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New Montana law makes it illegal for people in drag to read to children; first law of its kind in U.S.

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2023
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HELENA, Mont. — Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed a law that makes Montana the first state to specifically ban people dressed in drag from reading books to children at public schools and libraries. The legislation is part of a host of efforts aimed at the rights of the LGBTQ+ community in Montana and other states, The Associated Press reported. Bills in Florida and Tennessee also appear to try to ban drag reading events, but both require the performances to be sexual in nature, which could be up for interpretation. Both...

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