As I understand it, the demonstrations by NFL players originated with former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He began to kneel during the national anthem at games as a way of drawing attention to the well documented fact that black Americans are targeted and sometimes killed by law enforcement officials. The intention of the protest by NFL players is to highlight the systemic problem of how police officers treat black suspects. These players are, of course, exercising their rights to protest in a way that spreads their message as far and wide as possible. So, are people upset with the NFL players:
I imagine I’ve missed a few points, and some overarching, compelling reason for people to support Trump in this matter. Here are a few things I do know:
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