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Judge Blocks Key Provisions of Iowa Book Banning Law

A federal judge has blocked two key portions of an Iowa law that sought to ban books with sexual content from Iowa schools and to bar classroom discussion of gender identity and sexuality for students below the seventh grade. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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After Hearing, Court Set to Decide Fate of Iowa LGBTQ Book Banning Law

A federal judge is set to rule before the end of the year on two lawsuits seeking to block a controversial new Iowa law, SF 496, that would ban books with sexual content from Iowa classrooms and school libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Strike Back Against Comics Bans

Comics and graphic novels are prime targets in the current battle to ban books at libraries across the country, and librarians who have championed the comics form find themselves on the front lines. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Illinois set to become first state to end book bans

Governor JB Pritzker expected to sign bill that would block state funding for public libraries and schools that ban booksGovernor JB Pritzker is expected to sign a bill that would make Illinois the first state to legislate to end book bans – by punishing publicly-funded institutions that attempt... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-30 10:00:33 UTC ]
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Libraries are under attack—and so are library workers

Libraries are increasingly being targeted by local and state legislators and protestors trying to ban books and block LGBTQ content. How is that affecting the people who work in them? Scratch nearly any kind of story—political, social, economic, cultural, and so on—and you’ll find a labor... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2023-04-14 03:00:00 UTC ]
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Attempts to Ban Books Are Accelerating and Becoming More Divisive

To mark Banned Books Week, the American Library Association released a report on the rise in censorship efforts: In 2022, there have been attempts to restrict access to 1,651 titles. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-16 13:30:52 UTC ]
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Librarians Gather in Texas as Book Bans Mount

In Texas, where libraries are a political battleground, the Texas Library Association recently convened its annual convention in person for the first time since 2019—in the district of a state representative Matt Kraus eager to ban books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Texas Library Association Forms Coalition to Battle Book Bans

The new coalition aims to inform and organize Texans who oppose efforts to ban books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are not obliged to give bigots like Jordan Peterson a platform | Nathan Robinson

Nobody has a human right to a lucrative book contract without regard for whether their opinions are sound or valuableJordan Peterson, the Canadian psychology professor and lobster-loving life coach who came to public attention after refusing to use the preferred pronouns of transgender people,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-02 13:56:38 UTC ]
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