San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus Snubbed From Singing National Anthem at San Diego Padres Game (VIDEO)

The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus was supposed to sing the National Anthem at the Petco Park for the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers game Saturday, but instead the Stadium played a recording of a woman’s voice singing the anthem. The 100 members of the choir, who were on the field ready to sing, received “homophobic taunts” while being escorted off the field.

The San Diego Padres released the following statement:

The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus also released the following statement:

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