Over dozen Democrats in the state of Colorado voted against legislation that would make it a felony for anyone to indecently expose themselves to children.
What is Demcorat’s reasoning for voting against this proposed legislation?
It could lead to the banning of drag shows.
It is currently considered a class 1 misdemeanor if someone indecently exposes themselves to a child in Colorado.
Speaking about the legislation, one of the Democratic Representatives, Leslie Herod, said, “These types of laws have been used to ban drag shows, to target individuals who use the restroom of the sex that they identify with-a public restroom-to charge them with felony charges.”
“I am very concerned about the attacks against the transgender community that are happening across the country,” she added.
“When I initially read this bill, it did not even come to mind for me either, as an advocate,” said Herod. Read more…