Tennessee's first-in-the-nation law designed to place strict limits on drag shows is unconstitutional, a federal judge says.
The law is both "unconstitutionally vague and substantially overbroad" and encouraged "discriminatory enforcement," according to the ruling late Friday by U.S. District Judge Thomas Parker, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump.
Friends of George's, a Memphis-based LGBTQ+ theater company stated, "
"This win represents a triumph over hate," the theater company said in a statement Saturday, adding that the ruling affirmed their First Amendment rights as artists.
"Similar to the countless battles the LGBTQ+ community has faced over the last several decades, our collective success relies upon everyone speaking out and taking a stand against bigotry," the group said." Full story here via Edge Media!