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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, 01:09 PM   #2
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:10 PM   #3
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This will probably turn to DC quickly, but if you study the culture of Native Americans, the "R-word" is offensive. It's just not well known.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:10 PM   #4
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:11 PM   #5
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yeah the word is offensive; almost as bad as killing them off their own land.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:13 PM   #6
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:13 PM   #7
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:13 PM   #8
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Probably not.

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.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:13 PM   #9
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So what does that mean for the future of the New Mexico person of Hispanic heritages of the UFL????
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:15 PM   #10
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So what does that mean for the future of the New Mexico person of Hispanic heritages of the UFL????
You mean the grounds keepers?
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:16 PM   #11
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:16 PM   #12
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:17 PM   #13
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:17 PM   #14
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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.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:19 PM   #15
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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.

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Stereotype?
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