“Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace on Sunday said that laws aimed at keeping transgender people from using the bathroom of their choice are unnecessary and that they do not address a public safety issue.
During a panel on the show, a columnist for The Federalist, Ben Domenech, argued that laws such as the one on North Carolina, are meant to keep men from exploiting protections for transgender people in order to enter a women’s bathroom or locker room.
But Wallace did not seem to buy that argument.
“We actually decided to try to find out whether it is a public safety issue, whether it is a problem with transgender people misusing bathrooms to prey on others,” he said.
The Fox News host then noted that Politifact was unable to find any instances of people using laws meant to protect transgender people as cover for committing a crime.
“This seems to be a solution in search of a problem,” Wallace said.
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