The American flag is a symbol of freedom and our National Anthem is the song of freedom recognizing those who fought and died for our freedom. It is proudly sung before ceremonies and sporting events to bring all Americans together regardless of their differences of religion, race, status, or political view. The sports arena has always been one place all Americans were allowed to come together to root for their team.
Unfortunately, the NFL has changed everything by the ignorance of Commissioner Roger Goodell when he allowed Colin Kaepernick to protest the National Anthem and the American Flag in 2016 in his protest of “police brutality.” He disrespectfully wore socks symbolizing police as pigs. Goodell and others ignorantly call it free speech; but Goodell said, “No” to the Dallas Cowboys who inquired to wear a symbol on their uniform honoring police officers murdered in Dallas. Goodell also fined Quarterback