Book banning fights used to be hyper-local affairs, argued and settled in county school board meetings. The current censorship wave seeks to impose ideological purity at the level of state government, and the self-appointed bookshelf cops have rich and powerful allies on their side. 

Today we’re talking about local and statewide censorship battles with school librarian Katherine Freligh and ACLU-SC Advocacy Director Josh Malkin. 

If you would like to join the Freedom to Read SC Coalition, visit Music on this episode is by Daft Hartley and A Spot on the Hill.