Students who have been invited to the convocation allege that during rehearsals at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre, they were asked to stand up for the national anthem or “stay at home and your medals will be sent there”.
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The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race. It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem. NFL must respect this!
People are not happy that players are not standing for our National Anthem!
Looking forward to live sports, but any time I witness a player kneeling during the National Anthem, a sign of great disrespect for our Country and our Flag, the game is over for me!
The Supreme Court ruled that students don't have to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance—that goes for the national anthem on the ballfield too.