Lawmaker seeks to abolish American Indians as sports mascots

11/30/09

The federal government would pay schools to stop using nicknames, mascots or logos it considers derogatory, if a New Jersey congressman's bill becomes law. The proposal from U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-6th, focuses on expunging references to American Indians and envisions a grant program that would give schools money to buy new uniforms and repaint walls.

You need to be logged in in order to post comments
Please use the log in option at the bottom of this page