A growing number of baseball players say there's no room for "woke" politics in the sport – especially if it means denigrating religious groups – amid a controversial decision by the Los Angeles Dodgers to honor an activist group of "queer and trans nuns."
The California franchise is again facing calls for a fan boycott from Catholic advocacy groups livid about one aspect of the Dodgers' upcoming Pride Night festivities. The Los Angeles-based branch of Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is set to receive the "Community Hero Award" before a June 16 game against the San Francisco Giants after being invited, uninvited, and then reinvited.
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Marisa Herman ✉
Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.