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Judge Blocks Iowa Book Ban, ‘Don’t Say LGBTQ’ Law


Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked key parts of what critics called a “sweeping Iowa law that seeks to silence LGBTQ+ students, erase any recognition of LGBTQ+ people from public schools, and bans books with sexual or LGBTQ+ content.” Judge Stephen Locher determined that none …

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U.S. Senate Judiciary Republicans: Book Bans Aren’t Bans

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Piper Hutchinson, Louisiana Illuminator Editor’s note: The following article includes explicit language Republicans on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee argued thousands of book bans across the country were not bans at all during a hearing Tuesday. Most of the Republicans on the committee took the stance that taxpayer-funded libraries removing …

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