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Grandpas Deliver Message To Target: ‘Not On My Watch’

Some grandfathers in Lake Charles, Louisiana, have gone public with their opposition to Target’s controversial bathroom policy – and their support for a boycott of the retailer.

Earlier today, the “Grandpas Boycotting Target” participants sat alongside West Prien Lake Road, at the parking lot entrance to a local Target store, holding several hand-made signs conveying their displeasure with the company’s policy that allows men to use women’s bathrooms and dressing rooms.

One sign read: “Not my wife, not my daughter, not my granddaughter … Not on my watch.” Others encouraged people to sign the boycott pledge launched in late April by the Mississippi-based American Family Association.

AFA argues that the policy poses a danger to women and girls because it attracts sexual predators and allows them access to their victims.

Mike Deaton, one of organizers of the Lake Charles demonstration, reports the group received “many high-fives” from passing motorists. “Some actually stopped … to ogle the signs,” he adds.

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2 Responses to Grandpas Deliver Message To Target: ‘Not On My Watch’

  1. ray July 9, 2016 at 12:42 pm #

    I am a grandpa of a 4 year old girl. I will never shop target again until they stop allowing perverts to follow her into the restroom.

  2. Genoveva Zamarron July 13, 2016 at 10:53 pm #

    We have also boycotted Target. I am 45 years old, a grown women, but I felt fear and helplessness when I came out of my stall – in a restroom that still said, “Women,” at a stadium in Houston and found two men there. I wanted to scream. I was scared, but realized that my husband would not hear me with all the noise. I was the only women in the restroom. I became angry and told the men to leave and that they were in the wrong restroom. One man did leave, but the other became angry and started cursing at me, so I quickly left and began looking for a security guard, but the men were lost in the crowd. So now, what do I do? Do I have to stop using the restroom in public? I hadn’t felt that scared in a long, long, time. It made me very angry to feel that helpless.