By; Shannon Ralph
A security guard working for the Minnesota Twins baseball team was reprimanded last week for chastising a lesbian couple for sharing a kiss during a Twins game at Target Field in Minneapolis. The guard reportedly approached Taylor Campione and Kelsi Culpepper after witnessing the couple enjoy a quick peck on the lips inside the ballpark. A brief argument ensued. “Then he said, ‘Well here in the stadium, we adhere to the Ten Commandments,'” recalled Culpepper. “After that, I decided I was no longer going to speak with him, and I asked for his manager.”
A spokesman for the Minnesota Twins, Kevin Smith, said the guard, who has worked for the Twins for ten years, was reprimanded for his actions, but continues to work at the stadium. “That behavior just is unacceptable,” said Smith. “That security guard has received both a verbal and written reprimand that will be put in his personnel file, and he understands that that is not an acceptable behavior.”
Too bad there is a not commandment that says, “Thou shalt not be a bigot.” It’s not a commandment, but it is the Golden Rule. Do unto others, people….
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