Target is standing behind its policy to allow transgender customers to use the restroom that aligns with their gender identity amid a flurry of backlash.
Among the policy’s most vocal critics is the American Family Association, which called on its members to boycott the Minneapolis-based retail chain. A petition from the organization has more than half a million signatures.
“The American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Target after the retail giant said it would allow men to use the women’s restrooms and dressing rooms in their stores,” the petition states. “This means a man can simply say he ‘feels like a woman today’ and enter the women’s restroom…even if young girls or women are already in there.” RELATED: Learn 13 tips to prepare for a crisis in this free download.