Kaepernick’s protest was joined by players on other NFL teams and other sports teams. It has now filtered down to high school sports players and even cheerleaders as happened at Cornell High School in Coraopolis. Unfortunately, this time the National Anthem was being performed by a Veterans of Foreign Wars Color Guard. A school board member told a local news station that the cheerleaders had the right to take a knee. The superintendent acknowledged the timing of the cheerleaders’ protest was not appropriate considering the presence of the VFW Color Guard, but he stood by their right to free speech!
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