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S.C. sheriff makes anti-trans speech

2016-04-20

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Conservative podcast Dimsdale Debate posted a video of Sheriff Chuck Wright talking about South Carolina's so-called bathroom bill at the Greenville-Spartanburg Republican Women's meeting at the Pelham-Batesville Fire Department, according to WYFF4.com .

A bill proposed in South Carolina, S. 1203, would limit use the use of public bathrooms by LGBT individuals to that of their birth gender.

In part, he said, "if you are a guy and you go into bathroom with my wife, I'm gonna make the news. I know there's three cameras rolling. I'm gonna whip your tail if you go in there with my wife while she's trying to use the bathroom, or my granddaughter. That is bologna."

Pro-LGBT groups criticized Wright. National Center for Transgender Equality Executive Director Mara Keisling said, "I am shocked that Sheriff Wright would threaten police brutality against South Carolinians for doing something everyone has to do every day. Transgender people have been using public restrooms that match who the gender they live as every day across South Carolina without hurting anyone, and this man is threatening them with physical harm."

The article is at www.wyff4.com/news/sheriff-wright-bathroom-bill-is-bologna-only-chicks-should-wear-dresses/38985606 .

Related item at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/NCTE-condemns-South-Carolina-Sheriff-Wright-for-threatening-trans-women-/54942.html .


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