Former New York Giants wide receiver
David Tyree says he would give up his Super Bowl win to end gay
Tyree first came out against the
institution during an interview with Maggie Gallagher, board chair of
the National Organization for Marriage, the nation's most vociferous
opponent of marriage equality.
the videotaped interview, he said passage of a gay marriage bill
in New York would lead to anarchy.
“If they pass this gay marriage bill,
what I know will happen if this does come forth is this will be the
beginning of our country sliding toward, you know, it's a strong
word, but anarchy,” Tyree said.
New York Daily News, Tyree, who is best known for his Super
Bowl XLII catch that snatched victory from the previously undefeated
New England Patriots, said he would be willing to trade in that win
for the bill's defeat.
“Honestly, I probably would,” he
told the paper.
“Nothing means more to me than that
my God would be honored,” Tyree said. “Being the fact that I
firmly believe God created and ordained marriage between a man and a
woman, I believe that that's something that should be fought for at