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Football players have been protesting during the anthem.

Football players have been protesting during the anthem.

Connor Zielinski

Connor Zielinski

Football players have been protesting during the anthem.

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Unless you haven’t been exposed to football you will know that the NFL (National Football League) season has begun, which means the fans are more excited than ever for the new season.  

Sixth grader Connor Melehan in Mrs. Karen Klenk’s class stated, “I think that the teams that have a chance at the Super bowl will be Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys, or The Kansas City Chiefs. Also, my favorite team is the Denver Broncos.” 

Some politics have recently leaked into sports. NFL players have been kneeling during the national anthem to stand up for what they believe in.  

President Donald Trump spoke out on the issue, saying, “Very important that NFL players STAND tomorrow, and always, for the playing of our National Anthem. Respect our Flag and our Country!”  

In the Saint John community, there are a number of different opinions regarding this form of protest. 

Angelina Botto, also in Mrs. Klenk’s class, stated, “Honestly, they should stand with their hand over their heart and honor the country.”  

Seventh grader Leila Barjesteh in Mr. Brian Mariano’s class said, “I understand that they are trying to do a peaceful protest against racial inequality.” 

 

 

 

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