Manny Pacquiao Clarifies Same-Sex Marriage Comments

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Manny Pacquiao is standing by his criticism of same-sex marriage, but denies giving some of the strongly-worded quotes in a recent article about his views.

The athlete, regarded by many as the best pound-for-pound boxer on Earth, criticized gay marriage in the wake of President Obama's recent support of it.

Pacquiao DOES NOT, however, believe gay people should be put to death, or treated intolerantly, blaming the media for distorting his take on the subject.

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Manny has been under scrutiny since the National Conservative Examiner published an interview in which he said that gay marriage is against the will of God.

The article includes a reference to Leviticus 20:13, which says gays "must be put to death." But Pacquiao says he never said that or referenced the verse.

The boxer said in a statement, "I didn’t say that, it’s a lie ... I didn’t even know that quote from Leviticus because I haven’t read the Book of Leviticus yet."

He also made a point to say, "I’m not against gay people ... I have a relative who is also gay. We can’t help it if they were born that way."

"What I’m critical of [sic] are actions that violate the word of God. I only gave out my opinion that same sex marriage is against the law of God.”

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Someone already busted you on the first Manny article. You actually had me thinking a few days ago there were many of you. Turns out its just one poor, lonely homophobe making multiple posts under different names. And no darling, this is not where the STRAIGHT MEN congregate. That would be on ESPN you silly GAY GAY GAY goose. The part where you fantasize about dicks and balls gave you away!!!!!!!!

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Stupid people are entitled to be stupid. Just dont throw your stupidity in our faces with your dumb posts.

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Pac was misquoted by that a$$h0le "writer" Ampong, who until today remains defiant in pointing the blame at others for the great flap.

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Gayweather supports same-sex marriage....hehehe what else is new, he'll probably marry ellerbe hahahaha

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I am supporting Pacquiao's stand on same-sex marriage because by opposing it, he is absolutely promoting God's will and plan.

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I will support Manny to the end in the issue of gay marriage. but it doesn't mean that I hate gays & lesbians. God give us free will to choose what is right or wrong and Manny has chosen the right path in my opinion. Even in the early days of Christianity this issue has already started and most Christians knows that the consequence is death not physically but death to your persona, death to your ambitions in most cases and most importantly death to your relationship to God. However, because of God's unconditional love you can still be alive and forgiven if you repent and sincerely ask forgiveness. You can't just accept what you believe is wrong and especially in the eyes of God. I challenge the Gays and Lesbians do you support Gay marriage? I doubt it, because this people have fear in God as well just like Manny is.

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uhhhm, i was so surprised by those backlash against Manny Pacquiao just because of his stand on same sex marriage. It seems that by expressing one's opinion on a certain issue like this will stir the glass full of water. if you analyze deeper his answer to the question, you will find out that he only quoted the words of God in the bible. see, he only encourage us to follow the words of God. no more no less. and this writer, Ampong, i believe is a pachater (jealous person), he added something to what Pacquiao answered in his question and tried very hard to shatter the image of Pacquiao.

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Question: "What does the Bible say about gay marriage / same sex marriage?" Answer: While the Bible does address homosexuality, it does not explicitly mention gay marriage/same-sex marriage. It is clear, however, that the Bible condemns homosexuality as an immoral and unnatural sin. Leviticus 18:22 identifies homosexual sex as an abomination, a detestable sin. Romans 1:26-27 declares homosexual desires and actions to be shameful, unnatural, lustful, and indecent. First Corinthians 6:9 states that homosexuals are unrighteous and will not inherit the kingdom of God. Since both homosexual desires and actions are condemned in the Bible, it is clear that homosexuals “marrying� is not God’s will, and would be, in fact, sinful.

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There's nothing wrong with Pacquiao'a comment.Reactions of some guys is over-acted , pathetic and onesided . He is not against gay ... however Pacman did not favored the gay marriage. Everybody has the right to speak as to the right to live as a gay or a lesbian , homo ,etc . This issue has been brought out by Granville Ampong ,an american with filipino descent , it seems that he's been an "ANTI- PACMAN" most of the time ( read his columns /article at examiner.com ) . As you see those thin-razor win of Pacman has been criticized by this guy & always believed that Pacman lost the fight.... I guess , it's time to go and search with his previous articles at examiner.com and you'll find out the way he criticized , and write something against Pacquiao ....

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Pacquiao is right because if he will say gay marriage is allowed he is against what the bible says. Because the bible also says that truth will set us free.

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