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On a Saturday in early October, about 80 NFL jerseys went up in flames behind a small, brick building on a quiet street in Rahway.

Outside the local American Legion post, members had gathered to send the message that NFL players have been wrong to kneel during the pre-game national anthem in protest of racial discrimination and police brutality. 

"While our men and woman were over there fighting (at war), they ... were waving a flag. They're fighting for the flag," the post's commander, Randy Wahl, said Wednesday. "And to me, serving our country, the flag is sacred to me." 

Wahl, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, said he supports players' right to protest discrimination. He just wishes they would do it at a different time. 


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