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http://twitter.com/#!/FBillMcMorris/status/319174429022236672 As Twitchy reported, the Associated Press is dropping “illegal immigrant” from its Stylebook. The PC-police have been pushing that for a while, claiming that the term is “dehumanizing.” AP says on its blog that  it doesn’t wish to label people rather than behavior. Will they stop accepting the use of fetus, like in these articles? […]











AP won’t accept ‘illegal immigrant’ to describe a person; Will it stop accepting ‘fetus’?

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http://twitter.com/#!/FBillMcMorris/status/319174429022236672

As Twitchy reported, the Associated Press is dropping “illegal immigrant” from its Stylebook. The PC-police have been pushing that for a while, claiming that the term is “dehumanizing.” AP says on its blog that  it doesn’t wish to label people rather than behavior.

Will they stop accepting the use of fetus, like in these articles?

Judge strikes down Idaho law banning abortions after 20 weeks based on beliefs fetus feels pain at that point apne.ws/YOlATR via @ap

— The Philippine Star (@PhilippineStar) March 7, 2013

Born-Alive History: Associated Press Labeled a Born Child as a Fetus liveactionnews.org/media/born-ali…

— Astraea Shaw (@Astraea808) August 10, 2012

Well, AP?

Waiting for @ap to use same logic for fetus. abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/…

— Jimby (@JimB33) April 2, 2013

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#NewAPGuidelines: A stalker is now a hug-deficient person and other AP-acceptable terms

Pathetic: Associated Press officially drops ‘illegal immigrant’ from Stylebook; Update: More media to follow?

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/04/02/ap-doesnt-want-to-label-people-so-when-are-they-dropping-fetus/


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