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“We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” Texans owner Bob McNair said.
The petition was published on the Republican National Committee website.
“That’s the law,” according to Alabama Republican Roy Moore, who himself was ousted from the state’s Supreme Court bench for refusing to follow the law.
“Total disrespect for our great country!” the president tweeted.
Another school district opted to ban the book, whose themes align with the killings of Black men by police and the backlash to NFL players’ national anthem protests.
An NFL spokesman said ahead of the meeting that the president may not see an outright ban on the act soon, if ever.
Colin Kaepernick has remained unemployed through the first six weeks of the NFL season, even when injuries to other quarterbacks created job openings.
Commissioner Roger Goodell, along with the head of the NFL Players Association, will meet with the owners from Oct. 17-18.
The 83-year-old civil rights activist opened a new account in pursuit of social justice.
The NFL gave up its tax-free status two years ago.
NFL team owners are preparing to address the anthem issue at their fall meeting in New York later this month.
ESPN cited Hill’s previous tweets about President Trump in a statement regarding her suspension.
“As thousands have shown in the past, it takes bravery and courage to speak and confront these issues as our players have, especially when it is unpopular with some,” said NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith.
Harmon was shot in the back by a Utah police officer as he ran away; DA says it’s justified.
The Alabama GOP senate nominee's Facebook page contained a meme, which stated: "Want to stop riots? Play the National Anthem. They'll all sit down."
“He has a slave master mentality,” one of the player’s mothers said of the coach who booted the boys from the roster.
"Col. Kriste Etue’s actions demonstrated that she is unaware or unmoved by the sense of outrage, vulnerability and fear among minorities toward the criminal justice system,” Rep. Brenda Lawrence said.
Jackson refuted President Trump’s claim that NFL players who protest are “sons of bitches.”
For the fifth straight day the president denounced the symbolic gesture.
“You tell me which of those children’s mothers are a son of a b. That is racism,” Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said.
More than 200 players joined in solidarity Sunday to protest Trump’s assault on their right to protest racial injustices.
What corporate leaders can learn from NFL team owners’ sudden support of their football players.