The Texas Public Bathroom De·bate

“To Pee or Not to Pee”

The Texas GOP is trying to make you feel unsafe in the Lone Star state. They want you to be on the look-out in public restrooms for a phantom. They want you to believe in an unreal, unrealized and unproven threat coming from a very specific group of people; the trans-gender citizens of Texas.

If Texas has their way then the gentleman in this photo will have to go to the same bathroom as our mothers, wives, girlfriends, you know ………..females.

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He was born a female so by using the ladies room he would be following the law.

The gentleman pictured is Buck Angel, an American adult film producer, and motivational speaker. This article is not about him. I will say that according to several sources, that can be googled, he is a nice man.

The reason for using this photo is because Greg Abbott and his team of Republicans are basically saying that it would be against the law for Mr. Angel to use the gents-room. No, he has to relieve himself in a stall, where your young daughter may see him and be startled. Mr. Angel is not going to harm your daughter or anyone but your little girl will not know that, because we can’t read minds. She will be afraid. She may cry or pee herself.

I would send the dry cleaning bill to the State Capitol, if I were you.

She will not know that his intention was to relieve some tension……against his gallbladder.

Mr. Buck is not the problem. He and other trans people are not a problem at all.

The GOPee, however, wants the public to fear this person and those that are like him because they are different. That’s it. If you are frightened then they can openly discriminate and alienate these people and by doing so, they will bring suspicions and distrust to people of the trans community.

What is a trans·gen·der person?

Google the word and this is the definition turns up: denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex.

My definition of a transgender person is this: a Human Being. Plain and simple, but I am apt to add a broader description so that the differences are clear :

A transgender person is a person with a soul and a citizen that works and pays taxes. Our transgender brothers and sisters are family that love and play and worship all the while contributing to the economic success of our state. They are vital and necessary in my Texas.

They also vote.

I do not pretend to know what kind of turmoil might weigh on the mind and soul of a trans-man or trans-woman as they face their inner battles.

How can we understand the hard choices they have made in life?

It’s something that many people cannot fathom and may never comprehend.

Do they deserve to be treated like this? No one does.

I do know that I will treat them with the same respect I would give any stranger on the street.

I will treat them the way my God, who has never made me feel I should hate someone for being different, would have me treat them. I will treat them the way I expect to be treated.

July 2015

This is not the first time that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has tried to instill paranoia and panic into the minds of gullible Texans.

Remember Jade Helm 15?

Jade Helm 15 was a two-month military training exercise ( the largest such exercise on domestic soil) sprawling across seven states in the American Southwest, including Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Crazy conservative conspiracy theorist claimed that the exercises were to prepare for the US governments’ implementation of martial law. They had nothing solid to go on. Not one thing, but that didn’t stop them from trying to frighten us.

Info Wars Fake news website owner Alex Jones was one of the first to popularize the theory that Jade Helm was actually an attempt by the U.S. military to prepare for the imposition of martial law.

Mr. Jones is from Dallas, and well, we just couldn’t be more tickled pink about it.

Our very own governor ordered the Texas State Guard, a militia he oversees, to monitor the exercise.

He said he did so to address the concerns of Texans, but was mocked by some critics for giving voice to conspiracy theories.

“Abbott should counter, not cater to, Texans’ crazy Jade Helm fears,” Dallas Morning News April 30, 2015

Nothing happened. He tried to scare us. He is doing it again with this bill.

The Texas Bathroom Bill is just another Jade Helm 15.

The real potty predators

So, are you afraid to potty in public because the GOP has made you afraid of transgender people?

Did they succeed in making you feel threatened and afraid every-time Mother Nature calls? Will you buy stock in Adult Diapers? Does it depend?

I will say this, if a predator wants to get to your child, they will find a way.

If these pedophiles that we are supposed to fear and keep an eye out for are in the guise of a trans person, then drafting a bill to keep them out of your local public bathroom will deter them because a criminal will almost always obey the law. Right?

A criminal is not likely to abide by laws. A molester will find a way in.

It is not the T in LGBTQ that we have to watch out for:

It’s the POS’s in the GOP you should keep away from your vulnerable young children. They are the true toilet terror

The Potty Predators

Bathroom Bandits.

The true Latrine Lurkers are listed below:

Republican Sex Offenders

Republican pastor Mike Hintz, whom George W. Bush commended during the 2004 presidential campaign, surrendered to police after admitting to a sexual affair with a female juvenile.

Republican County Constable Larry Dale Floyd was arrested on suspicion of soliciting sex with an 8-year old girl. Floyd has repeatedly won elections for Denton County, Texas, constable.

Republican judge Mark Pazuhanich pleaded no contest to fondling a 10-year old girl and was sentenced to 10 years probation.

Republican Party leader Bobby Stumbo was arrested for having sex with a 5-year old boy. Republican teacher and former city councilman John Collins pleaded guilty to sexually molesting 13 and 14-year-old girls.

Republican campaign worker Mark Seidensticker is a convicted child molester.

Republican Mayor Philip Giordano is serving a 37-year sentence in federal prison for sexually abusing 8 and 10-year old girls.

Republican Mayor John Gosek was arrested on charges of soliciting sex from two 15-year old girls.

Republican County Commissioner David Swartz pleaded guilty to molesting two girls under the age of 11 and was sentenced to 8 years in prison.

Republican legislator Edison Misla Aldarondo was sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping his daughter between the ages of 9 and 17.

Republican Committeeman John R. Curtain was charged with molesting a teenage boy and unlawful sexual contact with a minor.

Republican anti-abortion activist Howard Scott Heldreth is a convicted child rapist in Florida.

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Republican legislator Peter Dibble pleaded no contest to having an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old girl.

Republican advertising consultant Carey Lee Cramer was charged with molesting his 9-year old step-daughter after including her in an anti-Gore television commercial.

Republican activist Lawrence E. King, Jr. organized child sex parties at the White House during the 1980s.

Republican lobbyist Craig J. Spence organized child sex parties at the White House during the 1980s.

Republican Congressman Donald “Buz” Lukens was found guilty of having sex with a female minor and sentenced to one month in jail.

Republican fundraiser Richard A. Delgaudio was found guilty of child porn charges and paying two teenage girls to pose for sexual photos.

Republican activist Mark A. Grethen convicted on six counts of sex crimes involving children.

Republican activist Randal David Ankeney pleaded guilty to attempted sexual assault on a child.

Republican Congressman Dan Crane had sex with a female minor working as a congressional page.

Republican activist and Christian Coalition leader Beverly Russell admitted to an incestuous relationship with his step daughter.

Republican Judge Ronald C. Kline was placed under house arrest for child molestation and possession of child pornography.

Republican congressman and anti-gay activist Robert Baumanwas charged with having sex with a 16-year-old boy he picked up at a gay bar.

Republican Committee Chairman Jeffrey Patti was arrested for distributing a video clip of a 5-year-old girl being raped.

Republican legislative aide Howard L. Brooks was charged with molesting a 12-year old boy and possession of child pornography.

There are many more that can be found following the links below:

The Shameful Record of Republican Personal Immorality

List Of Convicted Republican Pedophiles

Handy List of Republican Sex Offenders

The debate still continues for some …Why?

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