Vice President Pence Accused Of ‘Systemic Oppression’ For Walking Out Of NFL Game After Players Keel

Indianapolis, IN - Vice President Mike Pence got up and walked out of the San Francisco 49ers - Indianapolis Colts game on Sunday, October 8, after several players kneeled during the national anthem.

The game was held at Lucas Field, home of the Colts, according to ESPN.

In a social media post from Sunday afternoon, Vice President Pence said

"I left today's Colts game because President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem. At a time when so many Americans are inspiring our nation with their courage, resolve, and resilience, now, more than ever, we should rally around our Flag and everything that unites us.

"While everyone is entitled to their own opinions, I don't think it's too much to ask NFL players to respect the Flag and our National Anthem."

"**I stand with @POTUS Trump, I stand with our soldiers, and I will always stand for our Flag and our National Anthem."

VP Pence was heavily criticized for walking out. Sports columnist Tim Swarens called it "conduct unbecoming a true leader," and a "premeditated political stunt." Leftists have been calling for Pence's resignation.

49ers player Eric Reid stated that "this is what systemic oppression looks like."

President Trump tweeted that he had asked Pence to leave if any players kneeled.

This Sunday marks the second weekend in a row that the 49ers had more than 20 players kneeling during the national anthem with their hands over their hearts. Teammates who stood behind kneeling players had one hand on that player's shoulder and the other over their hearts.

Colts players wore black shirts with the words 'We Will' on the Front, and 'Stand for equality, justice, unity, respect, dialogue, opportunity' on the back. Today marks the second weekend in a row that players have worn the shirts. All stood during the national anthem with their arms locked.

The protest began at the beginning of the fall, 2016 NFL season, when former football player Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem, for what he described as a protest against police brutality and racial injustice.

Since then, players, coaches, and staff from many teams have kneeled or stood with their arms locked together.

President Trump had harsh words for the players at a September 22 rally. He said, "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out, he's fired'."

He also urged fans to walk out of NFL games if they saw it happen in front of them.

Our partners at Warrior 12, who print our Blue Lives Matter shirts, have launched a limited edition pre-order Stand For The Flag shirt so that you can proudly display that you don't kneel.

So...the VP cannot exercise his 1A rights by leaving a game?

The VP did right, Million $ babies who do not even go out into the community to help there oppressed fans who cannot even afford a game ticket or food on the table. Yet the disrespect the country who gave them the freedom.

I would have too, a lot of men and women have died for that flag and fought for it you all disgrace it like it means nothing to you , when you set down at you table be graceful you can and go for a night on the town be also graceful you can because of them that died and fought for that flag; You can play a football game so you can know why men and women have died for that flag. and that flag stands for the U S A . In which you live in. If you say color forget it we are all part of the human race and if your not PLEASE return to the plant in which you come from.. We will not miss you belive that.

SO the players proest the guy who protested their protest. Someone needs a safe place, some pizza, and a hug.

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