Some people are urging the Colorado burrito chain Illegal Pete's to change its name because of the way the word "illegal" has been used to describe immigrants.
The Coloradan (http://noconow.co/1wpoTne ) reports that about 30 people gathered in Fort Collins Wednesday to ask owner Pete Turner to change the name of the chain, which is about to open an outlet there.
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It's part of a bigger campaign nationally against what critics refer to as the "I-word." They think using the word to describe a person is dehumanizing.
Turner says the name is a reference to novel he read in college and refers only to him.
Those at the meeting likened the name to a racial slur used against African-Americans or hanging a Confederate flag in the restaurant's window.
Information from: Fort Collins Coloradoan, http://www.coloradoan.com