- Aug 26, 2007
- Reaction score
- San Antonio Texas
- Political Leaning
https://mic.com/articles/114066/sta...ple-have-attacked-you-in-bathrooms#.LAY2cqd6ASurprise: There are zero reported cases of this happening. Several states, including Arizona, Florida, Texas and Kentucky, have considered or are considering enacting so-called "bathroom bills," which restrict transgender people from using the bathroom in line with their gender identity, and are framed as "protective" measures against "sexual predators."
But these bills are not protective. They're vehicles for instilling fear of trans and gender-nonconforming people. For example, Florida State Representative Frank Artiles (R), who sponsored the Single Sex Public Facilities bill (HB 583), did not provide any evidence that a trans person has ever attacked cisgender (non-transgender) people in public restrooms whenpressed by BuzzFeed in February. On his blog, Artiles wrote that this bill is a "preventative" measure and was not spurred by a specific incident.
I get the want to keep restrooms safe... so worry about the real threats please? MMkay? Not your politically driven nonsense.