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NFL Star Harrison Butker's Brave Commencement Speech Triggers the Left, Causing Them to Petition for Him to Be Fired; Others Call Him 'Hero'

Billy Hallowell : May 17, 2024

"Thank you @buttkicker7 for standing strong in your faith values. Your commencement speech at Benedictine College showed courage and conviction and I admire that. Don't give in. Sign here to thank Super Bowl Champion Harrison Butker, a true man of God. Click Here to tell Harrison Butker 'Thank you'. " -Lou Holtz @CoachLouHoltz88

[] Kansas City Chiefs star kicker Harrison Butker's now-viral Benedictine College commencement speech has ignited both furor and excitement, with detractors and supporters igniting social media. (Screengrab image: via YouTube)

A petition demanding the Super Bowl champ's dismissal from the team is inching toward its goal of achieving 200,000 signatures, while supporters are fervently bolstering his message and hailing him a hero of sorts.

First, let's start with the shocking effort to see Butker booted from the Chiefs.

"The harmful remarks made by Harrison Butker ... were unacceptable," the petition in question reads. "His comments were sexist, homophobic, anti-trans, anti-abortion and racist."

The text continues, "These dehumanizing remarks against LGBTQ+ individuals, attacks on abortion rights, and racial discrimination perpetuate division and undermine human rights."

The petition, which has garnered over 176,000 signatures thus far, went on to claim Butker's comments have reinforced "harmful stereotypes that threaten social progress," and "create a toxic environment that hinders our collective efforts towards equality, diversity and inclusion in society."

As CBN News previously reported, Butker held little back Saturday when he delivered the commencement address at the center of so much consternation.

Butker accused ...Joe Biden of vocally supporting the "murder" of the unborn, and also lamented "dangerous gender ideologies," among other issues. He also highlighted the disparity he sees between Biden's stated Catholic faith and his pro-choice proclivities.

"Bad policies and poor leadership have negatively impacted major life issues," Butker said. "Things like abortion, IVF, surrogacy, euthanasia, as well as a growing support for degenerate cultural values in media all stem from the pervasiveness of disorder..." Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

Continue reading, and watch Butker's commencement speech Here.