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Illinois sets precedent in becoming the first state to ban book bans – PLus More ATG News and Announcements for 5/30/23

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According Good eReader “In a landmark move, the Illinois Senate has passed House Bill 2789, a bill that aims to protect the freedom to read by withholding state funding from libraries that remove books from circulation. …
“The legislation, dubbed the “Right to Read” law, requires libraries to adopt the American Library Association Library Bill of Rights or establish a written statement prohibiting banning books or other materials. …”


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