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Should Colin Kaepernick remain seated for national anthem as a form of protest?

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he intends to sit down during the Star-Spangled Banner as a way to protest racism and police brutality. "I'm going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed .... When there's significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it's supposed to represent, this country is representing people the way that it's supposed to, I'll stand."

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Even though some of Kaepernick's teammates don't agree with everything about the protest, they support his right to protest.
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Many fans have pointed out that soldiers are fighting and dying for his right to protest. Kaepernick has insisted that he has respect for soldiers and that this is not about the military. Most of what was discussed in press interviews were the presidential candidates and police conduct.
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Lots of fans have lost respect for Kaepernick. They recognize the free speech issue, but say Kaepernick hasn't been personally oppressed and hasn't paid his dues to the country.
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Another criticism of the protest is when and how it will end. Kaepernick was pretty vague about it. How does a protest with no real demands end?
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San Francisco 49ers fans burn Colin Kaepernick’s Jersey.
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Kaepernick is paid almost $12M a year. That number has factored into how people interpret his protest.
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