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[–] boogieboogie 0 points 12 points (+12|-0) ago 

Here's the thing about this flag stuff. I dgaf about what these people think, they are employees. If they want to kneel at national anthems they can do it at the rec league or one of their many kids games. NOT on their boss' dime. I'd fire any employee who told me they were gonna sit down and do things I disagree with every time they work.


[–] sriously 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

My view as well; all this crap about "First Amendment!" is a smokescreen. Dancing is covered by the First Amendment too - would the owners be okay with their team jumping up, running onto the field, and dancing around as some kind of protest? No. Would they be okay with members granting interviews that consisted of "Fuck America!"? No.

The First Amendment guarantees certain forms of expression cannot be curtailed BY THE GOVERNMENT; employers can, do, and MUST restrict freedom of expression in a zillion ways (which is perfectly legal), because they are paying employees to WORK, not to express themselves.