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Japanese Vandal Targets Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl

March 6, 2014
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Japanese Vandal Targets Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl

An insidious sort of censorship is taking place in Japan: Someone has vandalized hundreds of copies of Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl at public libraries throughout Tokyo. The vandalism began early last year, with a copy The Diary of a Young Girl, but it has since expanded to include other books about the…

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CBLDF Joins Coalition Defending The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian (Again)

February 12, 2014
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CBLDF Joins Coalition Defending The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian (Again)

It’s a miracle if a week goes by without a challenge to Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Unfortunately, the novel has been challenged once again, this time in Sweet Home, Oregon. CBLDF has joined the CBLDF-sponsored Kid’s Right to Read Project in defending the novel, whose fate will be decided…

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Absolutely True Diary Pulled From Classrooms at West Virginia Middle School

December 3, 2013
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Absolutely True Diary Pulled From Classrooms at West Virginia Middle School

Two weeks after the last challenge to Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian was positively resolved, the book has been removed from eighth grade classrooms at a middle school in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, after a parent complained about its “profanity and sexual content.” When the local newspaper initially reported the…

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CBLDF Defends The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian in Montana Victory

November 12, 2013
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CBLDF Defends The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian in Montana Victory

A Billings, Montana, parent’s crusade against Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian ended after a packed school board meeting last night, during which the school board elected to retain the novel in area classrooms. CBLDF joined the Kids Right to Read Project in sending a letter to the school board in…

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Removed From Queens Reading List

August 2, 2013
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Removed From Queens Reading List

Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which CBLDF has defended from challenges in the past, was apparently removed from a sixth-grade reading list in Queens, New York, earlier this week after complaints from parents. Unfortunately the few news sources that have reported on the case are biased and provide scant information,…

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Victory in Defense of Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl

May 13, 2013
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Victory in Defense of Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl

Two weeks ago, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund joined the Kids Right to Read Project and several other free speech organizations in signing a letter in defense of Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl. In a victory for free speech, the Michigan school district to which the letter was addressed has elected to…

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CBLDF Signs On To Protect Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl

May 3, 2013
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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund joins nine other free speech organizations who signed a letter to Northville School District in Michigan urging them to keep the definitive edition of Anne Frank’s A Diary of a Young Girl in middle school classrooms. The book is currently under challenge after a parent complained about anatomical descriptions in…

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Larry Marder’s CBLDF Liberty Cards Diary: CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards are ON SALE NOW!

September 14, 2011
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Larry Marder’s CBLDF Liberty Cards Diary: CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards are ON SALE NOW!

Help support free speech by picking up Cryptozoic Entertainment’s CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards, in stores NOW! Hi, Friends of Liberty! After a year of collaboration, preparation and production with Cryptozoic Entertainment, I finally had the finished product in my hands: factory sealed, unopened boxes of CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards. Like any project I’ve ever worked…

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Larry Marder’s CBLDF Liberty Cards Diary #12

June 23, 2011
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Larry Marder’s CBLDF Liberty Cards Diary #12

Hi, Friends of Liberty! Welcome to the 12 installment of our behind the scenes sneak peeks of CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards. Past posts have centered on depictions of fan-fave characters created by well known artists like Matt Wagner, Stan Sakai, James Kochalka, Jeff Smith, Erik Larsen, and Todd McFarlane. Today, I’m going to show you…

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Larry Marder’s CBLDF Liberty Cards Diary #11

June 21, 2011
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Larry Marder’s CBLDF Liberty Cards Diary #11

Hello Friends of Liberty! The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization is dedicated to protecting First Amendment rights of the comic book community. That means all of us: creators, publishers, distributors, retailers, librarians, and fans. It’s CBLDF’s mission to spring into action whenever and wherever we are needed to protect freedom of…

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