Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

24 Sep

Apparently, these professional athletes don’t realize they live in the greatest nation on earth, which is why they make such ridiculous salaries. I’m done with any team that allows this type of irresponsible behavior. I don’t need the NFL, the NFL needs me. Go play “futbol” in some other country if you can’t respect the U.S.

Mark Caserta: Free State Patriot editor

36 U.S. Code § 301 – National anthem
US Code

(a)Designation.—
The composition consisting of the words and music known as the Star-Spangled Banner is the national anthem.
(b)Conduct During Playing.—During a rendition of the national anthem—
(1) when the flag is displayed—
(A) individuals in uniform should give the military salute at the first note of the anthem and maintain that position until the last note;
(B) members of the Armed Forces and veterans who are present but not in uniform may render the military salute in the manner provided for individuals in uniform; and
(C) all other persons present should face the flag and stand at attention with their right hand over the heart, and men not in uniform, if applicable, should remove their headdress with their right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart; and
(2) when the flag is not displayed, all present should face toward the music and act in the same manner they would if the flag were displayed.

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A wave of protests swept across the National Football League on Sunday as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US national anthem to draw attention to racial injustice. Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism after comments on Friday in which he described NFL players

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One Response to “Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott”

  1. Brittius September 25, 2017 at 3:55 am #

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