Virginia moved forward with legislation that will allow parents to block their children from reading books in school that contain sexually explicit material—making it the first state in the nation to do so.

The new law would require K-12 teachers to notify parents when “sexually explicit content” was being presented and would give them the right to “opt out” their children. Opponents of the book “blockade” call it a slippery slope toward book banning.

Read more at The Washington Post


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