MOORE: KNEELING DURING NATIONAL ANTHEM IS DISRESPECTFUL TO COUNTRY

Montgomery, AL – Today, Judge Roy Moore made the following statement in light of the recent refusal of NFL players to stand in respect for the national anthem, our flag, and our Country.

"As a West Point graduate and Vietnam veteran, I know what it means to stand for our flag, defend our country and advance the freedoms America represents around the world.

"Kneeling during our national anthem not only demonstrates a lack of patriotism for our Country but a disrespect for the rule of law. Title 36 of the United States Code, Section 301 states that all persons present during the National Anthem 'should face the flag and stand at attention with their right hand over the heart’.

"I fully support President Trump and Vice President Pence in asking all Americans to stand for our flag during the playing of our National Anthem out of respect for our laws and all those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our Country."

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