Tag: Governor Ron DeSantis

Banning Books to be Banned in Illinois

JUDD LEGUM – Across the country, right-wing activists are seeking to ban thousands of books from schools and other public libraries. Those promoting the bans often claim they are acting to protect children from pornography. But the bans frequently target books “by and about people of color and LGBTQ  individuals.” Many of the books deemed pornography by activities are actually highly acclaimed novels. Now, one state is fighting back.