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When a Utah school district decided 52 award-winning books they hadn't even read "lacked literary merit," @jonfreadom and @PENamerica sounded the alarm... and authors, activists, parents--and students--rose up in protest.

Banning books in America is never a good idea.

When I interviewed him in Feb., @jonfreadom told me it's not even a good idea to ban The Bible just because of all it teaches kids about slavery, adultery, homosexuality, incest, murder & bestiality… #Freadom
"Books haven’t really gone on trial for #obscenity since landmark 20th-century cases determined that... James Joyce’s Ulysses, and... Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer, could not be banned."

@jonfreadom talks to @dankois about the new GOP war on #FReadom:…
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Do you remember #Janabi? Abir Al Janabi. A 14-year-old #Iraqi girl. In 2006, Janabi's father stopped sending Janabi to school in fear of the #US Army's focus on his daughter. The Army who was establihing "#democracy" and "#human rights" in Iraq. 1/32
Janabi used to stay at home, spending her days of adolescence playing with her younger siblings.
The U.S. military's security checkpoint was located just 200 meters from Janabi's house. One day, a #USsoldier notices Janabi. And Janabi and her family were doomed right then. 2/32
For a few days at first, the #soldiers repeatedly came to Janabi's house in the name of search and made ugly gestures towards her. One day the four #armies decided that today they would be the day to enjoy Jamabai and kill some #Muslims. 3/32
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