Manny Pacquiao loses against Timothy Bradley, says he opposes gay ‘sin’ in pre-fight interview
Filipino boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao, who caused controversy last month by making anti-gay statements, lost a fight on Saturday.
Before the World Welterweight Championship bout with US fighter Timothy Bradley on Saturday, Pacquiao told USA Today:
Manny Pacquiao says that he supports gay rights, but opposes gay marriage
Filipino world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao has denied quoting a violent anti-gay passage of the Bible and defended his opposition to gay marriage after a backlash.
National Conservative Examiner published an article last weekend in which it appeared Pacquiao, who is also a congressman in the Philippines, quoted a Bible passage from Leviticus that says gay people ‘must be put to death’.
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