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“We live in a country that can feel very divided. Sports, and especially the NFL, brings people together and lets them set aside those divisions, at least for a few hours,”
originally posted by: 0zzymand0s
What Goodell actually wrote: "Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem"
Believe and should do not equal "must."
originally posted by: Nik0laTesla
I wish I could protest at a workplace. I don't have millions of dollars and my boss would fire me.
Must be nice.
originally posted by: jjkenobi
Goes back to rule #1 all humans should follow. Don't be a jerk deuchebag. Armed service people and their families are serving this country with their lives. They are being disrespected. Sorry. That's how they feel. Doesn't matter if Goodell Or Obama or someone else tells you it's not. Find another way to protest whatever the hot cause of the day is. And don't be a jerk.
originally posted by: carewemust
Appreciating stock value does not equate to additional income for WORKING PEOPLE.
NEED TAX CUTS!
Now...back on topic?
However, the Court did not address the effect the compelled salutation and recital ruling had upon their particular religious beliefs but instead ruled that the state did not have the power to compel speech in that manner for anyone.
originally posted by: XAnarchistX
The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery. It should never be festooned, drawn back, nor up, in folds, but always allowed to fall free.
But the Football players are ""Disrespecting"" the flag... ... ...