Biden WH Warns That Book Bans May Violate Federal Civil Laws
The Biden administration will unveil new LGBTQI+ protections today, including taking action against book bans, warning that they may violate federal civil laws if they create a hostile environment.
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Biden is taking action to protect Americans from the threat of growing book bans as part of a new set of protections for LGBTQI+ students and families.
In celebration of Pride Month, the Biden Harris administration is stepping up with a multipronged defense strategy against threats to the LGBTQI+ community, which they will announce today.
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The White House notes in a fact sheet sent to PoliticusUSA that federal threat monitoring shows these threats are “increasingly tied to hate groups and domestic violent extremists” and that “LGBTQI+ individuals – especially transgender women and girls of color – have experienced disproportionately high rates of violence and hate crimes for…
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