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Protesting the national anthem has reached a boiling point. Colin Kaepernick started a new movement. He sat during the national anthem to protest systemic racism. Other athletes are following suit by kneeling during the national anthem. But some find the political stances of these players un-American. Now, they plan to boycott the NFL! But critics argue the angry boycotters are actually the ones being unpatriotic by inciting violence and threatening other Americans' freedom of speech. Scroll to read the perspectives and vote!

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Is it unpatriotic to boycott athletes who are peacefully protesting?
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Just a friendly reminder. Racists are unpatriotic, not those using their platforms to fight for equality.
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Sitting during the national anthem is freedom to protest, but boycotting that right seems hypocritical and unpatriotic to many.
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Some pointed out that the hashtag #BoycottNFL was created by racists. The hashtag's detractors argue that "patriots" don't simply want to boycott NFL athletes for disrespecting the country, but that these so-called patriots are really just angry that Black athletes are voicing their experiences and protesting the U.S. legacy of systemic racism. There's no "convenient" way for protesters to demonstrate that would be acceptable to them.
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Boycott the entire NFL because a few of its players want to engage in silent peaceful protest?! Does that make much sense?....
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Many have pointed out several reasons to boycott the NFL, but athletes taking a knee shouldn’t be one of them.
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And here are some of the other reasons to actually boycott the NFL.
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But some Americans are planning to boycott the NFL with their money! If the NFL can't respect the flag, then they don't want to support the NFL.
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Some say athletes are paid too much anyway—especially to not stand for the country's flag.
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Some agree that the athletes certainly have the right to protest, but in return, they can protest too with a boycott.
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Not everyone wants to brand the athletes as traitors — some just disagree with their stance.
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Boycotting could be considered a matter of free speech as well.
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FINAL RESULTS
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Is it unpatriotic to boycott athletes who are peacefully protesting?
A festive crown for the winner
#NFLBoycottUnpatriotic
#AthletesUnpatriotic