Rep. Richard Floyd is defending his bill to harass transgender people using public bathrooms. The Chattanooga Republican defiantly tells Andy Sher he'd "stomp a mudhole" (whatever that means) in any transgender person who troubled his wife or daughters.
“I believe if I was standing at a dressing room and my wife or one of my daughters was in the dressing room and a man tried to go in there — I don’t care if he thinks he’s a woman and tries on clothes with them in there — I’d just try to stomp a mudhole in him and then stomp him dry,” Floyd said.
We cannot continue to let these people dominate how society acts and reacts. Now if somebody thinks he’s a woman and he’s a man and wants to try on women’s clothes, let them him take them into the men’s bathroom or dressing room. Don’t ask me to adjust to their perverted way of thinking and put my family at risk. I’m just sick and tired the way this thing’s been going.
Update: Taken aback by today's sudden onslaught of Internet scorn, Sen. Bo Watson has withdrawn the Senate version of this bill. On the Tennessee Equality Project blog, chairman Jonathan Cole called it "one of the most vicious attack bills ever filed against transgender people in state government."