Do you stand or do you sit down when the national anthem comes on? Most don’t stand because the national anthem may not mean nothing to them it’s just words, they let come in one ear and go other the other. Some stand because they feel like that’s the right thing to do.The national anthem has a very important meaning. Most people don’t know that there is four stanzas to the national anthem. Why people don’t put they hand over they heart and stand when they hear the national anthem? When Francis Scott wrote it it was the first time that someone had put down in words there feelings about our country and the flag. Their was a lot of man that died just for fighting for our country so I feel like the least we could do is show them the respect that they deserve. Everyone has stood for the national anthem so why would you just stop standing now?If you already been standing for it don’t just stop now because we are having problems with our society. We all know that we have a lot of problems with our society today , but standing when the national anthem comes on is showing respect. If you think about it there is a lot of people that died fighting that war. We are always going to have problems in our society and every problem is not going to always get solved. If you go to a football game and when the national anthem comes on and you look around almost everybody stand up. Some people just stand because they feel like that’s the right thing to do.Some people don’t even stand up because it hurt for them to stand like elder people thats understanding. But if you just not standing because you following someone or is just lazy. Then thats a problem.

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  1. kayden 3 months ago

    Sophia,

    I do understand all of the points you are getting. I understand that the flag has been represented for the military in which they did fight for our freedom. Taking a knee is a stand against inequality and discrimination. Its not that they disrespect the people who have fought for our freedom. I believe that they stand for more equality and love around the world. I do believe that they the take a knee has turned into something much different now. I think as of right now its just a argument against trump where it started to come off as inequality and discrimination. I understand where you are coming from and I appreciate this post. You have some really good comments and understanding.

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