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Free Expression and LGBT Rights Groups Oppose LGBTQ Display Ban in Southern Utah

By |2018-08-16T15:57:54-04:00August 16th, 2018|Press Releases|

NCAC is calling on public libraries of Washington County, Utah to reconsider a ban on LGBTQ displays. Joined by the National Council of Teachers of English and Lambda Legal, the letter warns that the ban poses a serious threat to equal rights and freedom of expression and sets a dangerous precedent by perpetuating a culture of prejudice and intolerance. “A [...]

HB 353: Imposing ratings systems and the First Amendment

By |2019-03-13T15:12:43-04:00March 20th, 2009|Blog|

HB 353 has been passed in the Utah state senate, and now sits on Governor Jon Huntsman’s desk.  This bill would hold retailers responsible for selling minors material labeled for mature audiences.  Sellers of books, movies, video games, and music could be penalized up to $2000 for “violating” age guidelines created voluntarily for informational purposes only. This bill takes a [...]