The restaurant chain Hamburger Mary’s, which features drag waitresses and family-friendly drag performances, has won a legal victory after convincing a federal judge to place a temporary injunction against Florida’s drag ban.
The law will be blocked until a court case decides on the ban’s constitutionality.
Anyone who violates the law can be charged with a criminal misdemeanor.
Hamburger Mary’s sued DeSantis on May 23, saying that the law targeted the business’s First Amendment rights to free speech.
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“A live performance… could conceivably range from a sold-out burlesque show to a skit at a backyard family barbecue,” Presnell wrote.
Another federal judge recently issued two rulings against Florida’s ban on gender-affirming healthcare for transgender youth. »