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NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem in protest against "police brutality and social injustice" has provoked much righteous outrage. Thoughtful critics like New York Times columnist David Brooks have tried to dissuade younger football players from following Kaepernick's example. Beginning with the Puritans, Brooks argues, America has embraced a "civic religion," a creed based on the notion of equality that has "shaped efforts at reform" and "bonded Americans together.
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