Church Cancels Speech After Speaker Congratulates Jason Collins

LeRoy Butler took a stand on behalf of Collins.

LeRoy Butler played for the Green Bay Packers from 1990-2001. Since retiring, he’s made speaking appearances through his foundation.

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On Monday, like many in both the sports and non-sports worlds, Butler’s thoughts turned to Jason Collins. He tweeted this:

And apparently, Butler says, a certain church in Wisconsin was not pleased.

Only god can judge,

— leap36 (@leroy butler)

Butler may have been inspired by Collins, but now he’s an inspiration as well.

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