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Star Spangled Banner Summary

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Kaepernick has drawn an immense amount of attention onto the topics of football, patriotism and law enforcement. Kaepernick's decision to sit out for the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner” is a decision that should be respected. Kaepernick shouldn’t have to deal with the intense scrutiny he is getting from his own personal choice. Kaepernick believes that the United States national anthem doesn’t represent present day America anymore. Kaepernick says that “ when there is a significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it is supposed to… then I’ll stand” (Kaleem). Kaepernick is simply expressing his freedoms and according to the constitution he isn't doing anything wrong. In fact, he is just executing his rights and freedoms
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