The Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team are facing widespread backlash after flip-flopping on a prior decision to not invite a far-left, anti-Christian and pro-transgender group to perform at their “Pride Night” event.
As reported by Breitbart, the Dodgers had initially chose to uninvite the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence from the scheduled event on June 16th, before reversing course and re-inviting them. The group specializes in drag performances where the dancers dress in sexualized nun outfits and flaunt other pseudo-religious paraphernalia to mock Christianity, and specifically Catholicism.
Brian Burch, the president of CatholicVote, issued a statement condemning the Dodgers for its reversal and allowing the radical, anti-Catholic group to perform at their venue.
“After the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday reinvited an anti-Catholic hate group to be honored at the team’s June 16 LGBTQ+ Pride Night, CatholicVote President Brian Burch vowed to launch a ‘barrage’ of advertising against the team across Los Angeles and in game broadcasts,” the organization announced in a statement.
“This is a slap in the face of every Catholic. We’re raising $1 million as fast as we can, and we will pummel this decision in advertising that the Dodgers can’t ignore,” said Burch. “Every advertiser, every season ticket holder, every charity, every fan must speak out against the Dodgers’ decision to promote anti-Catholic hate. Why does ‘pride’ have to include honoring the most grotesque and scandalous anti-Catholic perverts?”
Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, issued his own statement slamming the Dodgers for “promoting bigotry, not fighting it” by re-inviting the group to perform.
“These homosexual bigots are known for simulating sodomy while dressed as nuns,” said Donohue. “They like to feature a ‘Condom Savior Mass,’ one that describes how the ‘Latex Host is the flesh for the life of the world.’”
“Only last month,” Donohue further pointed out, “the group held an event mocking the Virgin Mary and Jesus on Easter Sunday.”
When the Dodgers initially uninvited the group due to strong Christian backlash, they released a statement saying that “given the strong feelings of people who have been offended by the sisters’ inclusion in our evening, and in an effort not to distract from the great benefits that we have seen over the years of Pride Night, we are deciding to remove them from this year’s group of honorees.”
However, after the gay and trans lobby began criticizing the Dodgers for their initial decision, the team reversed course and re-invited the group once again. In their new statement justifying the flip-flop, the graphic of the statement featured the gay movement’s signature rainbow colors.