House Democrats’ Rules for Congress to Remove ‘gendered terms’ for Referring to Rep’s Families

(NY Post) Proposed changes to the rules of the House of Representatives would “honor all gender identities” by eliminating such specific terms as mother and father, son and daughter, and aunt and uncle.

Instead, only gender-neutral terms such as “parent,” “child,” “sibling” and “parent’s sibling” would be allowed in the text of the House rules, according to the proposed changes.

The proposed changes — which also include the establishment of a House “Office of Diversity and Inclusion” — will be voted on after the House convenes Sunday for the new 117th Congress.

Another rules change would prevent Republicans from amending a bill at the last minute, the Washington Examiner reported.

Instead, such proposed changes would send the bill back to committee, effectively killing it, the Examiner noted.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that’s needed so that last minute bill changes — known as Motions to Recommit — are “no longer used to hijack the legislative process for political gamesmanship.”

The new rules will make the House “the most inclusive in history,” Pelosi said in announcing the proposed changes

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Editor’s Note. This article was writte by Laura Italiano and published at the NY Post. Title changed by Protestia



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