Majority of Americans say NFL players who kneel during the anthem are ‘not unpatriotic’ – CNN

Washington (CNN)A majority of Americans, by a 58% to 35% margin, believe NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem in protest are “not unpatriotic,” according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.

By a 53-to-43% margin, Americans say professional athletes have the right to protest on the playing field, though 51% of voters said they support the NFL’s new policy requiring players to stand.

The poll also found that there was a partisan split, with 70% of Republican voters saying taking a knee was unpatriotic, while only 11% of Democratic voters agreed.

Thursday’s poll was conducted from May 31 to June 5, partially after President Donald Trump announced that . . . (Read more)

Advertisements

Robert Williams Sworn In As Sharpsburg Mayor After Upsetting Randy Weaver During Special Election

Click On Photo To View More Photos
image

Click On Photo To Watch Video

image