Largest US publisher, bestselling authors sue over Iowa law banning books with sex acts

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
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Iowa's largest teachers union, the largest publisher in America and four bestselling authors are suing the state over its new education law that bans books that depict sex acts from schools. The Iowa State Education Association, Penguin Random House and four authors — Laurie Halse Anderson; John Green; Malinda Lo; and Jodi Picoult — filed the lawsuit Thursday in federal court in the Southern District of Iowa. They're seeking to block the law's ban on all books in K-12 schools that contain depictions or descriptions of sex acts and to...

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