A high school in Morrow, Ohio, has reportedly suspended two players from its football team after the players ignored a warning that they could not fly flags honoring first responders during the team’s game last week on Sept. 11.
“When the Little Miami High School football team took the field Friday, Sept. 11, a couple of players carried alongside the American flag a Thin Blue Line and Thin Red Line flags,” Local 12/WKRC-TV reported. “The problem is, the boys had asked the school permission prior to the game and they were denied and told if they defied the order, there would be consequences.”
The players—Brady Williams and Jared Bentley—flew the flags to honor firefighters and police officers on the 19th anniversary of 9/11. The local news station said that Williams’ father is a police officer and Bentley’s father is a firefighter.
Two Little Miami football players pay the price for civil disobedience. They were told not to