MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: Kaepernick Not Getting Signed Is The Worst Example Of ‘Punishing Free Expression’ In America

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MSNBC host Chris Hayes tweeted Wednesday that Colin Kaepernick not being signed to an NFL roster is the “most high-profile, high-dollar example of punishing free expression” in the United States.

Hayes tweeted:

Kaepernick last played during the 2016 season for the San Francisco 49ers. He has been a free agent since then, and some have insisted that it is due to his outspoken criticism of police brutality in the United States.

He once wore socks during practice that depicted police officers as pigs. (RELATED: Colin Kaepernick Wears Socks Depicting Cops As Pigs)

Just last weekend, the former NFL player said that American police officers were participating in the “lawful lynching of black and brown people.” (RELATED: Colin Kaepernick Accuses American Police Officers Of ‘Lawful Lynching Of Black And Brown People’)

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