A year after driving a Mustang on a racetrack at more than 100 mph, Father Rick Ginther will cross off another dream from his bucket list when he strides onto Victory Field before the start of the Indianapolis Indians game Aug. 4.
To some, he is a symbol of change while to others, he is an extreme radical. Colin Kaepernick was a former player for the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers. He is well-known for protesting against police brutality and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.
Dear Editor: I think NFL players should be required to stand during the national anthem. It is very disrespectful for them to kneel or sit down. They can protest on their own time outside the stadium or stay off the field until the game begins.
Dear Editor: I respectfully disagree with The Tablet’s position on the recent NFL protests. The editorial asserts that Colin Kaepernick, formerly a San Francisco 49ers quarterback, and his ilk, refuse to stand for the National Anthem because of a perceived disdain they have for both flag and country.
In continuing a practice started last year by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, NFL players have kneeled, raised their fists or engaged in what many have called disrespectful behavior during the playing of the national anthem before games.
Kneeling in church? Still OK. During the national anthem? You’d better not.
Everyone who has studied high school physics is aware of the popular law of nature that for every action, there is an equal but opposite reaction.