Utah Gov. Spencer Cox ripped rowdy irreverent fans who chanted “f—k the Mormons” during a football match between Oregon and BYU Saturday.
“Religious bigotry alive and celebrated in Oregon,” the Republican governor tweeted in response to a video of the hateful chant at the University of Oregon home game.
Oregon Ducks fans can be heard repeating the line at least twice before the ugly chant trails off in one video. The school and its student section both apologized Sunday for the “offensive and disgraceful” chant in a series of tweets.
“The University of Oregon sincerely apologizes for an offensive and disgraceful chant coming from the student section during yesterday’s game against Brigham Young University,” the university stated.
“These types of actions go against everything the university stands for, and it goes against the spirit of competition.
“We can and will do better as a campus community that has no place for hate, bias or bigotry.”… (Read more)