Other athletes line up to support Kluwe, Ayanbadejo brief on marriage equality
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 21, 2013
Last month, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo submitted a legal brief regarding the issue of same-sex marriage. Last month Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo filed an amicus brief to the high court,arguing that California's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. Former New Orleans Saints Scott Fujita, Steve Gleason and Scott Shanle are among several current and former professional athletes, coaches and executives who have pledged their support of a legal brief, supporting same-sex marriage. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the question of whether the ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution. Supreme Court will entertain arguments on the question of whether the ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution. Those joining the cause include free-agent linebacker Scott Fujita, Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin, NFLPA president Dominique Foxworth, free-agent tackle Eric Winston, Browns center Alex Mack, Browns linebacker Chris Gocong, Browns linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, Bears punter Adam Podlesh, and free-agent linebacker Scott Shanle.