Christian conservative Bryan Fischer on
Saturday said Michael Sam's firing shows bakers and photographer can
discriminate against gay men and lesbians.
Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player
to be drafted, was on Saturday cut from the St. Louis Rams' roster.
Sam cut by St. Louis Rams; Says “the journey continues.”)
While Rams head coach Jeff Fischer said
that he was “pulling for” Sam and that the decision to release
him was “a football decision,” Fischer insisted that the team's
decision was based on Sam's sexual orientation.
“Homophobia alert: Rams discriminate
against homosexual player,” he tweeted.
“Rams refuse to do business with a
homosexual because his conduct falls short of their deeply held
standards,” he added.
Then, referring to the handful of
wedding professionals who have refused to serve gay couples based on
their religious beliefs, he added: “If Rams can discriminate
against a homosexual because his behavior doesn't measure up, so can
bakers and photographers.”