U.S. Census officials must not count the number of citizens, legal immigrants or illegal migrants in the United States, but must categorize and count everyone’s sexual preferences and their sense of masculinity or feminity, says Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris.
The doubled-edged demands spotlight the effort by Harris and other Democrats to prevent any count of citizens and immigrants in the 2020 census — and also to force the Census to track the number of gays and of “transgender” people who are trying to live as members of the opposite sex.
Democrats say they oppose the administration’s December 2017 plan to count citizens and non-citizens in the 2020 Census because they fear the question will deter some legal or illegal immigrants from adding themselves to the census. Harris Tweeted August 6: Asking a citizenship question on the 2020 census would hinder a full and accurate count of the U.S. population, and likely result in under-counted communities. You have a chance to speak out about this.