Evangelist Franklin Graham Tells Football Players Protesting Police Brutality To Take A Knee For God Instead
Evangelist Franklin Graham, a longtime supporter of President Donald Trump, advised football players — who planned to take a knee to protest police brutality against African-Americans — to take a knee for God instead.
In addition to ignoring police violence against black people, Graham also told people to pray “for this great nation and our leaders”:
There’s a whole lot of talk going on about taking a knee during our national anthem. Yesterday even Stevie Wonder said he was taking not one knee, but two “for America.” I can tell you how getting on our knees could make a real difference—not in protest or in pride, but in PRAYER. Praying for each other, praying for unity, and praying for this great nation and our leaders. “Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek his face evermore” (Psalm 105:4).