Gorch on the Porch: It's our right to protest

Photo by Scott AllenMichigan City football players stand during the national anthem on Friday before their season opener against Griffith at Ames Field.

“No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave.” — excerpt from little known third verse of The Star Spangled Banner

So the trend of sitting or kneeling during the national anthem in the National Football League started by former San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick last season has continued even though Kaepernick isn’t playing right now.

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