The Groups Behind the Bans

Learn about the political groups behind book bans and discover some ideas to manage the impact of this new front in America's political and cultural wars.

Book bans are happening at an unprecedented rate across the country. It's clear that something has changed.

Dr. Magnusson’s research begins near the start of the 2021-22 school year. Dr. Magnusson's spreadsheet of book bans and challenges has been available online since October 2021 to aid library organizations, library staff, education stakeholders, and concerned parents. Her findings have helped numerous school libraries and public libraries. This national Book Censorship Database includes lists of groups formed to push book bans and challenges as well as organizations and groups formed to push back against these political actions.

Learn about these political groups behind the bans and discover some ideas to manage the impact of this new front in America's political and cultural wars.

Tasslyn Magnusson

Tasslyn Magnusson is an independent researcher, writer, and poet.