“We don't believe this is a gun issue, this is a terrorism issue and this is an act against American citizens,” said shop owner Bert Irslinger Jr.
The controversial singer, who quit the music industry in 2003, came out to an interviewer, then said she's neither gay nor straight, is reportedly making threats of self-harm on social media.
In Southwestern Illinois, Metro East Pride promotes connection and support.
Over 10,000 people attended the PrideFest in Illinois's capital for a wholesome, family-friendly time.
The families, represented by right-wing attorneys, claim the federal government's policies on trans students amount to "discrimination" against cisgender students.
The nation's third-largest school system is respecting the rights of trans youth to equal treatment in their bathrooms, locker rooms and in sports participation.
"I do not want some wicked pervert in the same bathroom as my wife or my daughter," said the man, about Target's transgender bathroom policy.