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Over 1,400 current and former athletes, coaches and executives from major professional sports tournaments Secretariat for members of Congress to support a bill would eliminate eligible waivers for government officials, including law enforcement.

The letter, released on Wednesday, was coordinated and released by Union Players, a group formed by NFL players in 2017 to address areas of social and racial inequality. It was signed by dozens of current and former stars from across the NFL, NBA and MLB – including midfielders Tom Brady and Dak Prescott, Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith and New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton.

Midfielder of New Orleans Saints Drew Brees, person last week caused a backlash for the comments he made about the national anthem protests, also signed the letter.

"We have participated in too many 'listening sessions', where we discuss whether there is a problem of police violence in this country. There is a problem," the group wrote in part of Letters. "The time to argue about the police's unregulated authority has ended; now is the time to change."

Details of support letter for "Waiver Act Eligibility End" was introduced …