The bill had passed the Assembly in May after the Temecula Valley Unified School District voted to reject a book that included LGBTQ+ topics
“Libraries and are places where children can and should be welcomed, safe, respected and included. Books and librarians literally save lives”
Respondents were asked their opinion of recent laws being signed by Florida's Republican Governor Ron DeSantis that targets LGBTQ+ Floridians
The press secretary expressed how important it is for “so many people in the community” to “see diverse narratives that reflect their lives"
Addressing an audience in the Rose Garden the President said “Empty shelves don’t help kids learn very much"
Several patrons of Llano County’s three libraries filed the lawsuit in April 2022, alleging that their First Amendment rights were violated
A presentation planned for the group’s meeting on Tuesday, which will address content deemed offensive by its conservative members
"Censorship is the desperate rear-guard action of a movement that has already lost the fight for hearts and minds"
“The First Amendment protects literary expression, even when some people find portions of the works difficult or objectionable"
“But what’s happening now – banning books, suppressing speech, the othering of our students, teachers, parents – it’s alarming"