Portland Trailblazers first NBA team to endorse marriage equality

The Portland Trailblazersr took their team name to another level by aligning themselves with Oregon United For Marriage and supporting marriage equality. They along with the Timbers and Thornes, Portland's professional men's and women's soccer teams respectively, are the first professional sports teams to endorse gay marriage. The Trailblazer's released a statement saying, "The Portland Trailblazers are in support of the Freedom to Marry and Religious Protection ballor initiative. We do so as believers in individual choice as a fundamental right of all people." The Read the rest of the article at The Oregonian

 

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