Herman Cain Is Worried That "A Pedophile Person" Could "Abuse" Transgender Bathroom Protections
Herman Cain: "They Could Wake Up One Morning And Say, 'I'm Going To Dress Up Like A Woman, And I'm Going To Go Into A Woman's Bathroom'"
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From the May 13 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered:
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HERMAN CAIN: Here's the thing, ambiguity. That's it. Anytime you have a law or rule that's this ambiguous, it opens it up for abuse, and it's those that will abuse it that --
HARRIS FAULKNER (CO-HOST): So what does abuse looks like?
CAIN: Abuse looks like --
JEANINE PIRRO: You talking about a pedophile?
CAIN: I'm talking about a pedophile.
PIRRO: I pedophile can walk into a bathroom any day.
CAIN: But others could abuse it. They could wake up one morning and say, "I'm going to dress up like a woman, and I'm going to go into a woman's bathroom."
MELISSA FRANCIS (CO-HOST): So, who cares? Who cares?
CAIN: I would care if my 17 year old granddaughter is in there and somebody's walking in who looks like a woman, but they have a beard I would have a problem with that.
FRANCIS: But why? I mean, women's bathrooms are all private stalls, who cares who's in the stall next to you? Who cares?
CAIN: They could be a pedophile person, there could be a pervert hiding in that stall.
FRANCIS: They could be in there anyway.
PIRRO: It's a hypothetical threat.