Why do Americans stand for the U. In the midst of the NFL controversy over players who take a knee instead of standing for the national anthem, let us remember the many reasons why many of us stand for the flag and how it all began. Americans have stood for the U. Hence, three weeks after the sacking of Washington, Francis Scott Key, a Maryland attorney who politically oppose the current president, was so moved at seeing the U. We stand for the flag today, not to please ourselves but to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
For one, if your flag has become tattered, it's time to replace it. But you can't just toss the old one in the trash. You can drop the old ones off outside the city administration building, W. Garriott, where the Boy Scouts have a drop box. They will make sure it is disposed of properly.
Today’s Battle Over the Confederate Flag Has Nothing to Do With the Civil War
Pride in being a place where there is majority rule government, opportunity and freedom. Be that as it may, I additionally take a gander at our flag through the eyes of a needle worker — not Betsy Ross, but rather me, a mother who has made dresses, playclothes and Halloween outfits for her little girls for two decades. No sewing past the trims around the edges. Our flag is pieced. That means each stripe joined to the following and completed off so that there are no free strings.
How can a simple flag evoke so much patriotism and pride, even after this many years? Veterans may say the flag represents our freedoms- freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion. Red for courage and readiness to sacrifice; white for pure intentions and high ideals; blue for vigilance and justice. Ashley Lawrence Ms. Ever since The American Flag has been around there have been countless debates about whether it should be a crime to burn or deface the flag.