Posts Tagged ‘ year in review ’

CBLDF Takes Legal Action to Protect the Freedom to Read in 2015

December 31, 2015
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CBLDF Takes Legal Action to Protect the Freedom to Read in 2015

Among the many tools in our kit is legal action. For individuals, much of our work is behind the scenes and intended to prevent cases from even reaching courts. To defend the First Amendment rights of the wider comics community, we frequently join legal opposition to legislation that would curb free expression, and in previous…

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CBLDF’s Top 15 Stories of 2015

December 30, 2015
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CBLDF’s Top 15 Stories of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, we’re taking a look back at our 15 most-read stories of the past year. In many cases we’ve also included links to follow-ups or other related stories. College Student Wants Graphic Novels Banned from Graphic Novel Course In June, CBLDF rose to the defense of comics at Crafton Hills…

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CBLDF Joins Coalition Efforts to Defend Books in 2015

December 29, 2015
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CBLDF Joins Coalition Efforts to Defend Books in 2015

Whether we were defending graphic novels or children’s books, defending books in elementary schools or colleges, 2015 proved to be a challenging year for free speech. CBLDF frequently joined coalitions to tackle book challenges and much more in 2015! Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (Waterloo, Iowa) In March, curriculum director…

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