As the NFL protest continues to divide the nation, stars like NBA legend Michael Jordan are being forced to pick sides in this dispute.
Some say the dispute is about NFL players having the right to protest, other say that you shouldn’t disrespect flag and country, but where do superstars like Jordan weigh in on this matter? Well after much thought, Jordan finally came out on the side of the protesting players!
Take a look at what he said:
“One of the fundamental rights this country is founded on was freedom of speech, and we have a long tradition of nonviolent, peaceful protest. Those who exercise the right to peacefully express themselves should not be demonized or ostracized.”
“At a time of increasing divisiveness and hate in this country, we should be looking for ways to work together and support each other and not create more division.”
“I support Commissioner Adam Silver, the NBA, its players and all those who wish to exercise their right to free speech.”
Does everyone agree with what they are protesting about? absolutely not! What is more important, the national anthem or protesting players?
Ultimately it will be the fans who will decide the future of this and the entire NFL, as they withdraw their money and support, forcing the Football league to stop the protests or face going out of business!
What do you think?