Should children be allowed to participate in drag shows? One Ohio legislator says no. Following a nine-year-old boy’s controversial performance, Republican representative Timothy Schaffer has proposed a bill that would ban child drag shows, along with any staged events that simulate sexual activities.
“Given our heightened focus on human trafficking and the role money plays in trafficking children, I knew I had to take action to make sure this activity does not occur again,” Schaffer said in a statement to Fox 8, adding, “We can do better to protect innocent children and we must do better.”
House Bill 180 would update Ohio’s current child endangerment laws to prohibit parents from putting on performances with their kids that “appeal to prurient interest.” Cleveland.com reports that breaking the law would be classified as a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail and…
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