Players who don’t wish to participate in standing at attention the option of staying in the locker room. Those that do not comply will subject their team to fines. The league is polarized as many players support the protests that angered fans last year as advertisers dropped off and ratings fell. The league said it would contribute $100 million to social activist causes, hoping that bribe would end the division.
Former US Navy sailor Kristian Saucier served a year in prison for taking six pictures in classified areas of a nuclear submarine and was pardoned in March by President Trump. He is now suing Barack Obama, Jim Comey and the Department of Justice for jailing him, while giving Hillary Clinton a free pass by avoiding prosecution for mishandling classified information on her infamous private email server.
Gun control activist David Hogg is planning a summer tour with 75 stops across the country to register pro-gun voters and to push legislators to pass more gun control laws. Fellow Parkland student Emma Gonzalez said the message to politicians is, “If you don’t support this, … it’ll look like you’re going against kids.”
The court ruling was made on the basis of unequal treatment by the civil-rights commission, not on whether or not the state has the right to force someone to labor for another person if they choose not to do so. Based on the narrow wording of the court decision, it is likely that the next time there is a challenge of this kind, freedom-of-choice will not be defended.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes has admonished Google and Twitter over anti-conservative censorship and called for a new search engine that doesn’t censor conservatives. Last week Google was called out after a search result showed the word “Nazism” under the California Republican Party’s ideology. Nunes also criticized Twitter for censoring the Drudge Report.