DC Rep wants “Redskins” banned from broadcast

By on Nov, 4 2014 with Comments 0

Washington RedskinsEleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) doesn’t get to vote in Congress, but she enjoys the full benefit of its bully pulpit, and she’s using it to urge the FCC to eradicate the use of the word “Redskins” from the airwaves.

She timed her remarks to the advent of Native American Heritage Month. And of course, the football season of the NFL Washington Redskins is in full swing, and the issue is currently being considered by the FCC.

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