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League City, Texas has voted to restrict access of certain types of books from its public library.
Most of the 63 speakers—including educators, a NASA engineer, military members, and librarians—argued against the resolution, citing government over-reach. https://abc13.com/league-city-council-texas-book-ban-restrictions-books-on-rape-and-bondage/12536465/
“Abolish” is a big word. If you’re using it, you better be sure you’re using it right. That’s why @jrezaian’s been reluctant to even comment on the news that Iran “abolished” — according to an embarrassing number of headlines — its morality police. https://wapo.st/3uvQXM0
Incredible! On the 2nd day of 3 days of nationwide strikes in Iran, this is how Isfahan’s Grand Bazaar looks like. More than 2 months into the protests, one more time, protesters are gaining momentum…#MahsaAmini #مهسا_امینی #اعتصاب_سراسری #IranRevolution