Tags : book censorship

Banned Books Week–Coming Soon To You

If you’ve been around my articles for any amount of time you may have noticed my links to the organization called Banned Books Week. There is an actual week of activity and runs the last week of September every year. The campaign was founded in 1982 by prominent First Amendment and library activist Judith Krug […]Read More

The First Amendment

Freedom of speech. This phrase is bandied about by politicians, on the left or right; singers; bloggers; TV talking heads; everyone is using the first amendment as a jumping point into other arguments. What *is* the first amendment of the constitution? What did the framers write that is continuously¬†argued about ? “Congress shall make no […]Read More

I Am SO Sick of Parents Dictating What Is Read

Yet again!! Parents must interfere with school curriculum! Banned Books reports all instances of challenged titles throughout the world–thank goodness some one is watch dogging all the insane Puritan parental ‘watch dogs’ out there. !Another! ¬†instance of a kid’s parents dictating to the school what is allowed, and what is forbidden to be taught has […]Read More