Free Expression Digest: Thurs., December 31
Two sentenced to death in Bangladesh blogger's murder, Jailed Iranian activist's health worsens, China frees brothers of U.S. reporter. More
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DeSantis called reports of book bans in #Florida “a hoax in service of trying to pollute and sexualize our children.”
Teachers in fear of felony charges carrying up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine would beg to differ. #FreeTheBooks #Education https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2023/03/ron-desantis-florida-teachers/
Free expression organization @PENamerica released a letter signed by more than a dozen other civil liberties organizations opposing federal legislation and proposals that seek to impose a wholesale ban on social media platform TikTok in US .
The superintendent says this ban of NINETEEN MINUTES and 13 other books not a ban. Explain to me how permanently REMOVING a book from a library shelf is not a ban? https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1641517467976474641