race-based mascot http://wxpr.org en Mascot Bill Could Become Law Thursday http://wxpr.org/post/mascot-bill-could-become-law-thursday <p>A bill relating to race-based mascots is still sitting on Governor Scott Walker’s desk.&nbsp; He until the end of the day Wednesday to sign or veto the bill, before it automatically becomes law.&nbsp; The bill changes a process established in 2010 for how to handle complaints about race-based school mascots and team names.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12100 at http://wxpr.org Decision Time Nearing for Mascot Bill; Opponents Want Veto http://wxpr.org/post/decision-time-nearing-mascot-bill-opponents-want-veto <p>The Great Lakes Intertribal Council is calling on Governor Scott Walker to veto legislation regarding race-based mascots.&nbsp; The bill makes it harder for a person to file a discrimination complaint against a school mascot.&nbsp; It would require a petition of signatures and then proof of discrimination to get a mascot changed.</p><p>Michael Allen is director of the Great Lakes Intertribal Council.&nbsp; He says the rule changes would encourage stereotyping of Native people.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:55:39 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11796 at http://wxpr.org