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DeSantis's Book Banners Face a Tough New Foe: Angry Moms With Lawyers

May 17, 2023

In an opinion piece for The Washington Post, Paul Safier spoke about a new lawsuit filed by Florida parents in an effort to try to stop book bans in Escambia County school libraries. Ballard Spahr joined a PEN America-led coalition to challenge the book ban. The suit argues that the removals of certain books for ideological reasons is unconstitutional. Paul noted that "a vindication of the rights of the plaintiffs would go a long way legally toward halting the momentum that such efforts presently have."

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