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Increasing Number of Americans Support Banning Books

July 24, 2015
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An early 2015 poll of more than 2,000 Americans has revealed a disturbing trend: Since 2011, the percentage of Americans who believe that there are books that should be banned has increased from 18% to 28%. Perhaps even more disturbing, only 48% of Americans stated that books should never be banned. The poll, which was…

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Because of Arizona Ban, Ethnic Studies Programs Expand Around Country

July 23, 2015
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Arizona legislators have long waged a battle against ethnic studies, culminating in a ban of Tucson’s acclaimed Mexican American Studies program. But in spite of — and really, because of — the ban, ethnic studies programs have expanded across the nation. Arizona Revised Statute § 15-112 is a law passed in 2010 by the Arizona…

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Fresh from SDCC: New Premiums and CBLDF Exclusives Now Available!

July 17, 2015
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Fresh from SDCC: New Premiums and CBLDF Exclusives Now Available!

We’re back in the office after Comic-Con, and we’re delighted to have some new donation premiums for our followers, including our exclusives from SDCC and new signed graphic novels! CBLDF Coat of Arms T-Shirt, Designed by Brian Wood! Featuring both the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Official Coat of Arms designed by Brian Wood (DMZ,…

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SDCC 2015: CBLDF in the News

July 17, 2015
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Comic-Con International has wrapped up for another year, and CBLDF was proud to be part of the action, with educational panels and much more in support of our work defending comics from censorship. Let’s take a look at reporting about CBLDF during Comic-Con… • Notes From SDCC: How CBLDF Fights Censorship for You Tom Blunt…

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Ninth Circuit Court Finds Constitutional Problems with AZ Law that Censored Mexican American Studies Program

July 17, 2015
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Ninth Circuit Court Finds Constitutional Problems with AZ Law that Censored Mexican American Studies Program

The students and teachers of Tucson’s now defunct Mexican American Studies program have been fighting against the Arizona state law that led to the dissolution of the program. Recently, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion that hopefully puts them one step closer to striking it down. Arce v. Douglas (formerly Arce v.…

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ONE DAY LEFT for the Humble Gamer Comics Bundle from Dark Horse Comics, Benefitting CBLDF!

July 14, 2015
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ONE DAY LEFT for the Humble Gamer Comics Bundle from Dark Horse Comics, Benefitting CBLDF!

Humble Bundle and award-winning comic book publisher Dark Horse Comics are offering fans a comic and art book bundle featuring some of today’s hottest video game licenses, but you better act fast — the bundle wraps up at 11:00 PDT tomorrow! The bundle benefits CBLDF! Humble is known for curating video game bundles with some…

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SDCC 2015: Sunday Events with CBLDF

July 12, 2015
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We’ve made it to the last day of Comic-Con! You’ll find us at booth 1918 with exclusive premiums, informative panels, our amazing premiums, and more, all to benefit our important work defending the right to read comics! Let’s take a look at what you can expect from CBLDF today… CBLDF: You Can’t Draw That! Live…

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SDCC 2015: Saturday Events with CBLDF

July 11, 2015
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Day three! You’ll find us at Comic-Con in booth 1918 with exclusive premiums, informative panels, our amazing Live Art Auction, and more, all to benefit our important work defending the right to read comics! Let’s take a look at what you can expect from CBLDF today… CBLDF: Comics in the Classroom: Real-World Ideas for Engaging…

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SDCC 2015: Friday Events with CBLDF

July 10, 2015
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Day two of Comic-Con 2015! You’ll find us at booth 1918 with exclusive premiums, informative panels, and more, all to benefit our important work defending the right to read comics! Let’s take a look at what you can expect from CBLDF today… PANELS CBLDF: Banned Comics July 10, 2015 • 12:00pm – 1:00pm Room 30CDE…

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SDCC 2015: Thursday Events with CBLDF

July 9, 2015
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Comic-Con is here! We’ll be joining thousands of comics fans from around the world, and you’ll find us at booth 1918 with exclusive premiums, informative panels, and the best party at Comic-Con, all to benefit our important work defending the right to read comics! Let’s take a look at what you can expect from CBLDF…

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