers is the first NFL team to create a
video that tells lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)
teens that "It Gets Better."
The video is aimed at teens who are bullied because of their
sexual orientation. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a
49ers fan asked the team through an online petition to shoot the
video, and the team responded.
Larry Jacobs, managing director of the
World Congress of
Families, tells OneNewsNow why he has a problem with this.
"The problem with the 'It Gets Better' campaign is that it,
again, is special rights -- singling out a particular group that is
no more harmed than any other groups, and really singling them out
for special attention and special rights, special things that
should also be shared with lots of other people that are being
bullied," he contends. "It really is, again, another example of
money and resources being given to a special class, a group of
people, and discriminating against many others who are being
The video features defensive lineman Ricky Jean Francois,
linebacker Ahmad Brooks and safety Donte Whitner.
In the video, Whitner tells LGBT teens that the entire
49ers organization is on their side and promises that it gets