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September 9, 2016
Don't like Colin Kaepernick's theatrics? Stand and walk.
There has been a lot of ink spilt this week talking about Colin Kaepernick's "right" to protest, as an expression of his First Amendment right to free speech. Setting aside that he has a contract, with an employer that forbids him from taking this form of action, for the sake of argument, let's grant him his First Amendment right. The First Amendment text: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. That Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof we will save for a different article. Colin Kaepernick has a right to speak his mind (no matter how idiotic is speech might be). We likewise have the right to peaceably assemble – or more particularly not...(Read Full Post)