CAIR Applauds Cancellation of Disparaging 'Redskins' Trademark

change-the-mascot(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/18/2014) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded a decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office to cancel the trademark registration of the Washington "Redskins" football team because the use of the ethnic slur is "disparaging to Native Americans."

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