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WATCH: Fan breaches Cowboys’ security during anthem for political protest

A fan breached security during the national anthem at AT&T Stadium before the Dallas Cowboys’ game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday afternoon.

The fan jumped up on the platform above the suites in the west side end zone and held up a sign urging people to vote Republican in next month’s election.

It also included an anti-abortion message, “Stop abortion and vote Republican.”



The man, later identified as Rives Grogan of Mansfield, was able to walk up and down the platform for most of the anthem before stadium security finally forced him back into the stands. As the man walked up the aisle another fan took the sign and tore it up.

Grogan, who told the Star-Telegram in 2016 he is the pastor of a Los Angeles outreach ministry, New Beginnings Christian Discipleship, has a history of protests around the country.

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