Tennessee Lawmakers Pass Bill To BAN Drag Shows In Front Of Kids
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- Tennessee lawmakers passed a bill that would prevent drag shows from taking place on public property or in front of children.
- The bill classifies “male and female impersonators” as adult cabaret performers, while also banning “adult-oriented performances that are harmful to minors.” The legislation, SB3, now makes its way to Republican Gov. Bill Lee’s office.
- State Rep. Chris Todd, R-Madison County, filed the bill, saying “this is a common sense child-safety bill.”
- The bill, which passed by a vote of 79 to 19, makes it illegal to host an “adult cabaret performance” in a location where children are present. The legislation, which was proposed by Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson also bans adult cabaret performances on public property.
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