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Snap Poll: Plurality opposes athletes protesting during anthem

But 60% oppose President Trump’s comments about firing players who protest

The trend of athletes kneeling or sitting during the national anthem to protest racial disparity, especially in interactions with the police, reached fever pitch over the weekend. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the controversial protests last year, and others—in the NFL and in other sports—had joined him since then. President Donald Trump criticized ...

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