‘Hateful and Illiberal’: UMass to Maintain ‘Delight Day’ Whereas Internet hosting Liberty College Soccer Staff

The College of Massachusetts is planning to carry an LGBTQ Delight Day on the identical day that the Minutemen host the Liberty College Flames in a soccer sport.

UMass made the “particular announcement” on Twitter in a 37-second video that includes techno music and a uniformed participant carrying a big gold chain with a cross dangling from his neck, standing in a room lit by rainbow colours related to the LGBTQ neighborhood. It ends by displaying the right way to get tickets for the Oct. 8 sport.

Though a number of customers applauded the transfer on-line, a number of social customers additionally responded negatively to the college’s announcement and the imagery within the video, implying it was in dangerous style to taunt a faculty for its Christian beliefs. 

“Wow, how hateful and illiberal,” one consumer replied. 

“Perhaps it is best to have extra satisfaction in your soccer program and enhance your 2-29 report since 2019,” a consumer mentioned. 

One other consumer commented, “Would @UMassFootball assault the MUSLIM religion like this? In all probability not. Their advantage signaling would not permit it. Any Christians/Catholics nonetheless supporting UMASS financially, won’t be aligned appropriately.”

One consumer who claimed he lived close to Liberty College mentioned he noticed no hate in opposition to LGBTQ individuals from Liberty college students. 

“I reside close to LU. When LGBT activists maintain protest across the college, college students bake them cookies and provides them bottled water. There isn’t any hate on the a part of LU. However I am guessing lots of hate shall be thrown at LU after they play UMass. We’ll see who the actual bigots are,” the consumer wrote. 

Liberty, which began as a Baptist faculty beneath founder Jerry Falwell in 1971, is a conservative, evangelical college in Lynchburg, Virginia. The Christian college is among the largest personal, nonprofit universities within the nation, and the most important college in Virginia. Liberty presents greater than 700 distinctive applications of examine from the certificates to the doctoral stage. Over 450 applications are provided on-line. 

The varsity has an enrollment exceeding 130,000, together with 40,000 navy college students and greater than 700 worldwide college students. 

Using its world-class infrastructure and Christian school, Liberty’s mission, based on the college’s web site, is to Prepare Champions for Christ with the values, data, and abilities important for impacting tomorrow’s world.

As well as, the web site notes Liberty college students volunteer greater than 500,000 hours per 12 months.

The sport at UMass is not going to be the primary time a Flames athletic group arrived elsewhere solely to seek out their host turning the sport into an LGBT activist occasion. They performed at Northwestern in subject hockey on Sept. 9, and the Wildcats had set that day as their Delight Sport.

CBN Information has contacted Liberty to ask for a touch upon the UMass announcement. We’ll publish it right here after we hear again.

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'Hateful and Illiberal': UMass to Maintain 'Delight Day' Whereas Internet hosting Liberty College Soccer Staff

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