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Conservatives slam Warren’s call to put transgender women in women’s prisons

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Conservative politicians and commentators took to Twitter on Monday to slam 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) call for transgender women to be housed in women’s prisons.

“We have to stop putting trans women who are incarcerated into prisons with men where they are at risk. It is our responsibility,” Warren said Sunday in at a campaign rally in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Among those going after Warren was Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), one of President Trump’s close allies, who posted a prediction that “the trans women population in prison would skyrocket under a Warren presidency.”

The president’s son Donald Trump Jr. tweeted out the video of Warren’s remarks, adding that “no further commentary” on such an idea was necessary.

Other conservative media representatives condemned the Massachusetts progressive, including Liz Wheeler, the host of “Tipping Point” on One America News Network, who called Warren’s stance “crazy.”

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