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Iowa Senator Tells Schools Use Moms For Liberty’s BookLooks, Book of Books to Remove Books

Why did Senator Salmon send districts in her jurisdiction the Moms For Liberty Book of Books and BookLooks?

Here Come The Public School Closures: Book Censorship News, June 21, 2024

One Iowa public school district is shutting its doors following laws that target public goods. Here's how it all connects to book bans.

Midwest Tape/hoopla “Clarifies” Their New Ratings System

Who is creating the filters and why are they necessary when materials already have a rating? The clarification that muddies the problem.

Why Is Midwest Tape/hoopla Creating a New Rating System for Library Purchases?

This made up rating system with no provenance or explanation of its development is supposed to help libraries how?

Two Vague and Dangerous Book Ban Bills in South Carolina Target Public and School Libraries

South Carolina's Department of Education even hired a Bob Jones graduate to lobby on behalf of their destructive bill using taxpayer money.

They Came For The School Library. Now They’re At The Public Library in Escambia County, Florida

What happens at the schools does not stop at the schools. Book banners move the goal posts to the public library.

States That Have Banned Book Bans: Book Censorship News, June 14, 2024

Seven states have put anti-book ban measures into law so far.

See You At The Library, Brave Books’s Storytime, Back in 2024

It's a clever way for Brave Books to sell $180 kits of their books to hosts and market their right-wing propaganda.

How Alabama Library Supporters Took Action and You Can, Too: Book Censorship News, June 7, 2024

Learn from a team of library advocates in Alabama who took action against book bans in their community.

Colorado Passes Anti-Book Ban Bill for Public Libraries

Though not as robust as when initially proposed, the bill emphasizes the professional expertise of public library workers across the state.