CBS Rejects Pro-Flag, Anti-Anthem Protest Ad for Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 1: Jalen Reeves-Maybin #44 of the Detroit Lions and teammate Steve Longa #54 take a knee during the national anthem before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on October 1, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

CBS has rejected an ad from veteran owned company Nine Lives Apparel that promotes respecting the flag and reminds viewers that people like Colin Kaepernick can only protest because some are “crazy enough” to defend their right to do so.