Church Sign Asks Donald Trump If He's OK With Men Going Into Same Bathroom as Daughter, Ivanka

A Harlem church known for its controversial signs recently asked if Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would support allowing Dennis Rodman to share a bathroom with his daughter, Ivanka.

Months back, Trump said he was OK with transgender individuals using the bathroom of their chosen gender identity at his hotels.

During a town hall-style event in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center hosted by NBC's "TODAY show" back in April, the billionaire real estate mogul was asked by host Matt Lauer: "If Caitlyn Jenner were to walk into Trump Tower and want to use the bathroom, you would be fine with her using any bathroom she chooses?"

Trump responded, "That is correct."

ATLAH World Missionary Church posted a message on its marquee sign last week that reads: "Should Jesse Jackson and Dennis Rodman go into same bathroom with Chelsea Clinton, Malia and Sasha Obama and Ivanka Trump?"

Christian author Eric Metaxas, who posted a photo of the sign on Twitter on Friday, commented: "I sometimes run past a church in Harlem with the most provocative messages. This is the most recent one."

ATLAH Church Pastor James David Manning expounded on his church's message in a 15-and-a-half minute video posted on YouTube.

In the message, Manning called out Trump for his comments about allowing transgender people to use women's bathrooms.

"When Mr. Trump said Bruce Jenner can go into any bathroom, I can't imagine why he would discriminate against Dennis Rodman," Manning argued.

"I'm just pointing up what the man said. I'm just telling you what's going on in America today. And I am asking a question."

Manning went on to say that he's "not comfortable with these people pushing this sodomy," adding that he's "had enough of politicians all bowing down to" homosexuals to be popular.

This is not the first time that ATLAH has garnered widespread attention for its views. In 2014, the church received national headlines for having a sign that read "Jesus would stone homos."

Adding that "stoning is still the law," the message included a scriptural references to back the argument of the provocative comment.

In an interview with The Christian Post from 2014, Manning explained that the message was posted in order to counter the "flat out lies" of LGBT activists regarding Jesus and the Bible.

"They have been spreading lies about what Jesus would do regarding homosexuality; whether Jesus ever addressed homosexuality, and what the Bible, in general, has to say about homosexuality," said Manning. "So we thought we'd say what Jesus would do."

Manning's comments come not long after an effort was launched by activists to buy his church's property and turn it into a LGBT-centered homeless shelter.

"Despite Manning's conviction that his outspoken beliefs are what landed his church in hot water, his legal troubles appear rooted in something far less sensational: He hasn't paid the bills," MSNBC reported back in April.

"In December, a New York state Supreme Court justice issued a judgment of foreclosure against the Atlah church, ordering that it be sold at public auction."

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