Arkansas Sued Over Law Criminalizing Access to Certain Books

Posted on AllSides June 2nd, 2023
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Nate Coulter is executive director of the Central Arkansas Library System, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Act 372, slated to take effect in August. A group of Arkansas public libraries, booksellers and readers are challenging a new state law that restricts what books can be made available to children. The group said in a lawsuit filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas that two sections of the state law known as Act 372 violate the Constitution’s First and 14th Amendments. Act...

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