Target Goes Far-Left
As many of you know, Target Corporation – the nation’s second-largest discount retailer, is in dire trouble. In 2013, up to 70 million Target customers were affected by a credit card data breach that caused thieves to steal massive amounts of credit and debit card information. That caused a pretty big toll on their business. However, they just don’t seem to learn their lesson. As of last year, they decided to go gender-neutral with their toy, entertainment, and bedding departments according to The Washington Post. And now in their latest effort to cater to radical progressives, the company has decided to take a stand against North Carolina’s House Bill 2, which was passed this past Spring. In other words, they are making the restrooms in their stores gender-neutral as well. In their blog A Bullseye View, the company said this:
We believe that everyone—every team member, every guest, and every community—deserves to be protected from discrimination, and treated equally. Consistent with this belief, Target supports the federal Equality Act, which provides protections to LGBT individuals, and opposes action that enables discrimination.
In our stores, we demonstrate our commitment to an inclusive experience in many ways. Most relevant for the conversations currently underway, we welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity.
Well, that sounds like they’re threatening the majority of Americans, does it not? In response to the new policy, the American Family Association – a group I disagree with greatly on a lot of issues – released a petition to boycott the Minneapolis-based corporation. As of now, that petition has over 700,000 signatures. That is massive. As Michael Brown of Townhall.com points out, if we boycotted every single company supporting the LGBT community, it would be almost impossible to function to live in America today. However, there comes a time when a company crosses a line, and this is one of those times. Target went way too far with this decision. However, it shouldn’t be surprising that they would take a divisive stance on a very controversial issue.
I could say that Target has made a mistake here, but it seems to be a pattern at the discount chain. There are plenty of radical progressives working at the company’s board of directors, including former Colorado senator and Obama employee Ken Salazar (D). The company also sponsors the It Gets Better Project, an organization funded by militant gay activist Dan Savage. It even gets worse. According to Breitbart’s Warner Todd Huston, last month, Target hired a woman named Monica C. Lozano to join their board of directors as well. Lozano is a member of a group called the National Council of La Raza, and is also an activist for AIDS and illegal immigration. Not to mention she also served as a member of the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness during the Obama administration. That should tell you all you need to know about the Target Corporation, don’t be surprised if they hold Going Out of Business sales in the next few years.