sexually explicit
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
Bookstores, national bookseller associations file lawsuit against Texas law rating explicit books 

Several bookstores and national bookseller associations filed a lawsuit Tuesday over a new law intended to keep sexually explicit books from Texas schools. Bookstores Blue Willow Bookshop in West Houston… Read More

August 2, 2023
New national association launched to compete with American Library Association

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A new national organization that seeks to serve as an alternative to the American Library Association (ALA) launched Monday, according to a press release obtained… Read More

July 25, 2023
Public library moves sexually explicit book to adult section after community backlash

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A New Jersey public library moved a pornographic book out of its young adult section following community backlash, according to Cedar Grove Public Library… Read More

July 18, 2023
Texas county votes to restrict sexually explicit content for children within local libraries

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Commissioners of a Texas county voted Tuesday to restrict children’s access to sexually explicit content within several local libraries after community pushback, according to the… Read More

July 13, 2023
Public Education
‘I was shocked’: Minnesota mother exposes ‘highly sexually graphic’ books in school district

Minnesota mother Natalie Sonnek knew parents were complaining about sexually explicit books, but never thought she’d find them in her own child’s school library. She was wrong. LaDawn Severin, another… Read More

June 29, 2023
‘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
Public Education
Biden admin says school district can’t remove sexually explicit books because it violates students’ civil rights

(The Daily Signal) – The federal Department of Education concluded an investigation into a Georgia school district Friday, arguing that the removal of several books containing pornographic material… Read More

May 23, 2023
Public Education
Kansas school district contemplates removing Bible after student activist makes sardonic, retaliatory complaint

A school district in Kansas will review the Bible for indecency and possible removal from school shelves after a student’s formal request, made in retaliation for other books being flagged and… Read More

May 11, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Gender Queer tops list of most challenged books for second year in a row

(The Center Square) – The graphic novel Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe was the most challenged book of 2022, according to an annual list of the most controversial books as… Read More

April 25, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Virginia school district upholds parental rights on sex book after challenge by ACLU

A school district superintendent is standing firm after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sent him a warning letter when the district removed 14 books containing… Read More

April 21, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Parents threaten to recall Oregon school board after sex games lessons

Oregon parents say they’re ready to recall the school board after allegations of sexually explicit lessons were left unaddressed. The trouble started when parents discovered an assignment that… Read More

March 31, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Parental Rights in Education bill becomes law after Democratic governor declines to veto

(Daily Caller) – Democratic Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear let a bill that allows parents to challenge sexually explicit school materials become law without his signature on Tuesday. Read More

March 29, 2023
GOP Representative grills witness on whether banning pornographic magazines for first graders is ‘censorship’

(Daily Caller) – Republican Rep. Harriet Hageman of Wyoming grilled a witness during a Thursday hearing, asking if she believed preventing teachers from showing first graders pornographic magazines was “censorship.”… 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, Public Education
Kentucky bill allowing parents to challenge ‘obscene’ classroom material heads to governor’s desk

(Daily Caller) – The Kentucky House passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow parents to challenge sexually explicit materials in the classroom. In an 80-18 vote,… Read More

March 17, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Finger pointing erupts between education bureaucrats over school’s sexual fantasy writing assignment

Image via Facebook. A high school teacher in Oregon outraged parents after giving students an assignment to write about their sexual fantasies. But thus far,… Read More

March 16, 2023
Culture, Public Education
DeSantis targets media hypocrisy over its ‘book ban’ allegations

Disputing the media’s claims that he wants to “ban” books, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gave a video presentation of specific examples of the books being removed from schools. Then,… Read More

March 9, 2023
Librarians, ACLU sue to keep ‘sexually explicit’ books in Missouri schools

(Daily Caller) – Missouri librarians are challenging a state law which bars sexually explicit books from being in the classroom, according to a lawsuit. Under Missouri law,… Read More

February 27, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Florida school board removes sexually explicit books from school libraries

A Florida school district voted to remove three sexually themed books from its school libraries, in accordance with Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law. The controversy centered around… Read More

February 24, 2023