The United States is experiencing “the broadest attack on First Amendment rights in schools and universities this country has seen in generations,” Nadine Farid Johnson, PEN America’s managing director of Washington and Free Expression programs, testified. PEN America is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect free expression in the U.S. and around the globe. Today, we are in the midst of the broadest attack on First Amendment rights in schools and universities this country has seen in generations. At every turn, these censorious efforts have ultimately failed and the rights protected by the First Amendment have been preserved. And she said: “Banned books and burning books are the same.
Source: ABC News March 28, 2023 20:16 UTC