Jimmy Failla: Now the left is telling athletes they shouldn’t voice their opinion

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“Fox Across America” ​​host Jimmy Failla has joined “The Faulkner Focus” to address the controversy of five Tampa Bay Rays players refusing to wear a gay pride-themed patch on their jerseys. Failla said the left wants athletes to speak out only on issues they agree with.

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JIMMY FAILLA: I think this controversy is ridiculous because we’ve just gone through a pocket of years being told that if athletes have an opinion on the national anthem, we’re supposed to shut up and let them voice their opinion. But in this case, they have an opinion on promoting a progressive Pride initiative. And now we are being told they shouldn’t have an opinion. The Tampa Bay Rays play in the American League. Is there anything less American than taking away their freedom of speech or their choice not to speak up? It’s kind of a non-issue because they don’t say, I hate these people. They say, I don’t push your agenda.

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