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Laws restricting book bans are on the rise

Laws restricting book bans are on the rise

(Photo courtesy of DIANEREHM). “Protestor holding ‘Stop Banning Books’ sign.” Lydia Robert Connector Staff Bans against book bans had begun with Illinois and California passing laws restricting the banning of books. On Monday, June 12, Governor Pritzker of Illinois signed a bill that made Illinois the first state to ban book bans and protect the

Book bans limits representation in classrooms

(Photo courtesy of Zinn Education Project) “Banned Books of 2022 with banned book covers across multiple areas in the United States.” Savannah Baker Connector Contributor Parents’ determination to gain the right to control their children’s education has led to the passing of the Parents Bill of Rights Act in the U.S. House Representatives. This new

Censorship in education gone too far

(Photo Courtesy of Vox) “Banned books are one of the main ways in which education is censored.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Censorship in education has gone too far in this country. This country has seen more than a couple of states ban the teaching of certain topics in schools such as critical race theory, racism,