national anthem protests

Did the Federal Government Cancel an $80 Million Nike Contract?
  • 4 September 2018
A junk news website reported that the government canceled a nonexistent contract with Nike because...
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The Death of John Crawford III
  • 14 August 2018
President Donald Trump's renewed criticism of NFL protests prompted the re-emergence on social media of...
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Did the Supreme Court Rule in 1943 That No One Can Be Forced to Participate in Patriotic Rituals?
  • 13 August 2018
The Supreme Court's 1943 ruling applied to school board officials and other government entities, not...
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Philadelphia Eagles players.
Did Philadelphia Eagles Players Kneel During the National Anthem in 2017?
  • 5 June 2018
The White House claimed that an event with the Super Bowl champions was cancelled due...
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Did the NFL Stop Donations to Breast Cancer and Military Charities in Order to Fund Black Lives Matter?
  • 28 December 2017
Websites misrepresented details of an agreement between the National Football League and protesting players.
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Did Papa John’s Withdraw Their NFL Advertising Over Anthem Protests?
  • 2 November 2017
The pizza chain will be removing the NFL logo and the label of "official sponsor"...
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Did a Football Fan Sit on an American Flag While Wearing a Shirt Reading ‘I Stand for the National Anthem’?
  • 17 October 2017
A sports news web site published the photograph, which was taken during a game between...
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Did Donald Trump Joke Around, Fail to Salute the Flag During a Military Ceremony?
  • 13 October 2017
A left-leaning web site correctly points out that the President joked around during the playing...
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Did the CEO of Hardwick Clothes Cut Ties With the NFL Over ‘Unpatriotic’ Protests?
  • 5 October 2017
News reports accurately describe a decision made by Tennessee businessman Allan Jones.
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Did Nike Cut Ties with the Dallas Cowboys Over National Anthem Protests?
  • 2 October 2017
A "satirical" web site published a fake story about the sportswear company, which has in...
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Did a Protester Kneel During a Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier?
  • 29 September 2017
A viral photograph shows a man kneeling and recording a video at the Tomb of...
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