Thomas Parker


Why a federal judge found Tennessee’s anti-drag law unconstitutional

BY: - June 15, 2023

The drag shows will go on. At least for now. On June 2, 2023, Judge Thomas Parker, a Trump-appointed federal district court judge in western Tennessee, ruled that Tennessee’s “Adult Entertainment Act” violated the First Amendment’s free speech protection. The act had been passed by the Tennessee Legislature and signed into law by Tennessee Gov. […]