Don’t buy season tickets for 2018.
Via Indy Star:
An Indiana lawmaker is filing legislation that would require the Indianapolis Colts to offer fans refunds if Colts players kneel during the national anthem at home games.
Rep. Milo Smith, R-Columbus, said his bill would allow fans who feel disrespected by the kneeling to ask for a refund during the first quarter.
“To me when they take a knee during the national anthem, it’s not respecting the national anthem or our country,” Smith said. “Our government isn’t perfect, but it’s still the best country in the world and I think we need to be respectful of it.”
A representative for the Colts declined to comment on the proposal. […]
Jane Henegar, executive director of ACLU Indiana, said his proposal could be a constitutional violation.
“In effect by passing the law, government would be weighing in…and fining political speech by the Indianapolis Colts,” Henegar said. “It seems like the worst thing that could happen is government weighing in and trying to control in any direction the political speech of private actors.”
Smith defended the legality of his bill, noting that it doesn’t stop someone from kneeling.