Outraged Parent: 'We'll Fight to the End' for School's Redskins Name
Some parents are outraged after a school board in Buffalo, New York voted to nix the Redskins name after months of controversy.
The Lancaster School District unanimously passed a resolution to change the name during a special school board meeting Monday night.
The move by the school district was sparked after two high school lacrosse teams canceled games against the school, arguing Redskins is an offensive slur against Native Americans.
At least 100 people in the community attended the meeting and kept interrupting school board members who were commenting on the resolution, WGRZ reported.
Lancaster School Board president Kenneth Graber told the crowd at one point that they were acting rudely and like children.
"People, ethics and perceptions evolve," Graber said according to WGRZ. "What was acceptable 70 years ago clearly is not acceptable today."
Kelly Depczynski, a Lancaster High School alum, explained to Steve Doocy on "Fox and Friends" this morning why she is furious that the school board decided to change the name.
"The community has never had a voice in this whole matter," Depczynski said. "People came out to show the support, to rally together...We were never heard. We never had a chance."
She said that she thinks it's "ridiculous" to change the name after it has been around for 70 years.
"I feel like we should have the vote. This is our town, our school, give us the voice, let us be heard...This is a town that is outraged right now and it's not going away any time soon. This is not over for us. We will fight to the end. The students are outraged."
Watch more in the "Fox and Friends" clip above.
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