Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe saw his time with the Minnesota Vikings end amid a bit of controversy earlier this offseason. Simply put, there are a number of people who feel Kluwe would still be a Viking if he was not so outspoken when it comes to equal rights.
Last week, Kluwe made a loud statement about his commitment to the Raiders by turning down an invite to the White House. He was invited to the LGBT Pride Reception, which is being held on June 13. That date happens to fall in the middle of mandatory minicamp.
For those of you who can’t make it out, here is what the email said.