Inklings News

NFL policy obstructs liberty

NFL policy obstructs liberty

May 31, 2018

By Jarod Ferguson '18   Dear NFL Owners, Recently you all voted on a new rule that would essentially make your NFL players stand for the National Anthem. Or did you? Whatever you may have discussed at the league meetings about protesting will not prevent NFL Players from protesting. Our c...

NFL bans players from kneeling during national anthem

Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Melanie Lust '19, Editor In Chief

May 28, 2018

Melanie Lust '19   The National Football League officially prohibited football players from kneeling during the national anthem. The the long-awaited policy announcement, unanimously approved by NFL owners with one abstention, reads that "all team and league personnel on the field shall st...

Should NFL players be allowed to kneel?

Should NFL players be allowed to kneel?

November 6, 2017

By Jack Lev '20 and Jake Navarro '20

Join the discussion.
National Anthem