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John Rocker offers support for same-sex marriage

Yes, you read that headline right. John Rocker, who in 1999 became the poster child for homophobic athletes, told Politico that he doesn't have the right to oppose same-sex marriage:

Am I someone that thinks that I have the right to sit back and judge someone that I don’t know, will never meet, on how they should live their life or what rights they can have to live their life the way they want to? I don’t think I deserve that responsibility.

I never imagined I'd say these words, but: If only everyone felt the same way about same-sex marriage as John Rocker does.

PHOTO: 27 Feb 2002: John Rocker of the Texas Rangers poses during media day at Charlotte County Stadium in Port Charlotte, Florida. DIGITAL IMAGE Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images