Guest Column

Opinion: I never kneel when Old Glory goes by

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 29, 2020 8:07 AM CT | Published: July 29, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Bill Bouknight

The Rev. Bill Bouknight was senior minister of Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis from 1994 to 2007. He is retired and lives in Columbia, South Carolina. 

I respect the views of the kneelers. They have the right to kneel in protest before Old Glory. Millions of American military personnel have bled and died so that they would have those rights. If the kneelers would find another way to protest, I might join them.

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National Anthem U.S. Constitution

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