[Marxism] Dade to consider ban of children's book
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Tue Apr 18 21:23:47 MDT 2006
Cuba book ban fails; appeals process to continue
By MATTHEW I. PINZUR
mpinzur at MiamiHerald.com
The Miami-Dade School Board today rejected a move to immediately remove a controversial children's book on Cuba from all school libraries, clearing the way for an appeals process to continue.
The bill failed in a 6-3 vote, with sponsor Frank Bolaños and board members Perla Tabares Hantman and Marta Pérez supporting an immediate ban of Vamos A Cuba (subtitled A Visit to Cuba).
District lawyers said the bill would likely have violated a landmark Supreme Court decision and possibly state law, and the American Civil Liberties Union indicated its readiness to file a lawsuit had the bill passed. ...
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