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Political and Legislative

Representative Ayanna Pressley Introduces Legislation to Fight Book Bans

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) has introduced a bill to address the rise in book bans in public schools and libraries.  

Flanked by advocates at the Library of Congress on Thursday, Pressley explained the importance of the Books Save Lives Act. In addition to requiring public and school libraries to maintain a diverse assortment of books, the bill would also classify discriminatory book bans as violations of federal civil rights laws. 

Read more at The Hill

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