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Community rallies in support of high school cheerleaders holding MAGA banner

Community rallies in support of high school cheerleaders holding MAGA banner


TOLD TO NAP ON THE FLOOR. THIS IS EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE AT 11:00. A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAME CANCELED TONIGHT OVER SECURITY CONCERNS BUT THAT DID NOT STOP DOZENS OF PEOPLE FROM RALLYING AROUND THE NORTH STANLEY HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US TONIGHT. Reporter: THE SHOW OF SUPPORT CAME AFTER THE. THE SHOW OF SUPPORT CAME AFTER THE TEAM WAS DISCIPLINED FOR HOLDING THIS TRUMP 2020 SIGN. WHILE THE SCHOOL WAS PREPARED TO BRING IN EXTRA SECURITY FOR TONIGHT’S GAME THE SCHOOL BOARD DETERMINED THE RISK WAS JUST TOO HIGH. MANY TOLD ME TONIGHT INSTEAD OF IT BEING ABOUT THE KIDS IT IS NOW ABOUT POLITICS. WE ARE HERE FOR THOSE CHEERLEADERS WHO HAVE BEEN WRONGLY ACCUSED OF BEING RACISTS, NAZIS, ANY OTHER NAMES YOU CAN THINK OF. Reporter: THIS PICTURE OF NORTH STANLEY CHEERLEADERS HOLDING A TRUMP 2020 SIGN IN AUGUST SPARKED A DEBATE WHICH HAS DIVIDED A COMMUNITY. IT IS JUST RIDICULOUS HOW EVERYTHING HAS TURNED OUT. Reporter: DISTRICT POLICY PROHIBITS POLITICAL ADS AT SCHOOL EVENTS. THE SCHOOL DID NOT PUNISH THE CHEERLEADERS, INSTEAD, THE STATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION PUT THE TEAM ON PROBATION FOR VIOLATING THE POLICY. THAT DID NOT SIT WELL WITH THOSE THAT CAME OUT TODAY. I JUST THINK IT WAS NOT RIGHT. THEY CAME TO RALLY AND CHEER FOR THE STUDENTS. THEY SCHOOL DID NOT REPRIMAND THEM. IT WAS THE STATE. I THINK THEY SHOULD OF LEFT IT UP TO THE SCHOOL. I DON’T THINK IT IS RIGHT. I DON’T THINK IT IS RIGHT YOU CAN NOT HAVE A FLAG AT THE GAME. HAY CALLED ALL OF THE PARENTS TO SAY DO NOT BRING FLAGS OUT. Reporter: IN PREPARATION FOR THE RALLY AND FANS AT THE STADIUM. LAW ENFORCEMENT HAD MORE OFFICERS READY TO WORK THE GAME BUT THE SAFETY CONCERNS WERE TOO GREAT FOR THE DISTRICT. WE HAD PLENTY OF PERSONNEL THAT WERE GOING TO BE HERE TONIGHT. USA, USA! Reporter: IN THE END, PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS SAY IT IS THE KIDS WHO ARE MISSING OUT ON WHAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ANOTHER FRIDAY NIGHT UNDER THE LIGHTS IN AMERICA. INSTEAD OF IT BEING ABOUT THE KIDS AND THE SCHOOL AND SCHOOL PRIDE AND ALL OF THAT THAT THE HIGH SCHOOLERS HAVE NOW IT IS ABOUT POLITICS.

2 thoughts on “Community rallies in support of high school cheerleaders holding MAGA banner”

  1. Will Trump give them a championship or pay their way through College? Give me a break. If you support Trump, do it at the ballot box.

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