Conservative author and commentator, Candace Owens slammed the “Equality Act” passed by the Democrat-led House saying the idea that there are no differences between men and women is “unbelievably offensive.”
Speaking on Fox News with Tucker Carlson, the co-founder of the BLEXIT movement said using the argument of Democrats in pushing the legislation — it would be “fair” if professional basketball player, LeBron James is allowed to compete with women in sports once he identifies as a woman.
“LeBron James, in all his physical prowess, should have been allowed in high school to say, ‘I no longer identify as a man; I identify as a woman,’ and he should have been allowed to compete with every woman in every other competition, and that would have been deemed equal,” Owens said on Monday night.
Appearing on Tucker Carlson Tonight, author and commentator Candace Owens tore into the Democrats’ ‘Equality Act’, calling it “unbelievably offensive” and “a terrifying agenda that eliminates women.”https://t.co/v3rouo7Z5o
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Carlson asked during the interview: “So what effect will this have? You are a woman. You’re married. You just had a baby. In the wake of this, can anyone really say, ‘I’m a woman. I’m a man.’ Do those terms have any meaning anymore?”
The Republican firebrand said nowadays, looking at men and women in a traditional sense would make you a “bigot.”
“As I have been called; a hateful individual, a transphobe — the left just likes to use all of these pejoratives when you are just speaking common sense,” Owens answered.
“I find this to be unbelievably offensive: the idea there are no differences between men and women, especially, as you just mentioned, me being someone that just gave birth six weeks ago. The idea that there is nothing that makes me special, nothing that makes me different from a man that stands up and says, ‘I now identify as a woman,’ it’s quite frankly, insulting,” the African-American conservative woman added.
“Just think about this for a second to really paint a picture of what the Left is trying to do: What they are saying right now is that LeBron James, when he was in high school and was drafted by the NBA, LeBron James, in all his physical prowess, should have been allowed to in high school to say, “I no longer identify as a man; I identify as a woman,’ and he should have been allowed to compete with every woman in every other competition, and that would have been deemed equal — that would have been deemed an exercise in achieving equality.”
“We know that that is anything but,” Owens posited. “And this is the problem with the left, Tucker; it’s so, so serious: They do not understand what equality is.”
Owens: Democrats don’t know what equality means
The political activist then blasted progressives for over the Joe Biden-backed “Equality Act” which she said ultimately discriminates against women.
“They don’t know what equality means. They think it’s sameness. They think we just need to make everybody a carbon copy of the other person; nobody can have any differences,” the conservative author added.
“They hate the idea of male, female, girl, boy, because that means that there are some differences between all of us. And there is. What conservatives fight for is, we want to make sure people have equal opportunities, but we acknowledge there are real biological realities that cannot be ignored,” Owens said.
The Democrat-led House passed a controversial “Equality Act to end legal recognition of Biological Sex Equality Act” — effectively dropping the legal definition of biological sex in what liberals claim as a bid to promote “gender equality.”
Denouncing the Biden administration’s gender-related policies, Owens said contrary to what the public was made to believe — the actions of the current Democratic administration is way more prejudiced to women than during the administration of former president Donald Trump.
You know, they told us we should fear Donald Trump and the Trump administration, right, because women, it was going to be so dangerous if Trump got into office. Well, look at what Joe Biden did in just a couple of weeks in office. That is where the real concern lies,” Owens said.