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Jack Latvala still upset about NFL players sitting during national anthem

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Two weeks ago, Republican Jack Latvala posted a statement on his Facebook page blasting Tampa Bay Buccaneer wide receiver Mike Evans for choosing to sit on the bench during the playing of the national anthem. A day later, after being barraged with a firestorm of criticism, Evans said he would no longer do so. Now, the Clearwater state Senator is calling on the public to sign a petition informing the National Football League that they proudly stand for the anthem. “If NFL players are…

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