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The Scoop 9-23
QB won't stand for America
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Colin Kaepernick has become the most disliked player in the NFL. That's according to a recent survey conducted by E-Poll Marketing Research.The survey indicates 29 percent of those who responded dislike the 49er QB a lot, easily placing him atop the list.The poll has nothing to do with Kaepernick's play on the football field and has everything to do with his recent stance to sit during our national anthem. Both sides of this issue have been vocal.One side says Kaepernick is exercising his right to protest as an American and shouldn't be criticized for utilizing his right to free speech. The other side says Kaepernick has that right only because of the brave soldiers who have fought to defend this country and his refusal to stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" is insulting.When Kaepernick first refused to stand for the national anthem he said, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.