Banned Book of the Week: “Houses and Homes”
Florida is on pace to be #1 in the nation for banned books in schools, the result of new, anti-freedom laws enacted by Gov. DeSantis. The new laws empower censorship by ideological extremists.
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Banned Book of the Week: “The Fault In Our Stars”
In Clay County, 55 more books are now banned in all schools based on proposed and existing laws supported by Gov. DeSantis. Free speech experts say FL is on pace to be #1 in the country for book bans.
The Latest on Abortion Access in Florida
To be clear, abortion is still legal up to 15 weeks in Florida. The six-week abortion ban, passed by the state Legislature and signed by Ron DeSantis in April, has not gone into effect yet, so if you or someone you know has an appointment, keep it.
Statement of Progress Florida Reproductive Freedom Program Director Amy Weintraub, on Gov. Ron DeSantis signing a near-total abortion ban
“Floridians from across the political spectrum, and all walks of life, have expressed in every way possible fierce opposition to having the right to control our own bodies taken away. But Gov. DeSantis and his allies have ignored public opinion and insist on inserting themselves into the exam room and the personal decisions a pregnant person should have the freedom to make themselves.
Book Ban of the Week: “Anne Frank’s Diary”
After getting this book removed from a Florida high school, the pro-Desantis group Moms for Liberty has targeted 250 more books in Indian River County schools to be banned.
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Book Ban of The Week: “The Storyteller”
New laws pushed for and signed by Gov. DeSantis have us on track to be #1 in the nation for number of books banned in public schools.
Marching For Our Lives
The March For Our Lives movement turns five this week. Born out of the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, March For Our Lives is a courageous youth-led movement dedicated to ending the epidemic of gun violence.