Instead of signing this into law, why don't Governor Moonbeam put this on the ballot and let the people decide?
It'll never happen. Why? Because a recent AP poll showed 79% of voters have no problem with the 'Redskins' name.
The nickname used by one of the NFL teams has no been banned in a state where three NFL teams do business.
Via NBC News, California governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Sunday a provision banning schools from using the term “Redskins” as a team name or logo. The law, which becomes effective on January 1, 2017, affects four California schools.
The National Congress of American Indians said the development should be a “shining example” for the rest of the country — a significant statement since many supporters of the name insist that Native Americans aren’t (or at least shouldn’t be) actually offended by the name.