Persuasive Essay On National Anthems

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NFL players take a knee during national anthem because they are revolting against racism. This all started with a Colin Kaepernick who is a quarterback but now is a free agent. When he took a knee during the national anthem in 2016, people grew furious and others kneed with him. All this controversy caused President Trump to make a statement on twitter saying, “Great solidarity for our national anthem and for our country. Standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable. Bad ratings!” soon after that the protest grew and grew and trump was getting slammed with negative comments. People started locking arms instead of taking knees which isn 't disrespectful but still shows that they are revolting against racism and will not stand for it.Trump called for the owners of the NFL teams telling them to fire any people who disrespect our flag. Another article is talking about Protesters greeted white supremacist leader Richard Spencer with loud boos and chants of "Go home Spencer" during his speech Thursday at the University of Florida.The…show more content…
My opinion about the footplayers taking a knee or even locking arms is disrespectful to our veterans and to our country and also our national anthem. I don’t agree with what they are doing and more and more people are doing and it makes me a little frustrated. The national anthem was a poem that Francis scott key had written when he was a war slave and wrote it to show that our country will never stop fighting for our rights and will always show that our flag was still there and will always be a symbol of our freedom and our wonderful nation. So my overall opinion would be that it’s very disrespectful and I know what they’re trying to do that are revolting against racism but it’s so disrespectful to the people who fought for our country and for from our national anthem and they should respect it and The kneeling is not good but locking arms is not disrespectful and that’s OK but it might get out of hand

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