11/14/2017

NFL Says ‘No Change’ To National Anthem Policy Following Calls For Veterans Day Boycott

Jack Davis, Western Journal

The NFL is refusing to change its policy about standing for the national anthem as thousands of Americas plan to boycott football to mark Veterans Day weekend.

“Until millionaire football players stop protesting the National Anthem of the United States, we’ll be here,” reads the text on the Boycott The NFL Facebook page, with more than 225,000 followers. “We love football, but we love our flag more.”

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