The annual tribal nations conference gave president obama another chance to call on the washington redskins football team to change its nickname redskins officials, saying the name is not offensive, have so far resisted calls to change their name. Is redskins really an offensive name for a football team if you want to know how unhinged and divorced from reality political correctness has become, look no further than the controversy over sports teams with offensive names. The washington redskins premiered a video monday in which native americans explain why they don't think the team's hot-button name is offensive. In his first extensive comments about the controversy over the name of washington's pro football team, owner dan snyder penned a letter to fans defending his decision not to change the redskins name.
The origin of the name 'redskins that's the difference attempted genocide, vs, someone used the name redskins good call you are not a family of 5000, you idiotic asinine liar it's clear that washington redskins is simply the name of a football team nothing more. I am not a football fan, but i am an american citizen who is thoroughly fed-up with the progressive left and political correctness i read that the washington redskins football team owner, daniel snyder, is being pressured to change the team's name, because it may be offensive to. What's in a name redskins offensive or noble moniker boston braves football team changes name to redskins to avoid confusion over baseball team with same name 2004 - public opinion poll reports 90 percent of american indians' respondents say they are not bothered by redskins' name. Never, washington redskins owner dan snyder told usa today it's that simple with that statement, snyder tried to shut the door on 50 years of debate about his nfl franchise's name and logo. The washington redskins' name is commercial speech and isn't the kind of free expression protected by the first amendment, the obama administration told a federal court this week in defending a ruling that has stripped the football team of trademark protections.
A heated linguistic debate: what makes 'redskins' a slur by dan barry may 21, 2016 continue reading the main story share this page the poll and saying she had no right to be offended by the name of the local football team. 'redskins' name not offensive to most americans it's been a rough offseason for the washington redskins, and not just because of the knee injury to star quarterback about double the percentage of white football fans who oppose the name in washington, debate over the name has increased. Jay gruden was named the 29th head coach in washington redskins history on thursday, jan 9 gruden also ranks among the most outstanding players and coaches in the history of the arena football league player name can't-miss play: captain kirk goes into overdrive on 12-yard td run. The battle lines have been drawnredskins owner daniel snyder says he'll never change the team's name now, a member of congress says, essentially, that the name never will lastthis name is not likely to stand, eleanor holmes norton (d-dc.
Redskins name change: redskins owner dan snyder has vowed to keep the redskins name, which a tribal spokesman calls 'an outdated sign of division and hate.
Change it: in an interview with the associated press yesterday, president obama said if he were the owner of the washington redskins football team, he would change the name so as not to offend native americans. A leader of the navajo code talkers who appeared at a washington redskins home football game said wednesday the team name is a symbol of loyalty and courage -- not a slur as asserted by critics who want it changed. The controversy over the washington redskins team name isn't high on the native american agenda, us interior secretary sally jewell said. But the issue of the washington nfl team's name the redskins drives the work of one artist on a daily basis the washington football team has drawn more attention than other professional sports teams using native american names or imagery braves.