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Illinois officially passes bill requiring all
single bathrooms be designated gender neutral

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Posted By: Imright, 7/27/2019 7:19:03 PM

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker (D) signed legislation requiring every single-occupancy bathroom in public buildings in the state to be labeled gender neutral.Under Senate Bill 556, also dubbed the “The Equitable Restrooms Act,” all single-occupancy restrooms “in a place of public accommodation or public building shall be identified as all-gender and designated for use by no more than one person at a time or for family or assisted use,” the law states.“Each single-occupancy restroom shall be outfitted with exterior signage that marks the single-occupancy restroom as a restroom

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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1 7/27/2019 7:22:12 PM (No. 135671)
You mean they weren't already? This sounds like a lot of fluff about nothing. Most small business only have a single bathroom for their customers.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: lisa belanger 7/27/2019 7:23:54 PM (No. 135675)
don.t they have more problems that bathroom genders having a lesbian mayor well stupid chicago voted for her they will sa i am a rasist..trump is right about baltimore he should send some photographrs to take pic of the rodens and drug infested baltimore but that makes him a racist.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Corndoggies 7/27/2019 7:24:24 PM (No. 135676)
I’m so proud of Illinois for working so hard on this life changing law. Since they’ve proven themselves able to do the heavy lifting, fixing their crushing deficits should be a cake walk.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Peeps 7/27/2019 7:39:43 PM (No. 135685)
Hey, let's just put a hole in the ground and make everyone squat! That's fair! We don't want to be all civilized and have nice things, do we? Noooooo, we HAVE to cater to the sexually and mentally confused. Don't want to look meeeeean. Did the 'public' have a say on what to do with 'public building' bathrooms? Nooooooo, they're too stupid to have an opinion, right? In the meantime, establishments with men's rooms and ladies' rooms should start advertising 'Dedicated Ladies' Rooms, for the comfort of women and young girls'. And 'Men Only Restrooms'. It would be a luxury, but shouldn't be in this modern day. Stupid Illinois. And don't give me 'but an airplane restroom is open to everyone.' That's disgusting too.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JL80863 7/27/2019 7:48:32 PM (No. 135690)
You have to feel sorry for the poor folks that live downwind from Illinois.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nevadadad46 7/27/2019 7:59:06 PM (No. 135705)
So, this is what highly paid elected official do to waste the tax payers money!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 7/27/2019 8:47:27 PM (No. 135739)
I have been known to convert a men's bathroom to women's when there are 5 women in line and and an empty men's bathroom.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: watashiyo 7/27/2019 9:07:47 PM (No. 135749)
With their bankrupt Pension system, they have to consolidate.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 7/27/2019 9:33:16 PM (No. 135765)
So, now all single bathrooms will be OK for child molesters to use.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: padiva 7/27/2019 10:51:13 PM (No. 135802)
Or for when there is a dire need for a spontaneous 'bedroom.'
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 7/27/2019 11:15:57 PM (No. 135811)
Wonder who got the contract for the new signage.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: proximo 7/28/2019 6:25:59 AM (No. 135909)
Enough men will stand to pee and not lift the seat. My condolences ladies.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: ARKfamily 7/28/2019 6:47:25 AM (No. 135913)
Who wants to be in business anymore?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Strike3 7/28/2019 7:23:16 AM (No. 135941)
Illinois has had a head start down the rathole for years but they are now trying to catch up to California in citizen control, socialism, spending and liberal time-wasting. Move out now, people, before the real bills come due.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: privateer 7/28/2019 7:26:03 AM (No. 135942)
The headline spells "officiously" incorrectly.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Paperpuncher 7/28/2019 7:26:14 AM (No. 135943)
I gues this will make The Illinois legislature feel good about themselves. It is nothing more than fluff since all single bathrooms (ie) the bathrooms in your doctors waiting room are already used that way. Should they be doing something with their time like working on the murder rate in Chicago instead?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DynomiteThings 7/28/2019 7:29:57 AM (No. 135945)
Meh. This amounts to hollow virtue signalling.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: smcchk 7/28/2019 7:35:34 AM (No. 135951)
It does mean the toilet seat is more likely to be left up across rest rooms everywhere!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: dolphin 7/28/2019 7:36:15 AM (No. 135952)
That certainly changes intermission at the opera.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 7/28/2019 7:41:38 AM (No. 135960)
If it's a one holer with a lock I see no problem.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Newtsche 7/28/2019 8:13:20 AM (No. 135980)
No problem for billionaire commie Gov. JB Prickster who has people to go to the bathroom for him.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: The Remnants 7/28/2019 8:17:16 AM (No. 135983)
The thing is, when you see SOME of these legislators in public hearings, you realize that some of them are dumb as posts, so I am not surprised that they create a law to cover a problem that does not exist. Aren't they at all concerned about the murder rate in Chicago?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: bigfatslob 7/28/2019 9:18:29 AM (No. 136035)
I'll bet the signage will be hilarious. The women's only sign but a third middle leg out of the dress. Maybe the old nautical theme "Inboards and Outboards Welcome Here".
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Reply 24 - Posted by: john56 7/28/2019 9:47:02 AM (No. 136080)
Another reason why my life's goal include never setting foot in Illinois again. Including airports.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 7/28/2019 10:00:19 AM (No. 136098)
Illinois, where corruption is embedded from the ground up, shows that the most imperative thing to regulate are bathrooms.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: earlybird 7/28/2019 10:02:40 AM (No. 136103)
Duh. It stands to reason that, if there is one single-occupancy bathroom in a public building, it will be gender neutral. This will make big new biz for the company(ies) that makes the signs for the foors - the ones with the paperdoll symbols for woman and man. In Europe, most businesses have one single-occupancy bathroom, and it is understood that persons of either sex may use it… I don’t recall signs. Pritzker is not a brain trust. Lots of money, but weak on brains and pathetically homely, as I recall… The image of a fat-cat politician…all he needs is a big fat cigar...
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Reply 27 - Posted by: earlybird 7/28/2019 10:03:22 AM (No. 136104)
signs for the doors
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Reply 28 - Posted by: hotcorner 7/28/2019 10:26:14 AM (No. 136125)
Illinois - another SH Blue State.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: little guy 7/28/2019 10:34:05 AM (No. 136134)
Worthless "virtue signaling" (look how wonderful I am by doing this!") that is virtually useless as it only applies to "single" bathrooms. Well, duh! Hard to use a toilet someone else is using. You lock the door behind you --- usually. In real life, any bathroom is used by everyone when need calls. The issue I, and others like me fight over, is "multi-use" bathrooms. Those restrooms with more than one stall next to another one with more than one stall. Those shouldn't be blended. And in the high school gym --- where there are 4 stalls and showers --- the trannies need to stay in the bathroom that corresponds with what their body is --- not what they wish.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper 7/28/2019 10:39:25 AM (No. 136143)
This is really stupid. But, I think it somehow may be racist.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Krause 7/28/2019 10:56:54 AM (No. 136165)
Good that they’re taking care of the important things first.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 7/28/2019 10:57:39 AM (No. 136167)
Morons ...state is broke and they focus on this BS
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Arby 7/28/2019 12:29:23 PM (No. 136251)
What an incredible relief. I have lost sleep over this issue for months now.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: udanja99 7/28/2019 12:30:21 PM (No. 136252)
#12 beat me to it. Now I have to contend with dribble on the toilet rim and the seat left up in public too.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: qr4j 7/28/2019 12:50:45 PM (No. 136268)
So a law to make the obvious more obvious. The guv is obviously an idiot.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: JrSample 7/28/2019 1:25:25 PM (No. 136297)
Get ready for filthy, disgusting restrooms, ladies. Men are absolute pigs. I know, I've shared barracks, latrines, and showers with them for years. They are pigs who have been trained to wear clothes.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: M2 7/28/2019 2:45:09 PM (No. 136353)
Almost every doctor and dentist office has a gender-neutral single occupancy bathroom. Just lock the door. This is not rocket surgery.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: walcb 7/28/2019 3:29:11 PM (No. 136394)
If there is one thing Pritzker knows it is toilets {you might have to be from Illinois to understand}.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: kidsmom 7/28/2019 3:45:53 PM (No. 136403)
Yawn. This is the case already in most single use bathrooms that I encounter in hospitals and retail stores. I find that gentlemen raise the seat as they are supposed to~~. Please do NOT take #12's advice. That just punishes women; especially those of us with small children who like to touch everything. Why is this even news?????
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Reply 41 - Posted by: rmsimms 7/28/2019 4:37:32 PM (No. 136442)
Illinois is ruled by a Mafia-Democrat junta based out of Cook County (Chicago).......the rest of the state has no say whatever in what the Gov't does. Hopefully Trump gets re-elected so the Feds can complete their work ridding us of Boss Madigan and putting an end to the One Party rule that has pretty much destroyed Illinois.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: GlueHorse 7/28/2019 5:08:17 PM (No. 136469)
Illinois ladies have to wipe off more wet toilet seats now.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: David in Cal 7/28/2019 8:09:45 PM (No. 136565)
Regardless of the motive, this is a good idea
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Jennie C. 7/28/2019 8:16:08 PM (No. 136568)
I'm assuming when they say "single bathrooms," they mean there's only one toilet in there. So I have no problem with it. In fact, I've seen the same thing in various businesses, including my dentist's office.
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