Kansas City Backtracks On Harrison Butker As NFL Condemns Speech

By Bo Beard | May 21, 2024

Disavowing Butker

The response from Kansas City to Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker's controversial commencement speech has stirred division within the community.

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Initially, the Missouri city posted a tweet disavowing Butker as a resident after he advised female college graduates to prioritize the role of a "homemaker" over career success. 

Butker's residence

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The tweet, which identified Butker's residence in Lee's Summit, was later deleted by the government-verified account. Subsequently, Kansas City issued an apology for the deleted tweet, acknowledging that the initial post was shared in error.