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Controversial Washington Redskins Team Name Is One Step Closer To Being Changed After MAJOR Ruling Today!

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The name Washington Redskins is disparaging to Native Americans!

That’s what the United States Patent and Trademark Office concluded just now, echoing what nearly everyone else has already realized - The Washington Redskins team name needs to go!

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled 2-1 to CANCEL the NFL franchise’s trademark in a landmark case that could sack this offensive icon and name for good!

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has refused to change his team's name, stating

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Stephen Colbert Responds To #CancelColbert's Racism Allegations! Watch Him Speak The Truthiness HERE!

colbert1Stephen Colbert finally got the chance to respond to the racism allegations tied to the trending #CancelColbert, because his last show taped Thursday, leaving him three days before he could respond.

Or as Stephen put it:

"So, in a sense I was cancelled for three days. Just like Jesus."

While you LOL infinitely over that, Stephen also gave a pretty great defense against the misinterpretation of the tweet in question, which was sent out by the show's Twitter account out of context:

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Oneida Indian Nation Reps Say 'Redskins' Team Moniker Is Detrimental To The NFL

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If you've ever stopped to realize that one of our NFL teams is called the 'Redskins,' then you know pretty well that it's actually very offensive to a lot of people.

And yet, it has not changed.

Well, it looks like Representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation finally got NFL executives to sit down and talk about the situation and how detrimental a racial moniker like that is for their community AND the NFL as a whole, and the even asked the league to sanction Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder for continuing to use a team nickname and mascot that "promotes a dictionary-defined racial slur."

Honestly, it's INSANE that this hasn't been changed yet!

One thing that did come from the officials was that they asked for all team owners to

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Mayor Vincent Gray Won't Allow Redskins To Go Back To Washington Unless They Change "Racist" Name!

Say whaaaaaaaat?!?

The Washington Redskins currently play at the FedEx Field in Maryland, but ever since they've been victorious in their battles against other NFL teams, Washington D.C. mayor Vincent Gray wants them back — but only if they CHANGE their so-called "racist" name!! LOLz

Gray said:

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