Scott Walker To NFL Players: Stop ‘divisive’ Anthem Protests, Stand Against Domestic Violence Instead
Scott Walker to NFL players: Stop ‘divisive’ anthem protests, stand against domestic violence instead
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says it’s time for professional football players to stop protesting racial inequality and police brutality during the national anthem and instead focus on denouncing domestic violence.
Walker sent a letter on Monday to the National Football League and the NFL Players Association with what he called a simple request: that players stand during the national anthem and use their platforms to stand against domestic violence.
“It is time for players in the NFL to stop their protests during the anthem and move on from what has become a divisive political sideshow,” Walker wrote. “Instead, I encourage …