Vikings P Chris Kluwe goes off on censor attempt by Md. politician

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Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe teed off on a Maryland state delegate in a big way Sept. 7, in an open letter posted on Deadspin.

In a profanity-laced polemic in favor of gay rights and free speech, Kluwe ripped Emmett C. Burns Jr., a Maryland politician who asked Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti to silence a player who’d spoken up for gay rights.

Raven Brandon Ayanbadejo has said he favors a ballot initiative in Maryland that would allow gay marriage. In response, Burns told Bisciotti to “inhibit such expressions from your employee.”

See the open letter at Deadspin.