Fighting for the First Amendment: Some Thoughts On Religiously Based Censorship

Conservative religious groups have long sought to control what people may see, read and experience. While many Americans may believe we've thrown off the yoke of religiously based censorship, experience says otherwise: Attacks on public libraries and school libraries continue apace across the country, and they're often led by religious groups. This session will put these attacks in historical context, explore current trends and offer some thoughts on how to respond to the new wave of censorship.

Rob Boston

Rob Boston is Senior Adviser at Americans United for Separation of Church and State and Editor of "Church & State," AU’s monthly membership magazine. Rob, who has worked at Americans United since 1987, is the author of four books. He has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel.