Since Collin Kaepernick, formally of the San Fransisco 49ers, knelt during the national anthem during the 2016 football season controversy surrounding his actions erupted.

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From that point on more and more players followed Kaepernick's lead and either knelt or stood with a fist raised during the national anthem.

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This weekend seemed to be the biggest eruption of controversy with teams not coming to the field or kneeling in a foreign country. This was in response to tweets made by the President condemning these actions.


It has even made its way to country music with singer Megan Linsey, formally of Steel Magnolia, kneeling at the end of the National Anthem as she sang it before the Tennessee Titans vs Seattle Seahawks game Sunday night.

Facebook has blown up this weekend with people from both sides arguing and posting why their side is right. Weigh in now with your opinion.

What do you think about football players kneeling during the national anthem?