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Church drops ex-Packers star as speaker over support for gay athlete

3:18 PM, May 1, 2013
Former Green Bay Packers star LeRoy Butler.
Former Green Bay Packers star LeRoy Butler.
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Former Green Bay Packers safety LeRoy Butler said Wednesday that a Wisconsin church canceled his July appearance because he tweeted congratulations to NBA player Jason Collins, who revealed Monday that he is gay.

Butler said he has previously spoken at the church, which he declined to identify.

"I speak about not bullying people and then I do a football camp," Butler said in a telephone interview with Press-Gazette Media. ...

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