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Old 04-09-2013, 01:08 PM  
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FCC Could Ban The Word "Redskins" From Radio & TV - Are The "Chiefs" Next?

These political correctness people are driving me nuts.

If they get their way concerning the Redskins perhaps they will go after the "Chiefs" next.

"WASHINGTON, D.C. (GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL) — The Federal Communications Commission [FCC] could effectively ban the use of the word "Redskins" by broadcasters, based upon a filing by several former FCC commissioners and other communication law experts, if the team's name isn't changed, according to a letter sent Friday to team owner Dan Snyder which concluded that using the word "Redskin" on the air is likely to be contrary to federal broadcast law because it constitutes an "indecency" if not an "obscenity."

The letter from former FCC chairman Reed Hundt and 11 other broadcast law experts says the R-word is the most derogatory name a Native American can be called, and is an "unequivocal racial slur" akin to the N-word. They liken the use of "Redskin" to an "obscenity," which is illegal on the public airwaves in any form, rather than simply an "indecency" which is restricted to certain times of the day."


http://www.ketknbc.com/news/fcc-coul...-from-tv-radio

http://rbr.com/fcc-could-ban-redskin...-radio-and-tv/

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...s-is-indecent/
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:19 PM   #16
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If you're not Native American you should probably stop bitching crying and moaning (same thing you're complaining about) about a word which NativeAmericans find offensive. What's more important here? Your right to hear a word thats offensive to Native Americans or their right to end the use of a word that's offensive to them. Maybe if you took tue time to research the history of thw word and less time creating tureads about how YOU'RE OFFENDED BY NATIVE AMERICANS BEING OFFENDED..maybe you'll learn something.

you are a ****ing idiot if you are lumping all native americans together and think they all agree


honestly this statement is more racist than 'redskins' you god damn moron
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:20 PM   #17
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:20 PM   #18
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Are you really that stupid? Serious question.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:21 PM   #19
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[quote=Pawnmower;9571409]you are a ****ing idiot if you are lumping all native americans together and think they all agree


honestly this statement is more racist than 'redskins' you god damn


Jfc. ..you are that stupid.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:22 PM   #20
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:22 PM   #21
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Redskins, and Chiefs are two completely different spectrum's of a race of people. One is a term derived from color of skin obviously while the other is an actual esteemed person among tribes. If you ban the word redskins than we might as well ban "black", "white", "olive", etc....
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:27 PM   #22
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:27 PM   #23
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It's only stupid PC thinking if the Chiefs go down for it, but I wouldn't be surprised. Why the club is named the way it is and makes sense for those who know, but it doesn't help that they've adopted indigenous iconography to go along with the name.

Snyder would be savvy if he renamed the team to the warriors or something and either whitewash any association with racist representations of Indians or go out and associate the team with the military in some way.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:28 PM   #24
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They might leave the word "Chiefs" alone since it doesn't refer to skin color.

But it does refer to a culture stereotype so who knows.

Give em an inch they will take a mile.
Lmao. You're a being a bigger cry baby about this than the people you re complaining about. Why does it hurt your feelings that a group of people are offended by the name Redskins? If it's a derogatory name it has no place in today's multicultural ssociety. I know some cp poster wish for the good old days whem racist terms and words were apart of our Americana, but those days are thankfully long gone...get over it.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:28 PM   #25
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If you're not Native American you should probably stop bitching crying and moaning (same thing you're complaining about) about a word which NativeAmericans find offensive. What's more important here? Your right to hear a word thats offensive to Native Americans or their right to end the use of a word that's offensive to them. Maybe if you took the time to research the history of the word and less time creating threads how YOU'RE OFFENDED BY NATIVE AMERICANS BEING OFFENDED..maybe you'll learn something.
I see our angry "victim" is here to voice his opinion.
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They might leave the word "Chiefs" alone since it doesn't refer to skin color.

But it does refer to a culture stereotype so who knows.

Give em an inch they will take a mile.
If they're gonna do a crackdown of Native American mascots in sports, the Chiefs should be the LAST ones to go.

"Redskins" and that racist-as-**** Chief Wahoo need to go first.

As long as the NCAA is doing away with references to specific tribes without their permission, the Blackhawk Indians also should probably sign off if they want their tribe associated with a sports team.

Atlanta Braves would be next.

If worse comes to worst, the Chiefs could always do like the Golden State Warriors and just remove any reference to Native Americans in their team logo. And I seriously doubt we'll ever come to that. At least not for a long time.
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My Grandmother is Full blooded Cherokee. She's not offended by the word Redskin. She said it sounds like a description. I'm sure there are some who find it offensive, so it will be an issue for sure.
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