Joint Statement in Support of Student Rights to Free Speech in Schools
In response to the student arrested for refusing to say the Pledge of Allegiance in protest, PEN America stands in support of student free speech rights. More
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[email protected] and @jodipicoult have both faced book bans in the U.S. #BannedBooks stifle speech — especially around race, gender, American history, and LGBTQ+ identities. Join Jenny and Jodi in supporting PEN America's work defending the freedom to read: https://donorbox.org/2022-year-end-book-bans-jj
I spoke up against Musk and now my email inbox is filled with harassing emails and people are threatening me on socials. I won't be intimidated and I will continue to speak out against hate.