Ban on Sexual Health Textbooks Continues Torrent of Censorship in Florida
"This ban on sexual health textbooks in Miami-Dade is yet another alarming victory in a political crusade to place politically motivated constraints on what students can learn. It comes… More
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A few days before Iowa A.G. Tom Miller and Rep. Cindy Axne, both Democrats, narrowly lost reelection, voters in Iowa received copies of the "Iowa Catholic Tribune" in their mailbox.
The fake newspaper was one of many created by Metric Media. https://www.poynter.org/commentary/2022/truth-can-win-if-we-change-course-and-focus-on-local-news/ via @Poynter
And now, Utah... is becoming a burgeoning frontier for book bans, b/c of a new law that pressures librarians to remove books that are "pornographic or indecent."
Take Alpine, Utah: 22 books banned, 17 will require parent permission slips, and 10 are OK to go back on shelves.
We are relieved to see the confirmed release of Ismail Alexandrani, a researcher and columnist, after seven years in prison. Egyptian authorities should never have imprisoned Alexandrani for his #FreedomToWrite. https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/egypt-releases-ismail-alexandrani-sinai-journalist-jailed-2015