Bathroom Inspector McCrory: It's All About the Peepees and Hoohoos, Y'all | News
News
INDY Week's news blog

Archives | RSS

Monday, February 22, 2016

Bathroom Inspector McCrory: It's All About the Peepees and Hoohoos, Y'all

Posted by on Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 3:03 PM

click to enlarge 2879213747_2e4b914aa8_z.jpg
Gov. Pat McCrory promised two members of the Charlotte City Council Sunday that there will be swift and sure consequences if the majority votes to allow people to pee and poo in public restrooms where the Lord hath forbade them by assignment of penis or vagina. 

The City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on whether to approve new legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people. Those protections would include allow transgender people to use either men's or women's restrooms, which led to the ordinance being voted down last year.

 From the Charlotte Observer:

“It is not only the citizens of Charlotte that will be impacted by changing basic restroom and locker room norms but also citizens from across our state and nation who visit and work in Charlotte,” McCrory said in an email to the council’s two Republicans, Ed Driggs and Kenny Smith. “This shift in policy could also create major public safety issues by putting citizens in possible danger from deviant actions by individuals taking improper advantage of a bad policy.”

McCrory, a Republican, continued: “Also, this action of allowing a person with male anatomy, for example, to use a female restroom or locker room will most likely cause immediate State legislative intervention which I would support as governor.”

As noted by The Charlotte Observer, Driggs and Smith, both Republicans, voted against the ordinance last year. 

However, eight of eleven council members have expressed support, so it looks like Pat will need to restrict his bathroom usage to exclusive members-only (double entendre intended) restrooms whenever he visits his old city.

In a video interview in the Charlotte Observer story, Mayor Jennifer Roberts explained why the council will likely approve the new protections.

“We have heard from many people living in Charlotte — from our employers, from the private sector, from folks we know who are LGBT – we’ve heard that nondiscrimination is very important,” Roberts says. “It’s important for all our employees and residents to feel welcomed, feel included, and feel like they are treated equally."



Tags: , , , , ,

Pin It

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in News



Twitter Activity

Comments

"Since late November, Henderson County in Western North Carolina has seen 20 cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, and has …

by Liza Coutu on The Problem with N.C.’s Religious Exemption Law (News)

What part of illegal don't they understand. Congress is considering the DACAs plus all other illegal aliens in a bill …

by john1050 on Durham Church Offers Immigrant Sanctuary from Deportation (News)

Most Read

Most Recent Comments

"Since late November, Henderson County in Western North Carolina has seen 20 cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, and has …

by Liza Coutu on The Problem with N.C.’s Religious Exemption Law (News)

What part of illegal don't they understand. Congress is considering the DACAs plus all other illegal aliens in a bill …

by john1050 on Durham Church Offers Immigrant Sanctuary from Deportation (News)

From the WRAL story:
http://www.wral.com/former-wake-register-o…
"John Stephenson, the county's internal auditor, said an average of $1,100 to …

by Mojo on Indictments in Wake Register of Deeds Scandal Charge Laura Riddick with Embezzling $926,615 (News)

Hopefully Indyweek will remember all this the next time they endorse a Republican (over and over again).

by Robert Larson on Indictments in Wake Register of Deeds Scandal Charge Laura Riddick with Embezzling $926,615 (News)

Sessions has already strip mined the Civil Rights Division of the DoJ. Thankfully U.S. Senator Cory Booker, D-New Jersey is …

by growlybear on Senator Cory Booker Asks for the Release of a Department of Justice Memo on Thomas Farr’s Involvement in a Voter-Intimidation Scheme (News)

© 2017 Indy Week • 320 E. Chapel Hill St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation