BookExpo 2017: At PEN America First Amendment Panel, Different Takes On Protecting Speech
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"There is a legislative war on education in America. At the heart of this war are educational gag orders—state legislative attempts to restrict teaching, training, and learning in K–12 schools and higher education."
The Bible & an Anne Frank adaptation are among books removed by @KellerISD in Texas.
Books challenged in the past year include Toni Morrison's novel "The Bluest Eye" & some that explore #LGBTQ experiences, such as "All Boys Aren't Blue" by @IamGMJohnson. https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/17/us/texas-keller-school-district-remove-books/index.html
@PENamerica @JeffreyASachs @jonfreadom Also: way more bills this year targeting LGBTQ+ identities. You knew this already, but here's what it looks like on a graph.