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In the 2021-22 school year, 75% of banned books were fiction. Banning fiction stifles the imagination of children.
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Banning books, punishing teachers, defunding libraries, + harassing librarians are all signs of a curtailment of our liberties.
Margaret Atwood has been describing such dystopias in her stories...
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