Arkansas Republican Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders plans to ban the use of the term “Latin” in government documents through an executive order.
SaundersShe was sworn in as Arkansas’ first female governor on Tuesday.
Mr Sanders’ executive order states, “Ethnically insensitive and derogatory language should not be used in official government documents or in the titles of public servants.” We have a responsibility to use the right language, especially when referring to minorities.”
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Progressive groups and some politicians have in recent years promoted the term “Latinx” as a gender-neutral alternative to Spanish Latina or Latin.
Saunders Madrid-based Real Academia Espanola, which serves as a linguistic guide for the Spanish language, issued a formal refusal to replace ‘o’ and ‘a’ with ‘x’ as a method of gender identification in Spanish. pointed out in the order. language.
“We cannot simply remove gender from Spanish or any other romantic language any more than we can remove vowels and verbs from English,” the executive order said. “It is the governor’s policy to prohibit the use of culturally insensitive language in government official business.”
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Sanders currently holds the same post as his father, Mike Huckabee, who served as Governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. At age 40, she is the youngest governor in the country.
Another executive order Sanders plans to sign would ban the use of TikTok on state devices and government networks, an action first reported by Fox News Digital. The order follows similar bans from the federal government and more than 20 other states.
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Saunders In 2019, he served as press secretary for former President Donald Trump.
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Sanders said, “The session’s number one priority was professed to be a large-scale education reform package.” I feel the impact of and what it means and what it means for each child.”