Target and other companies pull back on support for the LGBTQ community amidst right-wing threats
Target is removing some of its Pride Month merchandise from store shelves. In a statement, the company says it received threats that made employees feel unsafe.
But critics say that Target’s decision sends a signal to right-wing extremists that their intimidation is working.
Ben Collins, a reporter covering disinformation and extremism for NBC News, joins us.
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