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Join CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con! Booth# 908

September 13, 2019
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Join CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con! Booth# 908

Join CBLDF this weekend at a hometown show, Rose City Comic Con, Friday – Sunday. If you’re in the Portland area, make sure you drop by Rose City Comic Con this weekend and stock up on rewards for your collection. CBLDF is going to be at this close to home show all weekend, Friday the…

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CBLDF Welcomes Bob Schreck As Deputy Director

September 12, 2019
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CBLDF Welcomes Bob Schreck As Deputy Director

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the industry’s leading voice for free speech advocacy and education, is proud to welcome groundbreaking editor and publisher Bob Schreck as the organization’s Deputy Director. Schreck will oversee the organization’s fundraising and marketing activities, including membership, conventions and events. “I have been a proud and devoted supporter of CBLDF for many years,” Schreck says.…

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Retailer Spotlight: Bridge City Comics in Portland Oregon!

August 2, 2019
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Retailer Spotlight: Bridge City Comics in Portland Oregon!

Whether you’re looking to buy new comics, trade-in your used graphic novels, or join a killer book club, Bridge City in Portland has something for every type of fan. Located conveniently on Mississippi Ave, it’s the perfect place to drop in on a nice day of walking through the city perusing shops. Well lit with wide aisles…

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Check out CBLDF at Portland City Hall for Comic Book Month Opening

April 3, 2019
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Check out CBLDF at Portland City Hall for Comic Book Month Opening

  Portland’s City Hall is going to be transformed for one night into a free, mini comics convention! Featuring more than 20 vendors, including CBLDF, local vendors, creators, publishers, and others that exemplify the strong comics community in Portland. This is how the city is planning on kicking off the official 10th Anniversary of Comics…

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Retailer Spotlight: Cosmic Monkey Comics

March 15, 2019
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Retailer Spotlight: Cosmic Monkey Comics

Across town in Portland, Oregon from Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, on a busy street sits Cosmic Monkey Comics. The outside windows are painted in bright colors featuring neat caricatures of a monkey (obviously), an alien, a robot, and a dinosaur – all beneath exaltations of their wares promising comics, manga and more.    …

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Support CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con!

September 7, 2018
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Support CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con!

RCCC 2018: FIND CBLDF AT BOOTH #507! You can support CBLDF this weekend at Rose City Comic Con! Come visit us at booth #507 September 7-9 to make a difference in our important work. You can grab some of our free publications, become a CBLDF member, find yourself a great signed graphic novel or snazzy enamel pin, and so…

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2 Oregon School Districts Leave Reading Competition Over Trans Character

May 2, 2018
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2 Oregon School Districts Leave Reading Competition Over Trans Character

Two Oregon School districts have determined that they will not allow 3rd – 5th graders to participate in Oregon’s Battle of the Books this year, due to the inclusion of Alex Gino’s frequently contested book about a trans child, George. Oregon’s Battle of the Books is an entirely elective program designed to encourage children’s literacy,…

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CBLDF Wins Intellectual Freedom Champion Award — With Audio!

April 26, 2018
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CBLDF Wins Intellectual Freedom Champion Award — With Audio!

“In the intellectual freedom community, our job is to change the world one mind at a time.” – Charles Brownstein of CBLDF At the 2018 Oregon Library Association annual conference in Eugene, OR, on April 20, 2018, the Intellectual Freedom Champion Award  was presented to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. The award is granted…

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CBLDF Joins Coalition Urging Return of Eleanor & Park to Oregon School District

March 7, 2017
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CBLDF Joins Coalition Urging Return of Eleanor & Park to Oregon School District

CBLDF last week joined the Kids’ Right to Read Project to send a letter protesting the removal of Rainbow Rowell’s novel Eleanor & Park from the eighth grade curriculum in the Yamhill-Carlton School District in Oregon. The school board ignored its challenge policy when it voted to ban the book in January, but later backtracked…

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Oregon School Board Reconsiders Hasty Ban of Eleanor & Park

February 15, 2017
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Oregon School Board Reconsiders Hasty Ban of Eleanor & Park

After a hasty decision last month to pull Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park from an eighth grade classroom without following challenge procedures, the school board of Oregon’s Yamhill-Carlton School District has reconsidered and will allow the book to go through the review process as outlined in policy. Some parents concerned with mentions of sex and…

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