The Corporate leadership of Target Stores, Inc. has announced that they are now going to allow shoplifters to self-identify as paying customers. In a statement released last Friday, the ginormous retail chain explained that everyone should be allowed to identify as whatever customer status makes them the most comfortable while shopping at Target.

“In our stores, we demonstrate our commitment to an inclusive experience for employees and customers alike in many ways,” stated Target. “Therefore, we welcome shoplifting team members and guests to visit our stores in the way that best corresponds with their assumed identity.”

Target went on to note that this will not be an immediate change to their policies as it will take several weeks and tens of millions of dollars to remove various alarm systems from their 1,800 stores in the United States. READ MORE