Colin Kaepernick: Freedom Fighter

The Colin Kaepernick situation was somewhat reignited this week after revealing that he has begun receiving death threats over his protest of the national anthem. The very people sending these threats are missing the irony of the situation. Whether you agree with Kaepernick or not, it is his Constitutional right to take a knee during the Star Spangled Banner. It’s everyone else’s Constitutional right to disagree and feel like it’s disrespectful. Freedom of Speech does not cover violent threats against someone you disagree with. It’s a line that’s starting to get blurred and we need to talk about that. Writer …

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