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A federal judge in Tennessee just temporarily halted the state's Republican law that criminalizes drag performances — hours before it took effect.
Judge Thomas Parker cited constitutional protections of freedom of speech in issuing a temporary restraining order.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) April 1, 2023
BREAKING: A federal judge has temporarily blocked Tennessee’s controversial drag ban from going into effect. https://t.co/33IY4mdkNd
— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) April 1, 2023