No 1st Amendment rights in the NFL huddle

As a working journalist I do not have greater First Amendment rights than most other Americans. My employer has wider freedoms under the law, but I do not.

I cannot write on any topic I choose, taking any opinion I wish. That’s not how a job works. I serve at the pleasure of a publisher and editor.

And yet pro football players believe they are above the workplace rule by taking a knee or sitting during the playing of the National Anthem. Continue reading

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NFL may not be able to get up after taking a knee

Is this the hill the NFL wants to die on?

Disrespecting most of its fan base by protesting during the National Anthem, could be seen as kneeing the American people in the groin. Continue reading