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Legislation
American Library Association helped draft bill to combat restrictions on sexually explicit books for kids

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The former president of the American Library Association (ALA) said the organization helped “develop” legislation intended to combat attempts to remove sexually explicit books from… Read More

October 2, 2023
Legislation
Gov. Inslee signs pro-LGBTQ school curriculum bill into law

(The Center Square) – Public schools in Washington state will be required to update curriculum to include LGBTQ histories and perspectives under a new law signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday. Read More

March 21, 2024
Opinion
After school board ‘charade,’ the NC Legislature should make these 7 adjustments to the Parents’ Bill of Rights

Last year, the Republican Legislature passed the Parents’ Bill of Rights (PBR) over North Carolina Gov. Cooper’s veto. The PBR gives parents the right, among other things, to challenge supplementary… Read More

March 18, 2024
Legislation
Bill tying school funding to controversial curriculum materials moves forward in Washington

(The Center Square) – Legislation that would allow the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction to cut state funding for certain school districts is moving ahead in the form of … Read More

February 8, 2024
Legislation
Memo reveals how teachers’ union worked on bill to keep sexually explicit books in schools

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Democratic lawmakers privately negotiated with the nation’s largest teachers union to craft a bill intended to combat bans of sexually explicit books in schools, according… Read More

October 27, 2023
Opinion
Beware: California bills headed to Newsom’s desk will launch a transgender inquisition targeting parents

(The Daily Signal) – “We’re here, we’re queer, we’re coming for your children” might as well become the new slogan of the Golden State. California’s Legislature… Read More

September 11, 2023
Legislation
‘Smear parents’: Parental rights advocates sound the alarm as bill targeting parents moves through legislature

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – California parental rights advocates are sounding the alarm as a bill targeting parents who speak out at school board meetings continues to advance through the… Read More

August 14, 2023
Legislation
National library organization works to kill anti-porn legislation

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The American Library Association (ALA), the nation’s largest library organization, is encouraging grassroots members to kill legislation that would prohibit librarians from distributing sexually explicit… Read More

August 3, 2023
Culture
‘Murder porn’ book in Kansas City-area library’s youth summer reading program alarms mother, ‘mortifies’ 13-year-old

Jennifer Williams’ two young daughters have looked forward to the Johnson County Library summer reading program every year. But not anymore – not after her 13-year-old checked out a book… Read More

June 23, 2023
Opinion
Indoctrination nation: Missouri has moved to protect the youngest of children from age-inappropriate library books. Why won’t Kansas?

Missouri has taken steps to protect its children from libidinous library books. Kansas obviously hasn’t. Why in the world not? Last week The Lion found a talking children’s book in… Read More

June 20, 2023