PEN America Supports California Press Protection Bill Absent Misguided Amendment
PEN America today expressed its support for California Senate Bill 98 in its original form, without an amendment which would require that journalists receive “authorization from a commanding officer… More
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The @IWassociation is on the frontlines of resisting censorship and insisting on the #FreedomToWrite in Iran, and faces the price as more of its members are arrested. We stand in solidarity with the IWA and join @PenSydney in calling for their immediate release. https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1600329784512372736
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine is @TIME's Person of the Year in recognition of his leadership during his country’s war against Russia.
TIME also recognized “the spirit of Ukraine.”
Read free: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/07/world/europe/zelensky-ukraine-time-person-of-the-year.html?unlocked_article_code=fMEQhgQDDPYsHCldR4o9_Na0SfwhKPhTF8WfProkIh7jA8Cr-VIJqJqH5JVpHqWwAAwfOCa6EuGzA7VTLkXWZ7hlX1DER7Am_ahCxFy7_wuSM6Fn2niCWBLjXKmKV3PVkW7cFDdElCIxHWXzRXKYlp0ME5xPOjr5tZWvDd_qpyPRKGUuI3RrmfqrBRQsyB1hSZOa6ItrJeDkpR27W0S-2YE_CNac6RwN3iP4CsdypB8VsaBBe5w5n44IdPNEod0lCuB1mhKa3ZbHfaFjpaQ-BxZWXM6CTY-zVxX7IpVqn6px9USpo3aDMq8VuLgspbsZJKgfl_2zS5kQqx7bTVt-n3hthgSnIZ6qZLWgH7my3D9fihTPstfi&smid=tw-share #Zelensky #Ukraine #PersonOfTheYear
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/