In recent weeks, a Spider-Man comic book and Nintendo Power magazine have been challenged in school libraries in Cleveland, Ohio, and in Millard, Nebraska, respectively. Parents have asked whether a scantily-clad cartoon woman (in one case) or violence in a video game magazine (in the other case) constitute appropriate reading materials for students in school. […]
Archives for March 2009
A victory for free expression! Last week, three Pennsylvania high school students and their families brought suit against a Wyoming County prosecutor over allegations of First Amendment violations. Yesterday, a U.S. District judge sided with the teens, and issued a temporary restraining order against the prosecutor. The judge held that the prosecutor’s proposed action violated […]
The National Coalition Against Censorship asks you to support Governor Huntsman’s veto of House Bill 353. We agree with the Governor that H. B. 353 poses both constitutional and practical problems.
The Naperville, IL, School District has cancelled a visit by Bill Ayers at Naperville North High School after the visit scheduled for April 8th sparked heated controversy in the community. Ayers is a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Education. His radical activism and involvement in the 1960s group, the Weathermen, […]
this is a work that I really think that other people who are in the same sort of a mind frame would think that was pretty food for thought and all that kind of stuff like that!