The 2-minute video was re-posted to Twitter on Wednesday by politician Sam Parker. It was originally recorded by a mom whose daughter received the doll as a gift for her recent second birthday, for which she had a Poppy-themed party.
"I find this disturbing and I find it something that needs to be shared," the mom said from behind the camera, adding that she was inspired to speak out about the doll because of "sex trafficking in kids and things that are thrown in our kids' faces to groom them and make them more oblivious to things that are really happening."
"I know some of you may not think this is a big deal, but especially since I've had kids … this is wrong," she said. "It says nothing about this button on the box."
The Change.org petition — aimed at Target, Walmart, Amazon, Dollar General and Family Dollar Stores — had over 145,000 signatures as of Thursday afternoon.
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