Video: Coach Fired for Kneeling in Prayer Speaks Out About the Hypocrisy of NFL Protests

We live in time that it is more favorable to be unpatriotic than to be a Christian.

Tim Tebow received extreme criticism for kneeling in prayer before games, yet those same people are praising the NFL players who have chosen to take a knee during the national anthem. An act that is a slap to the face to every single veteran who has fought and died for our country.

Is it their right to protest? Yes. However, they should not be doing it on the job, nor during the moment we take to honor our veterans.

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Now former Washington State High School football coach Joe Kennedy is speaking out about the kneeling NFL players. In case you don’t remember, Kennedy is the coach who was fired for taking a knee to pray.

He said, “I can’t wrap my brain around it,” Kennedy continued,  “I’m a Marine. I want the same rights for everybody else.”

Fox Insider reports:

Kennedy said the Constitutional right to freedom of expression should apply to all.

He and Martha MacCallum also discussed how former pro quarterback-turned-baseball player Tim Tebow was criticized for kneeling in prayer like Kennedy.

“Everyone has different opinions,” Kennedy said. “Being a Marine, we fought to defend [these] rights.”

Here is the full interview:

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