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Texas Banned More Books than Any Other State

Of the 1,648 books that were banned, 41% had LGBTQ themes or characters.


“The work of groups organizing and advocating to ban books in schools is especially harmful to students from historically marginalized backgrounds, who are forced to experience stories that validate their lives vanishing from classrooms and library shelves,” Friedman said.

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