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Investigation Concludes and With Minimal Fallout for Florida Teacher

March 4, 2019
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Investigation Concludes and With Minimal Fallout for Florida Teacher

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Florida teacher investigated by school officials for reading A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, should have gotten permission to read a non-approved book to the class, but overall did no harm. According to The Sentinel, the district released a report explaining, the teacher, Tyler Bond, “had a…

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John Oliver’s Bunny Book Triggers Teacher Investigation

February 19, 2019
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John Oliver’s Bunny Book Triggers Teacher Investigation

A teacher in Seminole County, Florida is under investigation for reading an age-appropriate book about two gay bunnies to his first-grade class. According to local news in the area, the investigation came in response to complaints from several parents about the teacher reading A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, which is not a…

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ACLU Defends Satire in Response to Coal CEO’s Suit Against John Oliver

August 3, 2017
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ACLU Defends Satire in Response to Coal CEO’s Suit Against John Oliver

The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia came to the defense of John Oliver and Mr. Nutterbutter the giant squirrel yesterday, filing an amicus brief in a lawsuit against the comedian from notoriously litigious coal baron Bob Murray over a segment that aired on Last Week Tonight in June. While the brief exploits the…

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