San Franciscans looking for brooms and bleach to clean the city’s growing piles of human feces and used needles will need to get them from Target before 6:00 p.m.
Target announced their San Francisco locations will now only operate from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., citing an “alarming rise” in shoplifting after liberal voters approved a ballot measure downgrading most theft from a felony to a misdemeanor.
Most Target locations nationwide open between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. and close at 10:00 p.m.
“For more than a month, we’ve been experiencing a significant and alarming rise in theft and security incidents at our San Francisco stores, similar to reports from other retailers in the area,” said Target spokesperson Brian Harper-Tibaldo.
“Target is engaging local law enforcement, elected officials, and community partners to address our concerns. With the safety of our guests, team members, and communities as our top priority, we’ve temporarily reduced our operating hours in six San Francisco stores,” said Harper-Tibaldo.
The change in San Francisco law, pushed by leftists and “Defund The Police” activists, created an explosion in crime and viral videos of thieves openly loading bicycles and bags as people record them.
This just happened at the @Walgreens on Gough & Fell Streets in San Francisco. #NoConsequences @chesaboudin pic.twitter.com/uSbnTQQk4J
— Lyanne Melendez (@LyanneMelendez) June 14, 2021
Walgreens and CVS drug stores also report skyrocketing crimes in their stores.
“Representatives from Walgreens said that thefts at its stores in San Francisco were four times the chain’s national average and that it had closed 17 stores, largely because the scale of thefts had made business untenable,” The New York Times’ Thomas Fuller writes.
CVS stores are even pulling back security guards, despite the rising crime, because the decision to downgrade shoplifting emboldened thieves and made them more violent.
“ORC (Organized Retail Crime) rings are recruiting juveniles, homeless to steal items and turn around into bigger crimes like human trafficking,” said California Retailers Association President and CEO Rachel Michelin.
“That is what we are trying to stop. It’s a growing problem in our stores, online marketplaces, and communities and we need elected officials and law enforcement to help the retail industry fight this issue,” said Michelin.
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I drove through that city each night, and the visible decline was palpable. The streets were lined with homeless tents, and the last stop on my route would have someone sleeping under the roof of the building. San Francisco was a beautiful town. Now it’s a city eroding into squalor and blight. Liberals do this to their constituents. They hike up the costs of living, decimate the culture, impose more and more laws upon hapless citizens, and clean up on graft, corruption and legalized vices such as gambling, drugs and prostitution. As demoralizing as these scenarios are, there are still means available to reverse this trend. We just need to focus our resolve to implement those means.
Unless control of all the “blue cities” is wrestled out of marxist Democrat hands, they will continue rapid decline until they look like and are like the lawless uncivilized burned out cities portrayed in science fiction apocalyptic movies! Science fiction will become REALITY!
Marxist is CATHOLIC.
The left teaches people to steal from the taxpayers. Why not the retail stores?
Science Fiction? Have you seen Detroit, Seattle, Portland and Venice, CA? America is inexorably declining toward mass impoverishment, hyper-inflation, shortages of staple products and homelessness on a scale to match third world countries. Numb Nuts and his girlfriend will only accelerate that process.
Stupid is as stupid does.
You missed a great opportunity to also state, “and you can’t fix stupid”!
LISTEN UP….GOD’S BLESSING is NOT with the DEMOCRATS. THEIR WAYS are NOT HIS WAYS. From SamuraiQueen. 😄😄😄