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"Book censorship wrecks a healthy environment for inquiry and learning." @RepRaskin opens today's House Subcommittee hearing on classroom censorship, which will include testimony from PEN America's CEO @SuzanneNossel. Tune in: https://oversight.house.gov/legislation/hearings/free-speech-under-attack-part-ii-curriculum-sabotage-and-classroom-censorship
Amazing statement against censorship from authors today - 1300+ signing this letter from @soontornvat.
Banned authors can also fill out our survey from @PENamerica: https://forms.gle/1jNKbjk75PgwnLxC7 https://twitter.com/soontornvat/status/1527281648139501568
1,300+ children's authors & illustrators have signed a letter strongly condemning efforts to ban books. We call on Congress, state leaders, & school boards to protect students' rights to access books they need & deserve.
Link to the letter text is here: https://diversebooks.org/letter-from-1300-childrens-and-ya-authors-on-book-banning/