American author and conservative commentator Candice Owen, has described transgenderism as a ‘mental illness.’
The talk show host made the statement following the mass shooting at Covenant School, a private Christian school in Nashville, Tennesee, USA by a transgender, Audrey Hale, which ended with 3 children and 3 adults being killed.
Taking to Twitter to react to the incident, Candice advised people to keep their children away from transgendered individuals and their parents.
In her statement: ‘Transgenderism is a mental illness. Keep your children away from transgendered individuals and their parents.
‘People that support and encourage this are monsters and should similarly be kept away from children.’
Audrey Elizabeth Hale, the shooter at the Covenant school incident was a biological woman that identified as a male called Aiden, and was shot dead after ‘they’ were confronted by police at the private Christian school.
The 28-year-old shooter, who lived in Nashville, Tennessee, was armed with two assault-type weapons and a handgun.