Yasir Birjas wrote:
Of all the cities in the US this is happening in Houston, Texas. Yes, you read it right, in Texas. What happened to the 200,000 Muslims living in Houston?
Houston Eliminates Gender-Based Restrooms
Here's part of the news report:
It’s now legal for men to use women’s bathrooms, showers, and dressing facilities – and vice-versa – thanks to the passing of the Equal Rights Ordinance in Houston, TX last Wednesday night.
Mayor Parker, Houston’s first openly gay mayor, called it “most personally meaningful thing I will ever do as mayor.”
The ordinance’s stated goal is to eliminate discrimination in housing and employment for gays, transgenders – 14-characteristics in total – including race, ethnicity, age, religion and disability.
Opponents have 30 days to attain more than 17,000 petition signatures to appeal the decision.
Careful next time you venture into a restroom in Houston, you and your kids might get an eyeful of something you didn’t expect. [source]
Muslims in Texas need to protest this decision. Men and women having to share the same restroom seems like a recipe for an increased number of rape and other sexual abuse cases. Muslim leaders in Texas should speak out.
It seems like these folk in Texas who are championing sharing the same restrooms are disrespecting women. Women want some privacy and don't want to be intimidated by the prospect of sleazy men sexually harassing them (and possibly their kids) . Speak out
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