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US Olympic Committee Releases Protest Guidelines, Clears Athletes To Raise Fists, Kneel During National Anthem

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2021
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Following up on a decision made last December to allow Olympic athletes to “peacefully and respectfully” engage in demonstrations for racial and social justice, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee released guidelines, Tuesday, delineating which forms of protest are “acceptable” during this year’s Olympic trials.

As the Daily Wire’s Ashe Schow reported, the USOPC decided in December that athletes participating in 2020 Olympic trials “will not be sanctioned for ‘peacefully and respectfully’ demonstrating in support of social justice causes,” and that the committee planned to do away with guidelines...

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