As part of the ongoing debate regarding which public bathrooms transgender individuals should use, the Target chain of retail stores came out publicly to welcome any transgender guests or employees to use the bathroom of the gender with which they self-identified. The public position taken by Target stood in stark contrast to that held by a majority of the American people, resulting in a fierce backlash against the retailer and a growing boycott of roughly three-quarters of a million people vowing to never shop at the store again.

According to BizPac Review, a statement released by Target in response to the boycott seemingly recognized the trouble they have brought upon themselves, yet unexpectedly doubled down on its “inclusive” policies that were actually viewed as rather exclusive to most people. FULL REPORT