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Berkeley city council adopted an ordinance that says that they are replacing gendered language in the cities municipal code with neutral terms, personal pronouns, like she, he, her and him will be changed to they and them.
Manpower will be changed to human effort or workforce while maintenance hole will replace manhole.
The city is changing the code, but it’s important to remember that these things could have unintended consequences.
That means that we might be a step closer to trying to regulate speech. We have the right to free speech. We have the right to say what we want even if it does offend people and so I don’t think that this will be enforceable. It doesn’t seem to be constitutional.