Fri, 22 April 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from April 22, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Iadarola, Wes, and Elliot hosting. There was a mass shooting in Pike County, Ohio his morning, where 8 people from the same family were killed. Target’s announcement that they will let employees and customers use the bathroom/dressing room that corresponds to the gender they identify with has led to widespread right-wing threats to boycott. Louie Gohmert said that sexual predators would take advantage of a policy allowing transgender people to use the bathrooms of their choice. Video of Gohmert defending the North Carolina bathroom law from the “LGBTQ-RST” community. Video of Adam Silver speaking against the North Carolina law, and threatening to move the AllStar game from there if the law is not changed. President Obama was asked to discuss a bill that would allow the family members of victims of terror attacks on U.S. soil to sue foreign countries that might have provided support. Obama said that it would open the United States up to lawsuits by individuals in other countries. Video of Obama saying he is against any potential legal action against Saudi citizens.