New Bill Will Require Library of Congress to Continue Use of ‘Illegal Alien’ in Subject Headings

Posting to Autocat

“While the Library of Congress effectively scrubbed the terms “aliens” and “illegal aliens” from its subject headings last month, legislation set to be introduced Wednesday could change that.”

Wow! Assuming this is true, has anything like this happened before, other than official US recognition of certain countries and languages, of course.