Manny Pacquiao Posts Bible Verse That States Gay People Should Be Killed

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Manny Pacquaio arrives to the cheers of hundreds of fans upon his arrival at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in preparation for his May 2 bout with Floyd Mayweather. (Credit: Las Vegas News Bureau)

Manny Pacquiao is not backing down from his stance against homosexuality.

Less than a day after the Filipino boxer and politician lost his sponsorship deal with Nike because he compared gay people to animals, Pacquiao took to Instagram early Thursday morning and posted some Bible verses that support his views.

One of them, Leviticus 20:13, states in no uncertain terms that homosexuals should be killed:

“If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.”

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