Bruce Springsteen’s Confused ‘Freedom Fighters

Bruce Springsteen recently cancelled a concert at Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina in support of the LGBT folks, more specifically the transgenders. North Carolina enacted a bill called the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act; basically the bill’s stated intention is for males to use the men’s room, and females to use the women’s room — pretty straightforward, right? Not according to The Boss. The Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, or HB2, infringes on the rights of transgenders to use any bathroom facility they feel comfortable in.

Springsteen_restroom_transgenderHB2 was in response to the Charlotte municipal ordinance that allowed transgender individuals to use any restroom regardless of their birth sex. In other words, a transgender male could use a women’s restroom. This supposed right for transgender people opens up a huge can of worms that nothing good will come from.

There are, in many places, single-occupancy rest rooms; these rest rooms can be used by anyone. A transgender person could use one of these and at the same time no one of the opposite sex would be endangered or have their privacy invaded by a member of the opposite sex.

Use of the opposite sex’s restroom is not a right, nor should it be. This is not about being lesbian or gay, nor is it about hate. It’s about a man invading the personal and private space of a female while she is using the female restroom – or vice versa.

Michael Brown on Townhall shares this:

In your statement you explained that, in your view, the bill is “an attempt by people who cannot stand the progress our country has made in recognizing the human rights of all of our citizens to overturn that progress.”

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You added that it was time for you and your band “to show solidarity for those freedom fighters” (speaking of transgender activists), and you ended your statement with these powerful words: “Some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry — which is happening as I write — is one of them. It is the strongest means I have for raising my voice in opposition to those who continue to push us backwards instead of forwards.”

I also read that your guitarist Steven Van Zandt, has likened HB2 to an “evil virus” that is spreading through the United States in the form of similar legislation.


Don't Do it CharlotteThis writer fails to see how allowing a man (transgender) to use the women’s restroom is progress; that is not progress, it is perversion. Springsteen’s guitarist called HB2 evil – apparently we do not share the same idea of what constitutes evil. While it is great to stand up for the rights of others, there is no right to stand up for here. No man belongs in the female restroom, period. What about the right of a female using a public women’s restroom to attend to her needs – without having to worry about a male being in said female restroom with her?

Let me ask a question here: does anyone, regardless of their sexual orientation, want their daughter in the same restroom with an unknown male – not knowing his proclivities? This is a recipe for danger, abuse, ruined lives, and even death. What happens when the male dons female clothes with the express purpose of photographing, abusing and possibly even killing female women and children? Watch this short video that gives examples of this behavior. I realize that not all trans men are doing these awful things, but the fact of the matter is men belong in the men’s room, women in the women’s room.

Bruce Springsteen apologized for what he did, well so what. In deciding that North Carolina needed to be punished and sent a message, what about the fans and others Springsteen caused problems for? How about those who saved money and made plans to see him, and now they cannot. What about those who purchased plane tickets, which are non-refundable, and/or hotel rooms they cannot get a refund for? What about the loss of income for those who would have worked the show, or loss of income to area businesses?

Bryan_Adams_liberal_homosexual_hypocrisy_CrowderApparently Bryan Adams is jumping on the bandwagon and cancelling a show as well. It is to this writer a sad state of affairs that so many people with fame and fortune, i.e. influence – are quick to jump in support of perversions and then label these immoral and dangerous acts as rights. Again – how would those who support this insanity feel about a man built like Hulk Hogan wearing a dress being in the same restroom as their young female relative?

Every women and every man has the right to use a restroom knowing that only members of their own sex will be in said restroom with them. This is not just a right, it is common sense.

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  • DCM7

    What I find fascinating about the kind of thinking Springsteen & Adams represent is this: They truly seem to believe that it’s basic, indisputable COMMON SENSE that a man who thinks he’s a woman IS a woman and should use the women’s room… just like many people believe that various other strange positions, which would have been universally recognized as utter insanity just a few decades ago, constitute the most obvious common sense in the world.

    • No matter how many times I witness it, I continue to marvel at the fact that when you reject transcendent truth, you’ll end up believing ANYTHING-especially if your ethos demands you affirmatively reject an objective standard of truth.

      It would be hilarious, if the toll in human suffering wasn’t so high.

    • Thisoldspouse

      And, conversely, that a woman who want’s privacy from men in such public settings is the irrational, unreasonable interloper in this “right.”

      Absolutely, positively insane.

    • The world is going to hell in a hand-basket. Now Trump says he is ok with these misguided people using the bathroom of their choice.

      A guy thinks he is a woman – therefore he is, like Bruce Jenner. I will never understand this line of irrational thinking. What is worse even than this is how the public at large embraces this idiocy and therefore lends it legitimacy – at least in the eyes of those foolish enough to buy into this clap-trap.

      Silly me, I thought the men used the men’s room and the women used the women’s room – and that your biological plumbing determined what sex you are. Hmmmm, how could I have gotten all this so wrong? Oh wait – I didn’t!

      • Thisoldspouse

        I don’t think the public at large does embrace this idiocy, though. Has anyone asked them? I’ve never been asked to participate in these “polls” which turn out to be push polls aimed at target populations.

        The left wants to govern by polls as the “will of the people,” but repudiates every true poll in elections in which the people reject the left’s agenda.

        • True to an extent. More and more are embracing this foolishness I think, but there are still plenty that do not as you say. The voice of the people that do not desire these things to be allowed needs to be heard in a much stronger way. The polls are a joke, I agree. Problem is when the leftist candidates are ejected, the new office holders do nothing leaving us no better than we were before.