HPRgument: What Does it Mean to be a Patriot?


Colin Kaepernick's decision not to stand during the playing of the national anthem ignited a firestorm of debate and controversy. In the wake of his actions, and the nationwide protests that ensued, it is worth considering what exactly we mean when we talk about patriotism. In this feature, HPR writers discuss what it means to love America, and how best to honor the ideals and values upon which the country was founded. Image Credit: Julian Carvajal/Flickr

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