Georgia Senate Blasts NFL Denial of ‘Please Stand’ Ad

The debate over whether the NFL should let players kneel during the national anthem flared up in state government as some legislators and a governor disparaged the league.

  • Published 1 February 2018

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ATLANTA (AP) — The debate over whether the NFL should let players kneel during the national anthem flared up in state government this week as some legislators and a governor disparaged the league. Georgia senators unanimously passed a resolution Thursday denouncing the NFL for allowing players to kneel but not letting a veterans group advertise in the printed game program for the Super Bowl. South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster issued a proclamation designating the… Read at AP News