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On October 25th, 2021, Texas State Representative Matt Krause, in his capacity as Chairman of the Committee on General Investigating, circulated a letter addressed to the Texas Education Agency and school-district superintendents. The letter requested that superintendents identify and investigate a list of 800 books possibly held in their districts’ libraries that might contain topics ranging from human sexuality to HIV/AIDS to any material that “might make students feel discomfort, guilt, anguish . . . or psychological distress because of their race or sex . . . .”

This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on September 27, 2022. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.