Banned Books Week Kicks Off Tomorrow!

Earlier this week, Reuters reported that a school district in Missouri agreed to lift its ban on Slaughterhouse-Five and Twenty Boy Summer, two books the district had completely banned… More

Banned Books Week promotes, protects freedom

For the first time, participants in Banned Books Week this year can take part in a worldwide demonstration of the virtues of their favorite censored literature. Launched in 1982… More

Pen Makes Appeal to Yale Press

PEN American Center has joined the controversy over a decision by Yale University Press to excise images of Muhammad from one of its new books and urged Yale to… More

Free Speech Groups Urge Court to Reject FCC Censorship

New standards adopted by the Federal Communications Commission to censor “indecency” on the airwaves are overly vague and unconstitutional, a coalition of 20 free speech organizations, community broadcasters, filmmakers,… More