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Backlash over WA store selling ‘wife basher’ t-shirt

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A WA clothing shop is refusing to stop selling a ‘Wife Basher’ t-shirt, despite angry backlash over concerns it glorifies domestic violence.

A WA clothing shop is refusing to stop selling a 'Wife Basher' t-shirt, despite angry backlash over concerns it glorifies domestic violence.

The top, which features the offensive slogan over the Swan Brewery logo, was displayed in the front window of Krazy Teez in Mandurah earlier this week.

It comes as the nation reels from the deaths of Hannah Clark and her three children at the hands of her estranged husband in Brisbane.

A WA clothing shop is refusing to stop selling a 'Wife Basher' t-shirt, despite angry backlash over concerns it glorifies domestic violence.

The Krazy Teez Facebook page has been bombarded with angry comments, demanding the store remove it.

Premier Mark McGowan today joined those calls, saying the owner should "hang his head in shame".

"What's wrong with people? Why would you do that?" he said.

A WA clothing shop is refusing to stop selling a 'Wife Basher' t-shirt, despite angry backlash over concerns it glorifies domestic violence. A WA clothing shop is refusing to stop selling a 'Wife Basher' t-shirt, despite angry backlash over concerns it glorifies domestic violence.

But shop owner Anthony Hiscox has defended the slogan, claiming it's slang for the popular beer Emu Export.

He's told 9News the shirt has now "sold out", but he's considering getting more printed.

A WA clothing shop is refusing to stop selling a 'Wife Basher' t-shirt, despite angry backlash over concerns it glorifies domestic violence.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/wife-beater-singlet-shop-selling-slammed/e94ed8c7-2a43-4232-9092-8f514d7505f5

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