Anti-trans group aims to stop men entering women’s toilets – by filling them with men
The American Family Association says it wishes to challenge the open-minded store’s bathroom policy.
The director of the American Family Association (AFA) has announced plans to send men into the women’s restrooms at Target stores.
The AFA’s threat comes after Target confirmed it “welcomes transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity.”
However, Sandy Rios – the director of government affairs for the AFA – revealed her group’s anger at the store’s decision, before announcing its plans.
“The chief concern, even more than just, I think, trauma, certainly for little girls of having men dressed like women coming in their bathrooms, the chief concern of the American Family Association is the predators who will take advantage,” she told Breitbart News Daily.
“The net effect will be that people will not be stopped,” she said of Target’s methods.
“We’ve already had people testing this, going into Targets and men trying to go into bathrooms. There is absolutely no barrier.”
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More than 700,000 people have joined a boycott of the superstore led by the conservative American Family Association in the past few weeks over the store’s long-held transgender policy.
The boycott is being perpetuated by a string of fake smears – with one viral Facebook post in support of the boycott claiming to show urinals being installed in women’s bathrooms.
The post, which has over 14,000 shares, claims: “It’s true. I’m in the women’s bathroom at a Target north of LA.
“They actually took out a stall for women in order to accommodate the ones who have giblets… yes, these are urinals… for men …and so the war on women progresses.”
In further backlash, a hardline evangelical radio host has threatened to pee on the floor of his local Target if they continue to support let transgender rights.