Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie on Monday claimed that a bathroom policy that allows transgender children to choose which bathroom to use is confusing.

At a campaign event in Hollis, New Hampshire, Claudia Reott, a 70-year-old grandmother from Chino Hills, California, asked Christie about a California law that allows transgender students (K-12) to use the bathroom they identify with.

The New Jersey governor joked that life is simpler in his home state.

“Men go to men's rooms, women go to women's rooms and there really shouldn't be a whole lot of confusion about that – public accommodations,” Christie said. “And I don't think we should be making life more confusing for our children.”

“Life is confusing enough right now for our children,” he said, citing terrorism.

“The fact though is that we want our kids not to have to decide which bathroom they get to go in. And not to be subject to peer pressure about which one to go in. And not to be subject to the embarrassment that could come with going in a bathroom where somebody maybe doesn't agree that they should be in there or not,” Christie said.