ダラス カウボーイズ オーナーのジェリー ジョーンズは、小さな人々に軽蔑的な言葉を使用したことを謝罪します

ダラスカウボーイズ オーナー Jerry Jones has apologized for using a derogatory term for little people.

Speaking in a press conference on Tuesday at the team’s training camp, Jones was paying tribute to former players and staff who have passed away recently.
特に, Jones spoke about Larry Lacewell, the team’s former director of scouting who worked for the Cowboys from 1992 に 2004, winning three Super Bowl rings before he died aged 85 years old in May.
    ジョーンズは言った: “A lot of our staff, certainly our scoutsJonesboro, Arkansas when they gave a big memorial to Lace. Lace held court out here. I’m gonna get me somebodya ‘m****t’ — to stand up there with me and dress him up like Lace and think Lace is still out here helping us.
      に応じて, the Little People of America (LPA) — the world’s oldest and largest dwarfism support organizationcriticized Jonesuse of the term.
        Jones looks on during warm ups before the game between the Cowboys and the New Orleans Saints.

        ステートメント, the LPA said the termhas widely been known to be derogatory for years and should be common knowledge to anyone in the public arena, such as Jerry Jones.
        Ignorance at this point is simply not an excuse. Any use of this disparaging slur along with suggestions or insinuations that our stature exists for amusement is deplorable and inexcusable. The millions of individuals with dwarfism around the globe already face unfair disadvantages in their daily life due to their disability including discrimination, 嫌がらせ, and assault.
          Later in the day, Jones apologized for his use of the term. “Earlier today I made a reference which I understand may have been viewed as offensive. 謝罪します,” 彼は声明で言った, reported by multiple media outlets.
          に 2015, the LPA と呼ばれる for the termm****tto be abolished.
            The dwarfism community has voiced that they prefer to be referred to as dwarfs, little people, people of short stature or having dwarfism, その事実は、誰も…ノーベル賞受賞者が実際に問題について言っていることを聞きたがらないということです, and most preferably, by their given name.
            CNN has reached out to the Cowboys for comment.

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