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New Law Eliminates Outdated Minority References Like "Oriental" From All Federal Laws - Mic

24.5.16

New Law Eliminates Outdated Minority References Like "Oriental" From All Federal Laws - Mic: The bill — HR 4238, sponsored by New York Democratic Rep. Grace Meng — seeks to "modernize terms relating to minorities." With the bill, minority references in previously existing laws will be replaced to more politically correct ones, such as "African-American," "Native American" and "Hispanic."

Title 42 in the U.S. Code from the 1970s will replace all references to "Oriental" with "Asian American." Meng called "oriental" an "insulting and outdated term," according to CNN.


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