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Miami Dolphins Players Kneel For Anthem During NFL Preseason Opener

Miami Dolphins Players Kneel For Anthem During NFL Preseason OpenerThe NFL's regular season is a month away, but players are already defying the



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White House Says Philadelphia Eagles ‘Unable’ to Attend Super Bowl Celebration Because They ‘Disagree’ With Trump on the National Anthem

White House Says Philadelphia Eagles ‘Unable’ to Attend Super Bowl Celebration Because They ‘Disagree’ With Trump on the National AnthemPresident Trump said Eagles fans "deserve better"



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Fergie Apologizes For National Anthem, Saying She 'Tried Her Best'

Fergie Apologizes For National Anthem, Saying She 'Tried Her Best'Fergie says she tried her best in her ill-received performance of the national anthem before the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night.



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Disrespecting China's anthem can now cost 3 years jail

Disrespecting China's anthem can now cost 3 years jailChina has passed legislation to punish anyone who disrespects the national anthem with up to three years in prison, state media reported Saturday. The changes to China’s criminal law were approved during a committee meeting of the country’s rubberstamp parliament, the National People’s Congress (NPC), according to the official Xinhua news agency. “Serious cases of disrespecting the country’s national anthem in public would get punishments including deprivation of political rights, criminal detention, and imprisonment of up to three years,” it said.



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China mulls three years' jail for anthem disrespect

China mulls three years' jail for anthem disrespectDisrespecting China’s national anthem could carry a prison sentence of up to three years under a new draft law amendment, which may also affect Hong Kong and Macau, state media reported Tuesday. Some football fans in the self-governing city have booed the Chinese anthem when it was played at matches, despite appeals for restraint. China has been fine-tuning legislation on the proper way and place to sing its national anthem, recently tightening rules that already bar people from performing it at parties, weddings and funerals.



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Woman Claims Delta Stopped Her From Singing National Anthem For Slain Soldier

Woman Claims Delta Stopped Her From Singing National Anthem For Slain SoldierA Georgia doctor claims that Delta Air Lines prevented her from singing the national anthem to honor a slain soldier whose casket was on her plane.



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Teens Kicked Off Football Team For Protesting During National Anthem

Teens Kicked Off Football Team For Protesting During National AnthemThe teens said they wanted to stand up for what they believe in.



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Rush Limbaugh Says Anthem Protests Are Leftist Plot To 'Damage' NFL

Rush Limbaugh Says Anthem Protests Are Leftist Plot To 'Damage' NFLConservative radio host Rush Limbaugh got a chance Thursday to weigh in on the NFL’s national anthem protests during an appearance on Fox News ― and he took the ball and ran with it.



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Trump Says NFL Team Owners Are 'Afraid of Their Players' Who Protest During the National Anthem

Trump Says NFL Team Owners Are 'Afraid of Their Players' Who Protest During the National AnthemThe Green Bay Packers have also asked their fans to lock arms in protest of social injustice.



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White House Says Its Stance On Flag & Anthem Issue Is 'Pretty Black And White'

White House Says Its Stance On Flag & Anthem Issue Is 'Pretty Black And White'Well, give Sarah Huckabee Sanders points for honesty ― even if that was the last thing she intended. On Thursday, the White House press secretary reiterated the Trump administration’s stance on whether sports stars should be allowed to protest during the national anthem. After all, the reason Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the anthem in the first place was to protest police brutality and systemic racism against people of color.



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