Sunday, May 14, 2023

Latest on Florida book ban | GMA

  • Romance novelist Nora Roberts had eight books banned from school libraries in a Florida county.
  • The ban was initiated by a local moms group called Moms for Liberty, which claims to protect children from pornography in schools.
  • The American Library Association reported a significant increase in book censorship, with 2,571 titles challenged in 2022, a rise of over 1,100% in two years.
  • Florida and Texas have been the states with the most significant book bans, with Governor Ron DeSantis leading the trend in Florida.
  • Critics argue that students should have access to diverse books that cater to their needs and interests.

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