Moms for Liberty

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

BY: - October 19, 2023

WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats on the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee split at a Thursday hearing about whether some books containing LGBTQ+ content should be removed from public school libraries. Democrats criticized the hearing as leaning into culture war topics to attack public education, and said that those tactics resulted in book bans. […]


Censorship of books puts West Virginia students at a disadvantage

BY: - October 5, 2023

It’s tempting to think of the so-called Kanawha Textbook Wars as a relic from the past, but this Banned Books Week, we should ask ourselves just how far we’ve come since 1974.  That year, pro-censorship forces descended on the Kanawha Valley to gin up outrage over multicultural textbooks in public schools. Buses were shot, the […]

Far-right group Moms for Liberty launches first WV chapter

BY: - August 28, 2023

Moms For Liberty, a conservative “parental rights” activist group, launched its first chapter in West Virginia. The group announced the news in a Facebook post Aug. 17. The chapter is in Kanawha County, where lawmakers gather for the Legislative session at the State Capitol.  Moms for Liberty is based in Florida, and the Kanawha chapter […]