“The solution here isn’t all that difficult. If fans want to hold banners protesting fascism and racism and gun violence, that should be fine… It’s a feature, not a bug, one that comes from accepting that, when you treat your sport like a beacon of community, then some people will start treating it as such.”
Soccer: By Banning Protest Signs, MLS [Major League Soccer, USA] Is Trying To Lobotomize The Fandom It Asked For, by Luis Paez-Pumar, Deadspin, 20 August 2019.
The article also notes,
It’s a depressing commentary on our current national moment that signs stating opposition to gun violence, fascism, and racism are deemed “political”.