Search results for “library bill”
Gov. Abbott signs parental rights, education bills into law

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed four parental rights and education bills into law on Monday and separately expanded virtual learning programs statewide. He did so less… Read More

June 13, 2023
5 things I saw at DC Library’s Children’s Pride Parade

(The Daily Signal) – The Children’s Pride Parade held on a sunny Saturday by the D.C. Public Library drew fewer than 100 parents, children, and other adults in… Read More

June 6, 2023
Iowa governor: education bills provide ‘transformational’ reform

(The Center Square) – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed seven bills that cover education issues, her office announced Friday. The bills’ topics range from parents’ rights, state board of regents’… Read More

May 30, 2023
Texas bill prohibiting sexually explicit content in public schools heads to governor’s desk

(The Daily Signal) – A bipartisan bill banning sexually explicit content in public school libraries has passed the Texas Senate and is on its way to the governor’s… Read More

May 26, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Texas House passes bill to ban sexually explicit books from school libraries

(The Center Square) – The Texas House, with 11 Democrats joining Republicans, passed a bill that seeks to ban sexually explicit books from being in public school and classroom libraries. Read More

April 24, 2023
Florida Representative claims Parental Rights in Education bill will lead to ‘hate, bigotry’ and ‘death’

(Daily Caller) – Democratic Rep. Maxwell Frost of Florida said Thursday that a parental-rights in education bill debated in the House of Representatives would lead to “hate, bigotry and even… Read More

March 24, 2023
U.S. House passes ‘Parents Bill of Rights’

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Parents Bill of Rights” along a mostly party line vote in what promises to be one of the themes of the 2024… Read More

March 24, 2023
Illinois House passes bill to penalize libraries that restrict inappropriate children’s books

(The Center Square) – Libraries in Illinois, including at K-12 schools, could see their funding cut if there are efforts to restrict books under a bill that passed… Read More

March 23, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Missouri Senate Bill 49 is an essential step to protect Missouri children from ‘sex transition’ treatments

This coming week the Missouri Senate will again see floor debate on Senate Bill 49, legislation designed to protect children from dangerous cross-sex hormones and experimental surgeries. Especially… Read More

March 6, 2023
Public Education
New Hampshire bill would remove K-12 exemptions from obscenity laws

A New Hampshire House measure would prohibit K-12 schools from providing or distributing obscene materials, while allowing institutions of higher education to retain their immunity. Read More

February 27, 2023