National Anthem Protests Spark Nationwide Debate

It was a moment that sports fans had been anticipating for nearly two days over the weekend. After President Trump suggested NFL owners should fire any players who protested during the national anthem, athletes from several different sports took to social media and expressed their support of the players, setting up a potentially pivotal moment before Sunday’s NFL games.

Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker went to The Hideaway Tavern, a sports bar in Bend, to see how local fans would react.

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