Obama Says North Carolina, Mississippi Bathroom Bills ‘Wrong and Should Be Overturned’

Obama Restroom-compressedLONDON — During his visit to the United Kingdom on Friday, Barack Obama opined that a new law in North Carolina requiring use of government restrooms in accordance with birth gender, and a new law in Mississippi mandating the same and providing religious liberty protections for those who decline forms of participation in same-sex ceremonies, are “wrong and should be overturned.”

Obama was asked about the matter during a news conference after the U.K. Foreign Office had released a travel advisory to warn British citizens about traveling to certain U.S. states.

“LGBT travelers may be affected by legislation passed recently in the states of North Carolina and Mississippi,” it said.

Obama, appearing with Prime Minister David Cameron, sought to assure the British that there should be no issue with touring the states.

“I want everybody here in the United Kingdom to know that the people of North Carolina and Mississippi are wonderful people. They are hospitable people,” he said. “They are beautiful states, and you are welcome and you should come and enjoy yourselves. And I think you’ll be treated with extraordinary hospitality.”

But Obama also said that he believes that the new laws are wrongful.

“I also think that the laws that have been passed there are wrong, and should be overturned,” he stated. “They’re in response to politics in part, and part some strong emotions that are generated by people, some of whom are good people.”

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“I just disagree with when it comes to respecting the equal rights of all people, regardless of sexual orientation—whether they’re transgender, or gay or lesbian,”  Obama continued. “And, although I respect their different viewpoints, I think it’s very important for us not to send signals that anybody is treated differently.”

Cameron made similar remarks, stating, “”We believe we ought to use law to try to end discrimination, rather than try to embed it or enhance it.”

In response to Obama’s comments, Josh Ellis, the communications director for North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, issued a statement outlining that the governor believes it is only common sense that males not use the restroom with females.

“Governor McCrory agrees with President Obama that all people are welcome to our state and everybody will be treated well with extraordinary hospitality. However, the governor respectfully disagrees with the political left’s national agenda to mandate changes to basic, common-sense restroom norms,” he said.

“One thing is abundantly clear: President Obama doesn’t have the best track record on matters of safety and security relating to foreign policy, now it seems like he’s challenged on some basic safety issues here in the United States, too,” also remarked House Speaker Tim Moore.

North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” only applies to government facilities and allows men who identify as women and vice versa to use the restroom of their “gender identity” if they have their birth certificate changed.


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  • staad

    sick president promoting his secular view on others, and yet will not allow his children to be subjected to it.

    • gizmo23

      He is good president.

      • ISA41:10

        Good? Whenever he opens his mouth, he is lying!!!

        Amnesty… LIAR!.. Ebola is not in US… LIAR!.. Islam is not Islam… LIAR!.. US Military Strategy… LIAR!.. 47,000 illegal kids… LIAR!.. Bergdahl… LIAR!.. Vets Healthcare… LIAR!.. Release of 5 terrorists… LIAR!.. Keep Your Doctor… LIAR!.. Benghazi… LIAR!.. Release of 36,000 criminals… LIAR!… IRS Persecution… LIAR!.. Keep Your Insurance… LIAR!.. Religious Freedom… LIAR!… Obamacare… LIAR!.. Iran Nukes… LIAR!… NSA Will Change… LIAR!… Navigators… LIAR!.. Fast & Furious… LIAR!.. Social Security… LIAR!.. The World is Tranquil… LIAR!.. Climategate… LIAR!.. Shutdown… LIAR!.. Medicare… LIAR!.. Medicaid… LIAR!.. Transparency… LIAR!.. Unemployment… LIAR!.. Foodstamps… LIAR!.. Jobs… LIAR!.. Stimulus… LIAR!.. Fund Al-Qaeda… LIAR!.. Abortion… LIAR!.. Economy… LIAR!.. Sequester… LIAR!.. National Debt… LIAR!.. Same Sëx Marriage… LIAR!.. US Citizen… LIAR!.. Connecticut SSN… LIAR!.. Seal Team 6… LIAR!.. No Nukes For Iran… LIAR!.. Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell… LIAR!.. No New Taxes Under $250,000… LIAR!.. Gun Control… LIAR!.. Unions… LIAR!.. End Political Divisiveness… LIAR!.. Blame Bush… LIAR!.. Restore Trust in Government… LIAR!.. Close GITMO… LIAR!.. Fund Muslim Brotherhood… LIAR!.. Keystone Oil… LIAR!

        • The Last Trump

          “My Christian faith”…LIAR!

        • gogo0

          is that you, afchief?

          • Guest

            Good catch.

        • TheKingOfRhye

          “No New Taxes Under $250,000… LIAR!”

          Hmm…there was a President a while ago, a Republican one, if I remember right, who made a very similar promise, that didn’t turn out too well….

        • gizmo23

          I hope this was a copy and paste

          • ISA41:10

            It is the truth!!!

          • Bob Johnson

            Yes it is a copy and paste from an “afchief” a month ago on American Thinker. Now afchief is/was known to freely copy from other sources, so this post may have a longer history.

          • ISA41:10

            Is 0bama a Demon-crat? Then he is a liar.

          • gizmo23

            Afchief is quite the character!

        • TheKingOfRhye

          “Same Sëx Marriage… LIAR!”

          First of all, that happened, it’s now legal in this country, so…not a lie.

          And secondly, what the heck is up with the “umlaut” on the e in sex? Trying to convince yourself you’re not typing the word “sex” or something like that?

          • ISA41:10

            It’s not legal! There is only a SCOTUS ruling. There is no federal law.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            I thought you got banned… Couldn’t stay away, huh?

          • The Last Trump

            Must be from fstdt dot com.
            Those hateful and intolerant fascists get banned REPEATEDLY!
            Go figure.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Yeah, a person named after a Bible verse and who calls Obama a liar about 50 different ways……that suuuure sounds like a FSTDT-type right there, huh?

            If that’s who I think it is, and I’m pretty sure now, that’s one of the people who was in the running for some of the awards with you. Actually, I think he got his own separate award just for him.

            (and just FYI, I’ve never been banned here.)

          • The Last Trump

            Suuure you haven’t.
            That’s what all the “others” claimed too.
            Every single time they were yanked and then respawned.
            It’s ok Muffin. It’ll be our little secret. I understand the need for anonymity.
            I really wouldn’t want the embarrassment and humiliation of being reminded of all of the hate and intolerance that got me banned from what should have been civil discussions either, if I was you.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Uh, what? You think I’m someone else? Nope, sorry, still on my original Disqus account here. (almost 2000 comments, now, at that…busy for an account that was just created because someone’s got ‘yanked’, I would say….or do you think I’m just one heck of a dedicated ‘sockpuppet’? lol)

        • acontraryview

          It’s easy to make accusations. Do you have any proof for your claims?

    • gizmo23

      His daughters, just like you, have shared batrooms with transsexuals since birth.
      Don’t all elected officials promote their views?

    • TheKingOfRhye

      Secular view? Uh, I suspect that doesn’t mean what you think it means….

      The Constitution of the United States of America has a “secular view.” (see the First Amendment, and the last bit of Article Six) This is a secular country. People even can be deeply religious, and believe in secularism, believe it or not.

    • Gena B

      I am quite sure Obama’s daughters will not be taking any showers with men at their local school or gym. Obama could care less if a female walked in while at the urinal, wonder how Michelle would feel having to shower with men?

  • Found One

    Non-specific ad hominim attacks against the President are about what we expected from mcCrory, but they do not justify his bigoted position.

  • Amos Moses

    Yeah, “love wins”………

    GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Islamic State Throws Another Man Accused Of Homosexuality From Rooftop

    Today, Google it…………………

    • Gott Mit Uns!

      U.S. Government Beheads Yet Another Christian for Refusing to Bake Wedding Cake for Same-sex Couple. Oh wait, that NEVER EVER happened!

      • Nidalap

        Indeed. The Founders very wisely set up this system so that government officials wouldn’t HAVE that power. That’s why dictator-wannabes glom onto certain groups that can only get their way by having a powerful central government force it upon folks.
        Historically speaking, once the central government acquires all the power it needs, those groups tend to be thrown under the proverbial bus. Sometimes it’s not so proverbially either…

        • Josey

          you are so right but doubt they’ll understand what you’re talking about for they won’t understand until their being dragged under the bus and are destroyed for their lack of knowledge and true understanding.

    • TheKingOfRhye

      So…..what are you saying exactly? Because ISIS is doing worse things to homosexuals, that means LGBT people in America should just be happy with whatever treatment they get, and not try to improve things for themselves? And I guess just think to themselves, “oh, well, I’m being discriminated against, that’s okay as long as I’m not being thrown from a rooftop”?

      • Amos Moses

        Your “love wins” (p)resident wants those people here………… in the name of the same “TOLERANCE” that is being demanded……. so…….. you tell me…….

        You will get the government you ask for and “TOLERATE”……….. have fun with that……..

        • TheKingOfRhye

          Nice job of completely changing the topic…..

          • Amos Moses

            Completely on topic…. but you can’t refute it…… so…….

  • Nidalap

    Hmm…I don’t seem to recall Obama making any sort of provision for “tolerance” as part of the Iran deal. He must be in the midst of doing that now…right?

  • Gary Whiteman

    This is a STATE issue, Hitler, so buzz off. You’re not the tyrant yet, just a wannabe.

    • Michael C

      Laws prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations aren’t just a state issue.

      The Civil Rights Act of 1964, for example, is a federal law prohibiting discrimination throughout the nation on the basis of many different characteristics.

      • Reason2012

        And yet you promote discrimination against those who not only FEEL like women, but actually ARE women.

        If you’re a man who only FEELS like a woman, even though you still have male genitalia, it’s “discrimination” to make him use the bathroom with other men.

        But if you’re REALLY a BIOLOGICAL woman (who obviously also FEELS like a woman, btw), then it’s NOT discrimination to make her use the bathroom with other men who will now walk in on her, both in bathrooms and locker rooms.

        Behold the hypocrisy of their “discrimination” lies.

        They want to discriminate against everyone else in the name of stopping discrimination.

        • Michael C

          I understand the sentiment that you are trying to convey but that’s not what “discrimination” means.

          The word-twist rebuttal often used by conservatives is probably one of the worst debate tactics. “Why are you being so intolerant of my intolerance?!” “Stop bullying just because I’m taking advantage of the fact that I’m bigger and stronger than you to push you around!” “If I can’t refuse service to gay people, I’m being discriminated against!”

          • Slidellman4life

            How about “shut your mouth?”

            The fact is, you and every single person here that agrees with this garbage is saying a female’s right to privacy and safety is secondary to a man wearing a dress and calling himself a woman.

            That is a rather misogynistic attitude to have, and yet it doesn’t bother you morally vacant social justice turds.

            And anyone who says otherwise is a liar. Period.

          • Josey

            They say it because they are the one’s putting on the dresses and women’s underwear.

          • Michael C

            I fail to see how allowing transgender people to use the appropriate restrooms violates anyone’s right to privacy or safety.

            Would women feel more comfortable and safe if a man like Michael Hughes (#WeJustNeedToPee) or Aydian Dowling walked into their bathroom? Is that what you’re saying?

            Do you think that men like Michael Hughes and Aydian Dowling should use the ladies’ room?

          • Slidellman4life

            I fail to see how allowing transgender people to use the appropriate restrooms violates anyone’s right to privacy or safety.

            Of course not.

            “That is a rather misogynistic attitude to have, and yet it doesn’t bother you morally vacant social justice turds.”

            Wear that shoe, Michael, and wear it well.

          • Michael C

            Why are you refusing to answer my question about which bathroom Michael Hughes and Aydian Dowling should use?

          • Slidellman4life

            I did days ago. You want to play games. Not gonna happen.

          • Michael C

            The men’s room or the women’s?

            You did not answer the question and you’re still attempting to evade the question. (as you’ve said above, it’s better for you to ignore the question than answer it)

            The men’s room or the women’s?

          • Josey

            I carry mace with me so come on in you who want to invade my privacy. You have no right to do so!

          • Michael C

            If anyone attempts to enter your bathroom stall while you’re carrying out your business, they deserve to be maced whether male or female.

          • Josey

            or shower facility, I better not see a man with his all hanging out in the ladies shower facilities either, my grand daughter will carry mace as well and is being taught where to aim her self defense techniques.

          • Slidellman4life

            Do yourself a favor, and ignore Michael C’s question about Michael Hughes and Aydian Dowling. They are both “transgendered” people, the former a liar/activist.

            He’s trying to move attention away from the fact he’s a misogynist turd and a liar. Don’t let him.

          • Michael C

            What would you do if Michael Hughes (#WeJustNeedToPee) or Aydian Dowling walked into the ladies’ room?

        • Josey

          yep common sense should prevail but warped minds always are twisted in thoughts and actions, you can’t get through to them, it takes an act of God in His mercy but we can stand as a majority against this insanity and we will.

        • acontraryview

          “And yet you promote discrimination against those who not only FEEL like women, but actually ARE women.”

          How are they being discriminated against? Please note: Discrimination occurs when one group is either allowed or not allowed to do something while other groups are either not allowed or are allowed to do something.

          “then it’s suddenly NOT discrimination to make her use the bathroom with other men who will now walk in on her, both in bathrooms and locker rooms.”

          That’s correct. That does not meet the definition of discrimination.

          “They want to discriminate against everyone else in the name of stopping discrimination”

          I would suggest that you take some time to better understand the meaning of the word “discrimination”. You are not applying it properly.

          • Reason2012

            // How are they being discriminated against? //
            Great question. How ARE men who only FEEL like women being “discriminated against” when they’re told to keep using the bathroom with men like they have their whole life?

          • acontraryview

            You said: “And yet you promote discrimination against those who not only FEEL like women, but actually ARE women.”

            I’ll ask again: how are they being discriminated against?

    • equality4all

      Gender exists in all states, and discrimination against gender (and all identities) is banned in national documents. What makes this a state issue? Are there states where people lack gender?

  • Allan Trenholme

    Awesome… so Obama should not object to a male who feels he is a female inside or a trans person using the washrooms at the White House where his little girls take a tinkle?!

    • gizmo23

      I’m sure Hoover used a White House bathroom

      • Allan Trenholme

        LOL… Hover actually used one of the womens washrooms??? Ill bet if i went on a tour of the White house i’d be limited to using mens washrooms only.

        • gizmo23

          Unless you were a transsexual and passed for a women

    • TheKingOfRhye

      Considering he’s probably the President who’s done the most for LGBT people, I don’t think he’d have a big problem with that.

      • Allan Trenholme

        Yeah, using a stall right next to one of his daughters… poppycock.

        • TheKingOfRhye

          Just because you seem to think transgender people are some kind of monsters or something doesn’t mean everyone else does.

          • Allan Trenholme

            did I say they were monsters?

          • TheKingOfRhye

            I thought that was the implication. You’re suggesting no one, not even someone who has pretty much consistently been a supporter of LGBT rights like Obama has, would want a transgender woman using the same bathroom as their “little girls.”

          • Allan Trenholme

            Yes, and I am not going to apologize for my opinion… if you don’t like it that’s too bad, live with it. I have to live with yours and you have a right to your opinion as I have a right to mine. If Obama is fine with it, that’s his choice and right.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Okay, then……whoop-de-do. I’m not trying to say you don’t have a right to have a certain opinion….how would I or anyone else prevent you from that, anyway? Doesn’t mean I can’t disagree with you, though, or even just flat out tell you that you’re wrong.

            Just think about this way (because I’ve seen a few other people make this point lately, and I think it’s a good one)……do you think transgender people have not been using the bathroom they want to before stuff like this “bathroom bill” happened? You, or even any women or girls in your life, might very well have shared a public bathroom with a transgender person and not even known it.

            And that, of course, brings to mind something I’ve wondered about ever since I heard about stuff like this…..how does anybody intend to actually enforce these “bathroom bills”? Are these states going to have “bathroom police” that check your private parts?

          • Governmental Deception

            You people are so beyond thick in the heads. What part of ” normal men” will use these bathrooms to molest, rape, take pics, videos etc. What part of that can’t you rocks for brains comprehend. Must you all turn every issue into ” It’s racist” it’s offensive” It discriminates, blah blah etc. Heterosexual pervs is what ppl need and or will worry about.

        • acontraryview

          What would be the issue with using the stall next to one of his daughters?

          • Allan Trenholme

            DUH

          • acontraryview

            So you can’t say what the issue would be. Got it. Thanks.

  • ISA41:10

    If 0bama opens his mouth, he’s lying. 0bama has the psyche and demeanor of a 12 year old child. How under God’s blue sky did this man-child ever become POTUS? Nothing he does is good for the country

    • TheKingOfRhye

      Lying? Where do you think he’s lying here? He said he thinks the “bathroom bills” are wrong, and should be overturned. I’m guessing you might disagree with him on that, but how is it a lie? Do you doubt that that is what he really thinks?

      • Governmental Deception

        He also said Drone strikes you will never see them coming, which by the way killed innocent American teens, it also killed women and children and typical of liberal dem to support a mass killer.

      • ISA41:10

        If the man opens his mouth he is lying. There is NO truth in 0bama.

      • ISA41:10

        Top Twenty-Five Stories Proving Target’s Pro-Transgender Bathroom Policy Is Dangerous to Women and Children

        http://www.breitbart. com/big-government/2016/04/23/twenty-stories-proving-targets-pro-transgender-bathroom-policy-danger-women-children/

        • Guest

          Your article just shows that with or without transgender people using their bathroom of choice there will always be problems with people with criminal intent.

          Those are arguments for letting law abiding transgender people use the restroom and letting the law deal with lawbreakers.

          • ISA41:10

            One is too many.

            Transsexual = homosexual = pervert

          • acontraryview

            Your math is wrong.

          • Guest

            One what? Assaults in restrooms? Since they can be by those of any gender or sex your standard leads to the argument all should be single user.

            And gender doesn’t equal sexual orientation. Slurs and prideful ignorance about the topic at hand doesn’t help anyone.

        • acontraryview

          15 Experts debunk the myth that passing laws which allow transgenders to use the bathroom of their identified gender poses any danger to women or children:

          http://mediamatters .org/research/2014/03/20/15-experts-debunk-right-wing-transgender-bathro/198533

          • getstryker

            Media Matters??? Oh, now there’s a totally ‘unbiased’ source of comprehensive, factual and indisputable BS!

          • acontraryview

            How would the website from which the information came be relevant to the accuracy of the law enforcement and government representatives that provided the data? Are you suggesting they are lying?

          • getstryker

            That’s like asking me if I would ever hear or read about the Pope making a ‘negative comment’ about the Catholic Church . . . ain’t likely to happen. Media Matters is certainly NOT a bastion of ‘conservative thought or reporting’ – read the article you quoted again and watch for the ‘weasel words’ and ‘get-around comments’. The American Family Association (AFA) has posted a sample of 25 incidents in their messages that record an entirely different reality. Sexual assault crimes is only part of the issue . . . voyeurism, etc., still denies the 97% there rights to privacy and feelings of safety despite what your so-called ‘experts’ may say!

          • acontraryview

            “Media Matters is certainly NOT a bastion of ‘conservative thought or reporting”

            Agreed. Nonetheless, the quotes are from government and law enforcement officials. Are you suggesting they are lying?

            “watch for the ‘weasel words’ and ‘get-around comments’.”

            Such as?

            “The American Family Association (AFA)”

            Oh, yeah, THERE’S an unbiased source. LOL

            “still denies the 97% there rights to privacy and feelings of safety despite what your so-called ‘experts’ may say!”

            What leads you to conclude that 87% of people are concerned about this? Polls show that 41% are supportive of such laws.

          • getstryker

            Naw . . . ain’t gonna ‘play the game’ – I’ve made my comments and expressed my opinions . . . so have you. I could waste my time writing a response, but I ‘thought about it, laughed about it, and forgot about it’ – maybe next time. 😉

          • acontraryview

            If you can’t back up your claims, then you can’t. No worries.

          • Phillip Lake

            That is where you are dead ass wrong Jack. I am one of millions of living proof people of what a queer and pedophile will do and try to do in a bathroom. Every single pedophile in this country is just sitting back biting their nails and waiting for the POS government to give them the go ahead. They WILL take the steps when the time is right. If you are too stupid to believe then maybe it should happen to one of your children. Maybe you, and dumbass people like you, will believe more when they start digging up the graves of the molested kids.

          • acontraryview

            Yet in the many places where such laws have been in place for quite some time, there has not been any outcome such as you describe. So reality does not match up with your concern, which means you are the one who is “dead ass wrong”, Jack.

      • getstryker

        (Excerpt) “I just disagree with when it comes to respecting the equal rights of all people, regardless of sexual orientation—whether they’re transgender, or gay or lesbian,” Obama continued. “And, although I respect their different viewpoints, I think it’s very important for us not to send signals that anybody is treated differently.”

        The ‘lie’ is here – (it’s NOT the only one) “And, although I respect their different (straights) viewpoints . . . ” Obama respects NO ONE’S viewpoint but his own . . . what about the ‘rights’ of the 97% of ‘ANYBODY’s’ that should have a ‘right’ to expect privacy and a sense of safety in bathrooms, showers and locker rooms? Where are their (straights) ‘rights’ respected?

        It’s coming – some little girl will go to the public bathroom and someone will say or do something ‘out of line’ and ‘Daddy’ will be standing outside. Do you liberal idiots really believe that there is NOT going to be a ‘backlash?’

        • TheKingOfRhye

          Transgender does not mean “sexual predator.”

          • getstryker

            That is true and in the same vein, not ‘every dog’ will bite . . . legalizing unfettered access to public/school bathrooms, showers and locker rooms is the equivalent of throwing you someone into a pen full of ‘junkyard dogs’ . .. we have no idea which one will bite but the odds are . . . one will. Allowing supposed ‘men or women’ in those areas is unnecessarily creating the opportunity for an incident to happen and negates the vast majorities rights to privacy and security for the sake of a tiny minority. Sorry, but ‘Barry the Fairy’ is only interested in promoting his own views.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Well, I guess the odds are also that once in a while, someone will get sexually assaulted by a person of the same sex as them in a public bathroom, right? I guess that means we just have to outlaw public restrooms altogether, then!

            I’ve asked it a few times, and I don’t think anyone’s even tried to answer me…..how does anybody intend to actually enforce any of these “bathroom bills”? I mean, what, are they going to have ‘bathroom cops’ checking people’s private parts before they can go in? Or will it be just random people that happen to be near the bathroom that will alert the authorities that someone’s not using the “right” bathroom? Or leave it up to the people running the business or whatever the bathroom’s in, I guess……(weird thought – what if there’s a person who’s not trans, but is just a woman that people think looks like a man, or vice versa? And is denied access by whoever to the men’s or women’s room? That sounds like an awkward situation at best or maybe grounds for a lawsuit…)

          • getstryker

            Like ANY crime or suspicion that something illegal is or may be happening . . . it will require a ‘complaint to be may known to the authorities. I seriously doubt that ‘bathroom police’ will require proof of ‘proper genitalia’ upon entering any bathroom, shower or locker room. It’s not entirely the concern about sexual assaults that is abhorrent to ‘straights’ . . . it is the loss of their rights to privacy and feeling of safety that are being infringed upon by a government that is using it’s legislative muscle to impose and legitimize voyeurism, etc., upon the vast majority of the U.S. population. This is ‘political correctness’ gone amuck! There will be a backlash. Count on it. Issues like this will ‘wake the sleeping giant’ for sure.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            For one thing, you don’t speak for all ‘straights’, as you put it. You seem to be saying that it’s only the transgender people that want this, and everybody else is opposed, but that’s not true at all.

          • getstryker

            No, I don’t ‘speak for all straights’ – they speak for themselves and the polls show it. My I suggest you see this article for some numbers concerning your comment:

            “Public Support For Transgender Bathrooms Twirls Down the Drain”

          • acontraryview

            Here’s some more recent data:

            Poll conducted April 28 – May 1, 2016

            “A CNN/ORC poll released Monday found a majority of Americans (57 percent) DON’T agree with bathroom bills like the one North Carolina is defending that restrict where transgender people can use the bathroom, while 38 percent do.”

            Overall, do you favor or oppose laws that guarantee equal protection for transgender people in jobs, housing and public accommodations?

            Favor laws guaranteeing equal protection 75%

            Overall, do you favor or oppose laws that guarantee equal protection for gays and lesbians in jobs, housing and public accommodations?

            Favor laws guaranteeing equal protection 80%

          • acontraryview

            “Like ANY crime or suspicion that something illegal is or may be happening”

            HB 2 says that people must use the bathroom of their biological birth. However there is no law that makes it a crime if they do not. There is no consequence if a person does it. They can’t be arrested. They can’t be charged. They can’t be fined or jailed.

          • Bob Johnson

            An expanded role for TSA?

          • Phillip Lake

            Dude – screw you

          • acontraryview

            Just to be on the safe side, we probably should not allow people to have dogs and should kill all of them.

          • Phillip Lake

            Keep on believing that dream dude, or dudette. I can stand face-to-face with you and tell you exactly what it is like to be confronted by pedophiles in a public bathroom. “Transgender” just gives the pedophiles an open valid ticket to get into the door without getting arrested. There are MILLIONS of children and grownups around this country alone that can tell you their personal assault stories but are too ashamed for fear that people will blame it on them. Me – I no longer give a damn what other people think – I will confront Obama and his fairy friends openly and publicly to their ignorant ugly faces.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            I’m not claiming that pedophiles don’t exist, just that transgender does not mean pedophile.

          • Phillip Lake

            That is exactly what I just said – learn how to read. I SAID that the pedophiles are waiting for the dumbass government to pass the law in their favor and then the pedophiles will say they are transgenders. You people NEVER listen to what someone says except for the parts that you want to pick out.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Realistically, I doubt that the nonexistence of “bathroom bills” like this was really stopping child molesting or sexual assault to any extent. Someone that’s going to go to the lengths of dressing as the opposite sex just to do such things would probably find some other way, unfortunately.

          • acontraryview

            “I can stand face-to-face with you and tell you exactly what it is like to be confronted by pedophiles in a public bathroom.”

            Are you a pedophile?

          • Phillip Lake

            No you dumb bastard I was attacked by two at two different times in my life. KISS MY ASS FOOL

          • acontraryview

            I’m sorry to hear that. So you were attacked by men in a men’s room I take it. Which, of course, has absolutely nothing to do with the laws currently under discussion.

    • thelordlives2011

      I agree. This man has been lying to this country for last 8 years. Anybody who uses the bathroom of the sex they were born with is not discriminatory. Males use male bathroom, women use women bathroom, and any other use the family room bathroom. No problem. Remember Michele Obama was born Michael LaVaughn Robinson. So Osama Obama is going to prejudice.

    • acontraryview

      “If 0bama opens his mouth, he’s lying. 0bama has the psyche and demeanor of a 12 year old child”

      Speaking in false absolutes is very indicative of the psyche and demeanor of a 12 year old child.

      “How under God’s blue sky did this man-child ever become POTUS? ”

      Elected by the majority. But I certainly understand how someone with the psyche and demeanor of a 12 year old child would not know the answer to such a question.

  • Linda Smith

    Why are they making this so CONFUSING????? Honestly, please be clear in exactly what you mean!!! This bathroom gender conversation has become absolutely crazy!!! I’m sure there are many people (on both sides of argument) that are spaced out as this has become so confusing!!!
    God made two genders – (at least that has been the belief since the beginning of the Bible) – Now because some people have decided to call themselves a new gender – the whole world has to change what they have understood as rational and correct because of the MINORITY????? OH GOD……we are in for some troubling times and for some crazy idiotic explanations!!! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! I wonder why God never mentioned transgender!!

    • Chrissy Vee

      He has…
      The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so [are] abomination unto the LORD thy God.
      ~Deuteronomy 22:5

    • Jalapeno

      “Now because some people have decided to call themselves a new gender”

      No…it’s still the same two genders.

      “the whole world has to change”

      No..what exactly do you think has been happening before now? Did you think trans people just didn’t exist, or weren’t using the bathroom?

    • gizmo23

      You have always shared bathrooms with transsexuals

    • Reason2012

      It’s not confusing. It’s simply a tool the left uses to attack morals and attack Christianity and indoctrinate everyone’s kids. Then they turn around and use it as a way to attack Christians who will not bow down to this anti-Christian nonsense. This is the only reason they wanted homosexual marriage. Now they can indoctrinate everyone else’s kids and grandkids in all public schools, filling their minds with images and ideas of homosexuality. Google homosexual kindergarten and read the countless cases where they are doing just that. Parents are not told, and those who find out are told “shut up – it’s legal now”.

    • Josey

      Deuteronomy 22:5 The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God. To present oneself as something other than they are is deceit and is rebellion is the implication meant by abomination here. women are to look like ladies and men are to look like men and act like it period!

      • Bob Johnson

        And I remember when my uncle came home livid that he saw a woman, downtown, in the market, wearing slacks. He claimed she should be arrested. (1963 Concord N. H.)

  • Mary Palmer

    TIME FOR WAR !!!!!!!!! ACT UP STRAIGH PEOPLE !@#!@#$ OBAMA IS SICK !
    NO MEN POSING AS WOMEN GOING INTO GIRLS LOCKER ROOMS !!!!!
    Liar Obama the anti american COMMIE AGITATOR is now on the TREND OF THE DAY, THE GAY ACTIVIST AGITATOR trend of PERVERT MEN GOING INTO GIRLS LOCKER ROOMS POSING AS GIRLS, There are a lot of sick men out there, look at the news EVERY DAY

  • Reason2012

    So notice the hypocritical logic they use:

    If you’re a man who only FEELS like a woman, even though you still have male genitalia, it’s “discrimination” to make him use the bathroom with other men.

    But if you’re REALLY a BIOLOGICAL woman (who obviously also FEELS like a woman, btw), then it’s NOT discrimination to make her use the bathroom with other men who will now walk in on her, both in bathrooms and locker rooms.

    Behold the hypocrisy of their “discrimination” lies.

    They want to discriminate against everyone else in the name of stopping discrimination.

    Contact your representatives about the REAL discrimination: forcing 100% of women and little girls by forcing them to use the bathroom with men who will walk in on them in bathrooms and locker rooms..

    • Jalapeno

      That’s not hypocrisy.

      Have you ever considered the fact that some people care more about the identity of a person than what they were born as?

      Why is it not discrimination in your eyes to force me to use the bathroom with someone who looks like a man and doesn’t want to be in there? Why is that okay with you?

      • Reason2012

        No, the correct question is: Why is it not discrimination in your eyes to force women and girls to allow men / people that still have male genitalia to walk in on them?

        • Jalapeno

          So..do you see the problem?

          Either way, we’re going to have people who don’t like the situation. I don’t personally give a crap what genitalia they have, and there’s a good chance that a trans person is sporting girl parts anyways.

          In some situations, someone who identifies as a woman but has a penis will be forced into the mens, sometimes they’ll be going into the womans.

          Sometimes someone who identifies as a woman and has girl parts will be forced into the mens, sometimes they’ll be going into the womans.

          Sometimes a person will want all people with penises in one bathroom and all people with vaginas in the other.

          Sometimes a person will want all people who identify as women in the womens bathroom. Some people will want to base it on DNA, not genitalia.

          • Reason2012

            No, if people use the bathroom of the gender they actually are, and learn how to dress like it, there’s NO problem.

            The only reason there’s a problem is a fraction of a fraction of a percent want to ignore what they really are, want to play make believe instead, want to ignore basic biological scientific fact, want to dress in the other gender’s clothes. And to do this they insist on then discriminating against 99+% of the population.

            We can either have 99%+ of the population “not like the situation” and allow those of the opposite gender to walk in on them, or far less than 1% of the population “not like the situation”.

            But to discriminate against everyone else in the name of standing up against discrimination is a flat out lie they use to push this perversion agenda on the rest of America.

          • Jalapeno

            Ah, so..you’re just going with the “make trans people go away” idea?

            What about in the likely situation that you don’t get your way?

            “We can either have 99%+ of the population “not like the situation” and allow those of the opposite gender to walk in on them, or far less than 1% of the population “not like the situation”.”

            Why are you assuming that the only people who don’t want to force people who identify as a man into the womens bathroom are trans themselves?

          • Reason2012

            // Ah, so..you’re just going with the “make trans people go away” idea? //

            Go away? Why be dishonest? I said get help for their false view that they’re a woman when they’re a man, and get help for wanting to wear women’s clothing when they’re men.

            So you’re just going with the “make non-trans people” (99+% of the population) get discriminated against idea?

            // Why are you assuming that the only people who don’t want to force people who identify as a man into the womens bathroom are trans themselves? //

            Who said I was? It’s the perversion activists that want this. Pedophiles, perverts / peeping toms love the idea of men to be able to go into women’s bathrooms and locker rooms.

          • Jalapeno

            I’m not sure if you’re aware of this…but typically people who are transitioning or identify as a different gender have already seen many doctors.

            “Who said I was?”

            So..you’re claiming that more than 99% of cis people want to base bathrooms on the birth certificate?

          • TheKingOfRhye

            “if people use the bathroom of the gender they actually are, and learn how to dress like it, there’s NO problem.”

            Exactly!! NOW you’re talking! That’s the kind of thing I keep saying.

            But of course, you probably mean “the sex they were at birth” when you say “gender.”

  • Peridot Path

    Obama’s “moral parameters” are wrong.

  • Semp

    The man has no conscience at all, zip.

  • timetorun

    this man is a divider.

    Here is what the scripture says God hates (please note the 6th thing God hates: division):
    Proverbs 6:16-19 ESV
    There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him:
    1) haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
    2) hands that shed innocent blood,
    3) a heart that devises wicked plans,
    4) feet that make haste to run to evil,
    5) a false witness who breathes out lies,
    6) and one who sows discord among brothers.

    looking forward to Nov 2…

  • Guzzman

    If “I feel” is the criterion, then those of us who feel we don’t want a man in the women’s restroom or a woman in the men’s restroom clearly out number the trannies a thousandfold. Pretty stupid when a tiny group’s feelings can run roughshod over the rest of us, particularly since they’re insane and we aren’t.

  • ConCern

    Obama, I wonder if Sasha or Malia will enjoy seeing a male with an erection as they are having a bath?

  • Nedd Kareiva

    Who gives a [email protected] what Obirdbrain thinks or says? He is irrelevant and to the extent he is not he needs to be made so. He is destroying the country.

    As to why he opposes NC’s and Mississippi’s laws, ask his buddy Reggie Love.

  • Phillip Lake

    This site, and Disqus, may have their reasons for the posting rules concerning the rules of humane speech. But, I was born under the Constitution and the Bible, I served this country proudly for 23 years and I, along with millions of other Bible loving conservatives, have been forced by these arrogant and evil fools under Obama, the ACLU and the liberal socialist assholes to bow down and shout “Hail to the King”. This entire time THEY have been allowed by the POS president to say ANYTHING they want to about us and YOU are telling us not to come back. WELL you are wrong and the POS traitor president has gone too far. He needs to be put down like a rabid dog and buried in the local garbage dump like the trash he is. If I had the knowledge of how to do it I would gladly do it and never look back. OBAMA – kiss my fat, old white ass – I HATE YOU! Yea, Mr. FBI I finally said and I mean it. He is not worth more than a $,50 bullet.