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Knights of Columbus volunteers send stur...

The prayer books, blessed by Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese for military service, will be distributed to active-duty military personnel serving the United States around the world. Volunteers and select Knights of Columbus servicemen delivered the first of 100,000 copies of a new edition of a prayer book for military personnel to the Edwin […]

Sally Rooney’s Israeli publisher continu

Irish writer Sally Rooney’s Israeli publisher said on Sunday he would not stop selling his titles even after two major bookstore chains took them off their shelves in protest at his criticism of Israel. The 30-year-old author of three novels said last month she could not partner with a Hebrew publisher who “does not publicly […]

Passaic Election Superintendent seeks co...

Passaic County Election Superintendent Shona Mack-Pollock on Tuesday locked hundreds of electronic ballot books inside the voting machines; now she is asking for a court order to get them out again. The poll books, which are new technology for the state as of this election, are intended to be secured and carried in designated carrying […]

Texas lawmaker investigates books in sch...

A Texas lawmaker has launched an investigation into the books Texas school districts have on their shelves. The 16-page list of 850 book titles was sent to the Texas Education Agency along with Texas Schools. In a letter, State Representative Matt Krause asked districts if these books were on their shelves. Krause’s letter states that […]

Louise Erdrich’s “The Sentence” consider

Who among us hasn’t, in some sense, stolen a corpse and accidentally smuggled crack cocaine across state lines? This is a question you will ponder as you read Louise Erdrich’s “The Sentence”, a haunting novel that begins with a crime that would seem to defy “relativity” but becomes a practical metaphor for the moral crimes […]

Amarillo Area Schools Must Report Race a...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR / KCIT) – Some schools in the Amarillo area were among those asked to browse their shelves for books on women, people of color, LGBTQ + people and health by a Texas lawmaker and report by November 12. However, with both the motives surrounding the survey and the consequences of not responding […]

The FIA ​​brings together five officials

LAHOR: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested five men – including officials from the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) – and registered two separate cases against two oil marketing companies (OMC) – Fossil Energy Pvt Ltd and Askar Oil Services Pvt Ltd – for their involvement in the June 2020 fuel crisis. The agency […]

Letter: HB 1775 similar to burning histo...

House Bill 1775 is a disguised book-burner law, and makes it legal to fire teachers and librarians who break the law by exposing the painful reality of Oklahoma’s racist past. If HB 1775 remains legal, it allows many to assume, unless they read or learn differently, that we fateful whites have done nothing wrong. Truly? […]

Texas lawmaker investigates 850 race and...

A Texas Republican lawmaker has launched an investigation to identify books in libraries and public school classrooms on topics of race or gender that could “make students uncomfortable.” State Representative Matt Krause, a Republican who chairs the Texas House Committee on General Investigating, sent a letter Monday informing the Texas Education Agency of the investigation […]