get "oriental" off the books

In Arizona, there's currently a measure under consideration to replace the use of "Oriental" in the state statute with the more acceptable "Asian." The word appears in the state statute four times: Offensive Asian term in law targeted. The measure, Senate Bill 1295, has cleared the Senate and awaits consideration by the House Rules Committee. Yeah, they need to change it. It's an outdated term that's loaded with a heavy history. Besides, does it really take that much effort to change that one word?

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