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Culture
‘Love has always been opposed to pride’: Kirk Cameron announces pro-faith and family event for libraries

Christian actor, author and activist Kirk Cameron is bringing back a popular library event designed to elevate faith, family and freedom. Cameron contrasted the purpose of his event, “See You… Read More

June 11, 2024
Public Education
Father calls out California school for having 5th graders discuss pro-trans book with kindergarteners

A California father has taken to social media to speak out against La Costa Heights Elementary School, where his 5th grade class had to discuss a… Read More

May 16, 2024
Public Education
What are they hiding? School librarians admit they hid card catalog from parents while pushing BLM, LGBTQ issues

(The Daily Signal) – At least one school library in a South Carolina school district restricted access to its online card catalog in order to hide “critical race theory books” from… Read More

March 14, 2024
Public Education
Texas school board votes to keep challenged books in elementary libraries against parents’ wishes

A Texas school board voted 6-1 to keep two trans-themed picture books in elementary school libraries. The Denton Independent School District Board of Trustees decided to retain Jacob’s New Dress… Read More

March 5, 2024
Public Education
Gov. Ron DeSantis calls out ‘bad actors’ on curriculum transparency, promises ‘consequences’ in Florida

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continued to debunk the narrative that so-called “book bans” are occurring in Florida, saying that parents have a right to object to graphic sexual material that is… Read More

February 15, 2024
Culture
American Library Association urges librarians to ‘report’ individuals and groups challenging inappropriate material for children

Libraries receiving complaints about inappropriate books are being pushed by the American Library Association (ALA) to “report” the book challengers. “Report Censorship: Defend the Public’s Freedoms,”… Read More

February 15, 2024
Culture
Brave Books Story Hour features popular female athletes Riley Gaines and Bethany Hamilton

A standing-room-only crowd of all ages packed a Missouri library on Friday to hear athlete and activist Riley Gaines and professional surfer Bethany Hamilton spread positive messages for children about… Read More

February 5, 2024
Legislation
New Florida bill would fine parents for challenging more than 5 books in public schools

Florida lawmakers have introduced a bill that would fine parents and residents for challenging more than five books or instructional materials in a school year. House Bill… Read More

January 25, 2024
Public Education
Oklahoma Schools superintendent appoints ‘Libs of TikTok’ creator to media committee

(The Center Square) – Oklahoma Superintendent Ryan Walters announced Tuesday that he had appointed the creator of a social media account known for its outspoken criticism of sexualized materials in school… Read More

January 24, 2024
Public Education
Is swearing in on age-restricted books taking liberal school board members by storm?

Two of the newly sworn members of the Fairfax County School Board (FCSB) were sworn in on Dec. 13 using books that have been age-restricted in the county’s public school… Read More

December 15, 2023
Public Education
Pennsylvania school board president replaces Bible with contested LGBT books for swearing-in

A school board president in Pennsylvania rejected the tradition of being sworn into office on a Bible, placing her hand instead on challenged LGBT-themed young adult books. Karen Smith, a… Read More

December 12, 2023
Courts
19 attorneys general oppose parental rights opt-out option from LGBT books for 2nd graders

(The Center Square) – A coalition of 19 attorneys general filed an amicus brief in support of a local Maryland board of education’s policy that does not allow parents to… Read More

November 2, 2023
Culture
Scholastic reneges on pledge to separate inappropriate content after woke mob attacks 

Children’s book publisher Scholastic backtracked on a recent policy decision to separate age-inappropriate sexual and race-related materials at bookfairs after protests from LGBT and CRT-minded lobbyists. The abandoned policy separated… Read More

October 31, 2023
Culture
Idaho library director stands by decision to keep objectionable books on shelf

The director of a library in Idaho is standing by her decision to keep “sexually explicit” books on the shelves, according to a report. Details of Garden Valley District Library… Read More

September 21, 2023
Public Education
‘A fun sugary treat.’ Wisconsin school district defends offering sex guides to kids 

A Wisconsin school district is defending its decision to offer students sex guides, claiming staff used “selection and deselection guidelines” to evaluate the books. Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) libraries… Read More

September 8, 2023
Legislation
New education-related laws now in effect, one blocked in court

(The Center Square) – Three new education-related laws are now in effect. They require public higher education institutions to allow athletes to compete only according to their biological sex, to… Read More

September 5, 2023
Opinion
4 ways parents can keep their children safe from the woke drift of modern children’s literature

Children’s books are one of the most powerful tools parents have to help teach their kids how to be humans. From picture books being read at bedtime, to novels being… Read More

September 1, 2023
Public Education
Clever DeSantis law sees new book removals over graphic, sexual language

A clever rule in a new Florida law forced a school district to finally remove books that contain graphic sexual language. The removal comes one year after the removal requests were… Read More

September 1, 2023
Public Education
Texas man kicked out of school board meeting for reading from explicit book he opposed in schools

Law enforcement officers removed a man from a Texas school board meeting after he read from a book critics call pornographic, available in the district’s libraries. Mike Cee was removed… Read More

August 25, 2023
Public Education
Parents sue Tennessee school board for keeping explicit books in school libraries despite new law

Parents are suing a Tennessee school board, claiming it violated the Age-Appropriate Materials Act of 2022. The lawsuit, filed by state Rep. Gino Bulso, R-Brentwood, on the parents’ behalf, alleges… Read More

August 25, 2023