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Enough with the Redskins

Let’s hear it for the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which today cancelled the Washington Redskins’ six trademark registrations as “disparaging to Native Americans.”

Graylan Hagler, pastor of Seattle's Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, has been speaking out against the use of the Redskins name for more than 20 years.

Washington-area UCC votes to boycott Redskins team

(RNS) “This is not just a campaign against something,” Oneida Nation representative Ray Halbritter. “As important, it is also a campaign for something much bigger than an NFL team’s name. It is a campaign for the ideals of mutual respect.”