True Confession: after typing that headline, the next thing that came to mind was: ‘Texas has a whorehouse in it!’ (it’s from Best Little Whorehouse in Texas if you’re unfamiliar).
Anyway, this is a road we’ve been down before, though no one in Texas has acknowledged that the same bill in NC is on the way out. I suppose the Texas Right expects everyone to carry around their birth certificates to prove which bathroom we should be entering? Those Christians need to quit bothering any of us regarding our bodily functions.
Texas could soon follow in the footsteps of Indiana and North Carolina and pass its own “bathroom bill” in the upcoming legislative session. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has made passage of such a bill, which could require transgender Texans to use the restroom which corresponds to the gender on their birth certificate, a priority.
The proposal threatens to split the Texas Republican Party, which controls all three branches of government in Austin. Proponents include the lieutenant governor and the Senate he leads, while the Texas House of Representatives is more sympathetic to the state’s business community. The politically powerful chamber of commerce and the Texas Association of Business both strongly oppose any bathroom bill.
This pretty well sums up the bathroom situation succinctly.
Of course he’s going to blame everyone else and never take responsibility for himself.
In a gubernatorial debate Tuesday night, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) defended his signing of House Bill 2 earlier this year, which included a ban on transgender individuals using the bathroom of the gender with which they identify.
McCrory blamed liberals for the law, saying that he was forced to sign it after the city of Charlotte had updated its non-discrimination ordinance in February to add sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression to its list of protected characteristics.
“The left brought this issue up, not the right,” he said.
It’s not that HB2 supporters didn’t expect someone like Christi, it’s that they can’t think beyond their immediate hatred. If I were in her position, I’d tell every last one of them off. Very loudly.
A 32-year-old breast cancer survivor bravely shared a photo of her chest on Facebook after having a double mastectomy and getting her lymph nodes removed. She posted her photo to show that “the great bathroom debate of 2016 has hurt more than just the transgender community.”
Christi Salcedo is a Texas mom who was diagnosed with Stage 3 invasive ductal carcinoma. After she chose to forgo reconstruction surgery, she says she began noticing people staring at her in ways that made her feel uncomfortable while in shops and other public places. She speculated that they were wondering if her flat chest indicated that she was transgender, and if, by extension, she might possibly be legally obligated to use a different public restroom.
Full story with photo
I’ll admit that most of the time I don’t expect to have a favorable response like this from Dolly. She was raised a Christian and I know still believes, so yeah it’s shocking when she responds to the transgender issues like this:
“I think everybody should be treated with respect,” she said in the video. “I don’t judge people and I try not to get too caught up in the controversy of things. I hope that everybody gets a chance to be who and what they are.”
When will these ignorant ASSES learn that it’s not just a feeling?? Identifying as one gender or another is far more than just how you feel. Ignorant people just don’t get it.
(CNN)Phil Robertson has “got a radical idea” on how to deal with the controversial transgender bathroom bill in North Carolina.
“Men should use the men’s bathroom and women should use the women’s bathroom,” Robertson reportedly recently wrote. “Just because a man may ‘feel’ like a woman doesn’t mean he should be able to share a bathroom with my daughter, or yours. That used to be called common sense. Now it’s called bigoted.”