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December 29, 2023

Attorney General Bird Response to Court Ruling on Law to Prohibit Inappropriate Books in Schools

DES MOINES—Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird released the following statement in response to a federal court ruling on an Iowa law to prohibit inappropriate books in K-6 schools:

“I am deeply disappointed in the district court’s decision today. Sexually explicit books do not belong in our elementary-school libraries or classrooms. Not only is it common sense, it’s the law. As Attorney General, I will keep on fighting to protect families, enforce the law, and keep inappropriate books out of the hands of children in school.”

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For More Information:

Alyssa Brouillet | Communications Director

(515) 823-9112

alyssa.brouillet@ag.iowa.gov

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