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1   zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Sep 27, 12:32pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://nypost.com/2019/09/26/city-bans-calling-someone-an-illegal-alien-out-of-hate/

NYC bans calling someone an ‘illegal alien’

The restrictions — violations of which are punishable by fines of up to $250,000 per offense — are outlined in a 29-page directive released by City Hall’s Commission on Human Rights.

“‘Alien’ — used in many laws to refer to a ‘noncitizen’ person — is a term that may carry negative connotations and dehumanize immigrants, marking them as ‘other,'” reads one passage of the memo. “The use of certain language, including ‘illegal alien’ and ‘illegals,’ with the intent to demean, humiliate, or offend a person or persons constitutes discrimination.”

The directive goes on to list several examples of acts and comments that would run afoul of the restrictions, including harassing people over their accents or grasp of English, or wielding the threat of a call to Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a tool of hate.

“A hotel prohibits its housekeepers from speaking Spanish while cleaning because it would ‘offend’ hotel guests or make them uncomfortable,” reads one hypothetical.

HONK HONK!!!
2   OccasionalCortex   ignore (5)   2019 Sep 27, 12:44pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Ripe for civil rights lawsuits.

If someone has 'the right' to defecate on the flag in the name of 'free speech', then they certainly have a right to use words like 'alien' or 'illegal'.

Libtards as SUCH hypocrites.
3   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   ignore (49)   2019 Sep 27, 12:46pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

DISEASED! INVADER! is the universal pronoun!

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