Drag Queens Fight Against Bill That Would Outlaw Story Time Events With Threat of Jailing Librarians

Nowthis - Politics
04/02/2020 | 3 min | NOT-RATED
These drag queens are fighting against a bill that would outlaw Drag Queen Story Hour in their state. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis In US news and current events today, a Missouri GOP lawmaker introduced a bill stating libraries that get state aid must restrict minors’ access to materials that are not age appropriate. Libraries that do not could lose state funding and its librarians could be fined $500 or imprisoned for up to a year. Ben Baker said Drag Queen Story Hour caused him to draft the bill. The bill would also create a 5-person parental library review board to review and screen library content. Missouri has other proposed bills that threaten the LGBTQ+ community by denying LGBTQ+ couples adoption rights & penalizing trans youth. For more U.S. politics and coronavirus news, subscribe to NowThis News. #LGBTQ #DragQueens #News #NowThis #NowThisNews This video "Drag Queens Fight Against Bill That Would Outlaw Story Time Events With Threat of Jailing Librarians", first appeared on https://nowthisnews.com.