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Super Bowl Hero: Gay Marriage Will Lead to 'Anarchy'

6/16/2011 6:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Ex-NY Giants receiver David Tyree -- who made the LEGENDARY helmet catch in Super Bowl XLII -- is coming out against gay marriage HARD ... claiming it's the first step on the road to "ANARCHY."061511_david_tyree_still



Tyree made the statements during an interview earlier today with the National Organization for Marriage -- a faith-based anti-gay marriage group.

During the interview, Tyree is asked about the push to legalize gay marriage in the United States -- and says if it happens, "This will be the beginning of our country sliding toward ... it's a strong word, but anarchy."

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To reinforce his point, Tyree says, "You can't teach something that you don't have ... so two men will never be able to show a woman how to be a woman."

And the kicker, Tyree -- who's black -- says, "How can marriage be marriage for thousands of years and now all the sudden because a minority, an influential minority, has a push or agenda ... and totally reshapes something that was not founded in our country."

FYI -- Tyree's statement comes almost 44 years to the day after interracial marriage was legalized in the United States ... thanks, in part, to the agenda of an influential minority.



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Whocaires Whocaires

David Tyree is 100% RIGHT. Do we vilify a gay man for saying a heterosexual lifestyle is wrong? Of course not - that would be bigotry. We can NO LONGER speak up in this country, or disagree with someone or something without immediately being called a bigot or racist. Our country is falling apart - and we're wondering why. Look around us. Anything goes now, and it coincides with the social agendas being forced down our throats.

lalalalauren lalalalauren

Classy. I am so glad he is staying true to his minority roots. Oh wait...

Ed Ed

Now he will get slammed for saying something he believes in. I applaud him for taking a stand against immorality.


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Regah Regah

Uh, weren't blacks an influential minority not long ago? I remember people saying the same thing about civil rights of African Americans. He sounds like a rich white guy 50 years ago.

Updog Updog

If marriage is so sacred then we should outlaw divorce.

Nick Benson Sr Nick Benson Sr

Good going Tyree!! Finally someone to stand up for what is right! Real men stand up for what they believe in and don't apologize like the wimps Kobe and Obama! Tyree, you are awesome!

MeMe MeMe

It's wonderful to see such an influential man standing up for what he believes in. We need more like him!

TheMarshmallowMan TheMarshmallowMan

Why does anyone care who someone marries, grow the f up. The strongest empires (greek and rome) embraced homosexuality and only faltered when Christianity took over. Maybe he should pick up a history book.

Phil Alger Phil Alger

Lets get real! It's wrong all you all know it! Marriage is between a woman & a man! Now how would you multiple any other way! Please don't be so stupid to say a surrogate, that just enforces what I said!

Little Lord Rivas Little Lord Rivas

Strong words for a guy who catches balls in his face.

Bee Bee

I applaud this young man for speaking up.

lizzimmer lizzimmer

David Tyree was raised by a single mother and has 2 sisters. Yet SOMEHOW he managed to "learn to be a man". Sort of flies in the face of his asinine logic, no?

Whocaires Whocaires

David Tyree is 100% RIGHT. Do we vilify a gay man for saying a heterosexual lifestyle is wrong? Of course not - that would be bigotry. We can NO LONGER speak up in this country, or disagree with someone or something without immediately being called a bigot or racist. Our country is falling apart - and we're wondering why. Look around us. Anything goes now, and it coincides with the social agendas being forced down our throats.

lalalalauren lalalalauren

Classy. I am so glad he is staying true to his minority roots. Oh wait...

Ed Ed

Now he will get slammed for saying something he believes in. I applaud him for taking a stand against immorality.


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871.

IMAMAN    

I'm so glad to see people stand up, First of all the word gay was a clean word then it was Hi-jacked and turned into something foul and disgusting. Lets look and see if this is natural as they claim! lets say there are 3 islands, on these Islands no one can ever come off or get on. All are healthy between the ages of lets say 25 and 40. On the first island are all men and women, the second all men, the third all women, in 100 years which island will still be thriving, and lets say that everyone lives a healthy life and no type of danger happens. Lets see what they say now if they we're born this way. God the Almighty doesn't makes mistakes.

1136 days ago
872.

Ruby    

And what is so wrong with anarchy? I mean it in the true definition of the word...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anarchy and not it's recent bastardization.

1133 days ago
873.

Marc Freden    

The prediction was anarchy…so said former NY Giants Superbowl star David Tyree. He was talking about the results of the hotly contested gay marriage bill which just passed in New York, granting the right to gays the nation over to…God forbid…tie the knot. Just what could he mean by anarchy? Could he mean the national rush of drag queens to Kleinfeld Bridal—of television reality fame—to ‘say yes to the dress’? Did he mean that traditional brides would have to plan that much further in advance as all the good ballrooms of Manhattan will be scooped by the double income no kids, DINKs, flush with cash and desire to outdo the last do? Or is it something simpler, like public displays of affection springing up everywhere—handholding, kisses goodbye? I dare ask, has Tyree ever walked through Chelsea? If it means anarchy…bring it on. The last time I understood true anarchy was during the LA Riots where people of Tyree’s own ethnicity took to the streets to burn what they could to…I guess…make a point and scare a nation. Fears not Tyree, gays are scared of fire—too much product in our hair makes us more combustible than the average straight guy. There will be no burnings in the streets.

1130 days ago
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littleJimmy    

Government is only people providing services on a violent compulsory basis. Anarchy would be great. Then these people would have to provide their services the way normal people do in the free market without the force.

1125 days ago
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TheUSMale2    

It's simple,...Real Christians will tell you JESUS,(our savior & GOD) tells us in Leviticus 18:22 "You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination."

Leviticus 20:13 "If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them."

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 "Or do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, Nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, shall inherit the kingdom of God." (1 Corinthians 6:9-10) There are many more.

All sinners are GOING to HELL if you do not have JESUS as your savior. You have been told the truth but it's your choice to follow the laws of GOD or do what you want you want. God won't stop you from making your own choice. He's just the judge when it's all over. Do what you will.

1124 days ago
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TheUSMale2    

It's simple,...Real Christians will tell you JESUS,(our savior & GOD) tells us in Leviticus 18:22 "You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination."

Leviticus 20:13 "If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them."

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 "Or do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, Nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, shall inherit the kingdom of God." (1 Corinthians 6:9-10) There are many more.

All sinners are GOING to HELL if you do not have JESUS as your savior. You have been told the truth but it's your choice to follow the laws of GOD or do what you want you want. God won't stop you from making your own choice. He's just the judge when it's all over. Do what you will.

1124 days ago
877.

JD    

I love how all the good Christians are damning the gays to hell and are using the Bible as if it were God's endorsment of their hatred. Rather than reading only the parts that make your argument, read the rest of the Bible and learn what judging other people will get you. God is the ONLY judge. Read what acting in the name of God gets you. Leviticus also says that eating crab or shrimp is an abomination. So having Sunday lunch at Red Lobster is NO DIFFERENT than taking it up the butt. It's in the Bible.

Try to get your own butt in heaven and let everybody else worry about their own.

1124 days ago
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OnceMore38    

This is what it has boiled down to, everyone anymore accepts homosexual lifestyles and those who don't are now the minority. I will never embrace nor uphold something that is so wrong. Marriage is between a man and a woman, to reproduce and maintain family bonds, men/men and women/women getting married there is no way for reproduction, not in the way it was intended or the only way you CAN reproduce is a Male's sperm and a Women's egg, it takes both to produce a child, not sperm/sperm or egg/egg, it just wont happen because it is unnatural, which is why gay marriage is unnatural. Defend your positions all you want but in the end you all know it is unnatural and wrong. Why not let people who love their animals get married to them, they find love there also or Adults marrying children, it used to be legal and still is in other countries, or why not brothers and sisters?? you wouldn't because it is unnatural and wrong, just the same as 2 men or 2 women marrying and defiling the sanctity of marriage. Congrats Tyree, I applaud you for taking this stance.

1124 days ago
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OnceMore38    

JD, just to let you in on a little insight, Leviticus was written before the coming of Christ, it was the Law,old Jewish Law, which has been rendered obsolete because of the Messiah coming and dying on the cross and rising again to take his place next to the Father. I would suggest to you that instead of picking pieces of the Bible you want to uphold your argument you find out what you are picking out before you state them, because it is people like you who dissect the Bible without any knowledge as to what it pertains to just to try and contradict what a Christian says, which is sad, because if you took the time to open it up to read that far into it maybe you should have continued reading and maybe you would have better knowledge as to what it was to referring to. Thanks and have a great day.

1124 days ago
880.

deadmanwalking    

Marriage isn't sacred amongst heterosexuals. If Liz Taylor could have 7 weddings & Billy Bob Thornton could get married 5 times, then marriage means nothing anymore.

Let gays get married......so they can be as unhappy as the rest of us.

1123 days ago
881.

Cece    

Speaking as a person, everyone has a right to their own opinion. Speaking as a gay person, if you have never been gay how can you make the comments that you make Tyree? Anarchy starts when people won't allow others to control their minds; everything isn't for everyone. With all the conflicting messages in the statements I would say it is time to begin to truly learn definitions, read history books, look inside yourself and try this interview all over again.

1040 days ago
882.

Rob    

How come marriage can't be between 2 people who love each other? I don't see whats wrong with a man and man or a woman and woman getting married. Love is Love and if you wanna be happy than be ****ing happy. It shouldn't matter who you're happy with.

889 days ago
883.

Matthew     

If gays and lesbians want to fight for their rights, that is their God-given freewill to do so, but being Black and be gay or lesbian is not the same thing.

808 days ago
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