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Some real misunderstanding regarding paid, professional players and their right to protest


By -- Wilma Howe —— Bio and Archives--October 8, 2017

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I feel like there is some real misunderstanding regarding paid, professional players (of any and all sports) and their right to protest. It is a matter of when and where. It is certainly their right but not when they are on the clock. Just like a MacDonald’s employee could not expect to be paid if they sat out front of the store during his shift and held a protest sign.

One sign at a Kansas City Chiefs/Washington Redskins game said, “Protest on your own time”. That summed up nicely the crux of the matter in my mind.



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