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Poll: Widespread Support For 'Redskins'

Posted May 2, 2013

An AP-GfK poll released on Thursday shows widespread national approval of the Washington Redskins' name, with 79 percent of Americans in favor of keeping it.

Good news, Redskins fans, as a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows that nationally, 79 percent of Americans approve of the Washington Redskins name.

The last time this poll was conducted was in 1992 following the team’s Super Bowl championship. Twenty-one years have passed with only a four percent change in disapproval.

While much of the world has changed over the last three decades, the loyal support for the Washington Redskins remains unwavering.

It is also suspected that at least 50 percent of those in dissent are Dallas Cowboys fans.

Check out the AP story here: US POLL FINDS WIDESPREAD SUPPORT FOR REDSKINS NAME.

Also see: National Annenberg Survey of Native Americans from 2004.

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