Last week, a bill that would have imposed fines on schools that refused to abandon Native American mascots deemed offensive died in a Senate committee.
The vote was 3-2 against, with Republicans representing the majority and Democrats on the losing side.
The topic is certainly a passionate one for our readers. Our posts on the topic have collected hundreds of comments.
Here's the take of someone who feels the controversy is overblown.
Jay Cismaru writes:
I don't mind Indian names or Indian mascots. I don't know why everyone says it's racist. I think they are a proud people, a strong people and all the mascots statues and whatever present them in the most positive and strongest manner.
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