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Retarde T-shirts causes Globalize owner Clayton Cross to have a brain malfunction

19 Nov 2013A South Australian store, Globalize, has started selling shirts with ‘Retarde’ written on them. There was a protest of about 40 people saying the t-shirts lacked respect and dignity for those people with intellectual disabilities.

The shop owner, Clayton Cross, had the audacity to say that people with disabilities need to ‘toughen up’ and that they have never been told ‘no’.

Mr Cross needs to get a reality check! Society as a whole says ‘NO’ to people with disabilities. No because you are different. No, because you don’t fit in. And now no, we are not going to respect your opinion and we are going to tell you to ‘toughen up’, because hey, you’re the problem here.

Mr Cross needs to ‘toughen up’ and get some morals and values

Check out the story for yourself: http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/news/national/globalize-shop-owner-at-centre-of-retarde-tshirt-controversy-says-kids-with-disabilities-need-to-toughen-up/story-fnjbnxuh-1226762381223



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Karen from NSW posted on 21 Nov 2013
Words fail me. "Mollycoddling". No idea.

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