It's Now Trump, Pence and Cowboys' Jerry Jones vs. the NFL

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Photo via Wikimedia CommonsJones, whose Dallas Cowboys are 2-3, is in a pickle with his players and the president over how to behave before and during the national anthem.

The "Glory" MC also says players should be able to kneel for what they believe in, and even makes reference to the poem that the National Anthem is based on, which makes a mention of slavery.

Common believes Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is exhibiting a "slave owner mentality" by saying he'd bench any player who "disrespects the flag". making HIM the unpatriotic one.

The national anthem protests appear to be coming to a head, with the NFL telling teams they have a proposal to move past the protests and begin focusing on highlighting players' work on social issues.

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Jones' comments comes two weeks after he himself joined the Cowboys in kneeling during the anthem.

I can't wait until @jemelehill gets a platform in which she can give her unfiltered opinion. Now when repeating all these quotes just keep in mind to credit me and not the people who actually said them because that's the way Christopher Columbus would have wanted it.

Added Dallas-based labor lawyer Rogge Dunn of Clouse Dunn: "Jones can do what he wants".

Wade Rathke, chief organizer of Local 100, said that Jones' threat violates the National Labor Relations Act of 1935, which allows employees "to engage in protected concerted activities for the objective of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection".

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Michael J. Golden, lecturer, trial advocacy program, University of Texas: "In order for professional football teams to be the most competitive they can be, the CBA gives management significant rights to decide who plays and who doesn't - and ultimately who gets cut and who gets kept".

President Donald Trump has been pressuring NFL owners to discipline players who do not stand for the national anthem. The law here is that you have the ability to act with your co-worker.

Some states have their own First Amendment-style protections, and they can include protection of political speech, Tushnet said. You can't just roll over someone's rights when they are a worker. "But these are workers with rights with the National Labor Relations Board". "We will not disrespect the flag".

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