22 Jan '18, 10pm

NFL rejects Super Bowl ad from veterans group that asks players to stand during anthem

WASHINGTON — The National Football League rejected an advertisement for its official Super Bowl LII programs that urged players and people who attend the game to stand during the National Anthem, according to American Veterans, the organization that submitted the ad. Omitted from the programs was a full-page ad picturing the American flag, saluting soldiers and the hashtag “#PleaseStand,” referring to the movement of NFL players protesting racial inequality and injustice by kneeling during the performance of the National Anthem before the start of games. Outcry over the protests surged last fall when President Donald Trump criticized the NFL for allowing it to continue. In October, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL owners decided the league wouldn’t penalize players for kneeling. Joe Chenelly, the national director of American Veterans, known as AMVETS, said Monday th...

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