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  • Letters to the editor: Garcetti’s gaffe, Sar-El, revenge and more

    4 days ago

    Existential Offensive

    Excellent piece, David Suissa (“Revenge is Not Enough,” July 4). Shame and humiliation are indeed useful weapons in that region, and it must be part of the political arsenal, same as the appropriate military options. God and faith must be part of the...

  • ADL welcomes Redskins’ patent revocation

    3 weeks ago

    The Anti-Defamation League welcomed the cancellation of the Washington Redskins trademark by the federal patent office.

    “The decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office represents a significant step forward in fighting prejudice, discrimination and hurtful stereotypes,...

  • U.S. Patent Office cancels trademarks of NFL’s Redskins

    June 18, 2014 | 12:31 pm

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the federal trademarks for the National Football League's Washington Redskins because they disparage Native Americans, the agency said on Wednesday.

    The decision by a Patent Office administrative tribunal followed years of...

  • The Onion deploys Jewish slurs to skewer Redskins owner

    October 21, 2013 | 4:03 pm

    Last week, the Anti-Defamation League joined a number of groups and politicians urging the Washington Redskins to change their team’s name, already.

    Here’s another Jewish wrinkle: The Onion just posted an article that uses two anti-Jewish slurs (one twice) and two adjectival...

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  • Sports teams should change racist names and logos, ADL says

    October 16, 2013 | 10:09 am

    Professional sports teams should seriously consider moving away from “the use of hurtful and offensive names, mascots and logos,” the Anti-Defamation League said.

    Abraham Foxman, ADL’s national director, released a statement Tuesday amid increasing pressure on the Jewish...