'LATINX' AXED: Gov. Huckabee Sanders Bans Woke Term From Arkansas Government Docs

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.11.23

You won’t find the term ‘Latinx’ in Arkansas government documents from now on.

According to a report from The New York Post, Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed an executive order outlawing the term ‘Latinx’ citing a Pew Research poll that found only 3% of American Latinos and Hispanics used the term to describe themselves.

“Ethnically insensitive and pejorative language has no place in official government documents or government employee titles,” Sanders’ executive order states. “The government has a responsibility to respect its citizens and use ethnically appropriate language, particularly when referring to ethnic minorities.”

“One can no more easily remove gender from Spanish and other romance languages than one can remove vowels and verbs from English,” the executive order states. “It is the policy of the Governor’s administration to prohibit the use of culturally insensitive words for official state government business.”

From The New York Post:

Progressive groups and some politicians have pushed the term “Latinx” in recent years as a gender-neutral alternative to the Spanish words Latina and Latino.

Sanders noted in the executive order that the Real Academia Española, a Madrid-based institution that serves as a linguistic guide for Spanish, officially rejects the use of “x” to replace “o” and “a” as a way to identify gender in the language.

Sanders now serves in the same post as her father, Mike Huckabee, who was governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. She is the youngest governor in the country at 40 years old.

Another executive order set to be signed by Sanders will 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.

Huckabee Sanders appears to be taking an offensive stance against woke culture —a successful strategy that helped Florida Governor Ron DeSantis turn the Sunshine State bright red.

More over at The New York Post:

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