Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Could professional wrestling, a Miley Cyrus concert or a drag show party bus be classified as harmful to minors? Those were the questions at legislative subcommittee meeting on Tuesday, as lawmakers eventually advanced a bill to criminalize some "adult" entertainment performances. The bill was filed by a state representative who previously characterized drag shows as "child abuse."




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On Tuesday, the bill was amended to more explicitly define what might be harmful to minors, which some opponents say is a subjective term, by tying the bill to Tennessee's existing obscenity laws

"This is a common sense, child safety bill," Todd said.

Republicans and Democrats questioned parts of the bill and potential unintended consequences on Tuesday, noting entertainers such as professional wrestlers, NFL cheerleaders and pop stars may include costumes, content and behavior that some could approve of and some could find inappropriate.

#1 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2023-02-01 12:25 PM | Reply

Nothing says "small government" to "small government conservatives" quite like having government police entertainment

#2 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2023-02-01 12:30 PM | Reply

A great must see old movie: "They shoot horses don't tgey" With bogoted, haters gaining power here in the U.S. it seems very relevant to today.

#3 | Posted by danni at 2023-02-02 12:30 AM | Reply

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