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Standing up to a bully: The NFL will respect the right to protest

By New York Daily News

Risking fury from fans and a potential boycott led by a mad tweeter, the National Football League took the moral high ground Wednesday — and defended the rights of players to peacefully protest during the national anthem.

Kudos to Roger Goodell and owners for refusing to punish players who don’t toe the line laid down by the bully in the White House.

From the moment back in August last year that Colin Kaepernick knelt, he took pains to describe it as a respectful but pointed protest against police killings of African-American men, and the lack of accountability thereof.


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