Florida Republican pushes bill to force sports teams to play national anthem — or face punishment

A Florida Republican lawmaker wants sports teams to know that playing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before games is not optional.As noted by WFLA’s Evan Donovan, Florida State Sen. Joe Gruters has introduced legislation that would bar governmental entitie…

A Florida Republican lawmaker wants sports teams to know that playing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before games is not optional.As noted by WFLA’s Evan Donovan, Florida State Sen. Joe Gruters has introduced legislation that would bar governmental entities from entering into agreements with professiona…