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PO1 William "Chip" Nagel
..."The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas, which represented the plaintiffs in the case, celebrated Hittner’s ruling on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter.

“LGBTQIA+ Texans, venue owners, performers, and our allies all came together to uphold free expression in our state — and we won,” the group wrote Tuesday. “This work isn’t done but for now we celebrate. Long live Texas drag!”

Texas’s Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, who recently survived an impeachment trial, had argued the plaintiffs had not shown “an injury that is actual or imminent” and had failed to prove that drag shows are expressive conduct that warrants First Amendment protection.

Paxton’s office did not immediately return a request for comment.

The state is expected to appeal Hittner’s ruling.

At least six states have enacted laws restricting “adult” or drag performances, which LGBTQ and civil rights groups including the ACLU have argued could also target transgender people.

Bans in Florida, Montana and Tennessee are temporarily blocked by court orders."
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MSgt Earl King
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That attorney general should be in jail!!
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He should but the GOP here in Texas is corrupt to the bone.
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