U.S. House Republicans target ‘explicit’ books in school libraries

BY: - October 19, 2023

Democrats criticized the hearing as leaning into culture war topics to attack public education, and said that those tactics resulted in book bans. Republicans argued that books were not being banned because those that are removed at public schools can be bought elsewhere.

‘This is about censorship’: Lawmakers, experts debate the impact and consequences of book bans

BY: - October 5, 2023

“This is not about parental rights,” Friel said. “This is about censorship. It's about marginalizing people. It's about marginalizing communities. It's about marginalizing ideas. And I've said this many times, parents absolutely have the right to determine what is appropriate for their child. They just do not have the right to determine it for everyone else's.” 

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis brings his presidential pitch to Philadelphia

BY: - July 1, 2023

The Republican presidential candidate spoke at the Moms for Liberty summit on Friday morning.

As Moms for Liberty comes to Philly, tensions run high

BY: - June 27, 2023

The self-described parental rights organization is holding its annual conference in the Cradle of Liberty this weekend.

Pa. LGBTQ groups mobilize against Moms For Liberty gathering in Philly

BY: - June 2, 2023

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a 2024 GOP presidential candidate, is expected to address the group.


This year, local school board elections matter more than ever | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - May 9, 2023

Political agendas, not the well-being of pupils, are driving aspirants endeavoring to lead local school districts.

Parents, educators in Pa. and beyond organize against Moms for Liberty

BY: - April 15, 2023

'My goal is to ensure that people in the LGBTQIA and BIPOC communities feel safe, respected, and valued,' educator Ariel Franchak said

Teacher and students in a classroom.

‘Parental rights’ advocates don’t really trust parents | Kathie Obradovich

BY: - March 7, 2023

The only ones getting protection are the powerful interest groups that the politicians can trust to get them reelected.

Meet Moms for Liberty, the group leading LGBTQ book bans in Pa. schools

BY: - February 18, 2023

At least 27 Pa. counties in have active chapters of the group, which was founded in Florida in 2021.