First Amendment Rodeo 2/21-3/7, 2011

Censorship, Intellectual Freedom Issues, Uncategorized

A biweekly round-up of intellectual freedom news around the nation


Parents want Horry County School Board to ban “Push”
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Parents Fume Over Book

Despite requests, libraries rarely pull materials

Groups believe textbooks have pro-Islam slant

A Censorship Issue — from Publisher’s Weekly Shelf Talker


Freedom of Speech

White power meeting put off

Black Americana on display at Blount library creating dialogue
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Blount County Library exhibit of Black Americana offends some patrons

Teen’s six-month ban from local libraries for proselytizing ends today

In fight for workers, free speech is at stake

The Scopes Strategy: Creationists Try New Tactics to Promote Anti Evolutionary Teaching in Public Schools

Sites Like Twitter Absent From Free Speech Pact