Advocacy

15 Dec
ABFE

Free Expression Friday: The Nonbinarian Book Bike

K. Kerimian founded the Nonbinarian Book Bike last year with a simple mission: give people queer books. In the time since, they raised money for the bike, created an inventory, and started doing exactly what they set out to do. Here is Kay on the genesis of the book bike and its mission.

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13 Dec
ABFE

This Week in Book Challenges

Here is an update on the latest book challenges for the week of December 13, 2023.

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08 Dec
ABFE

Free Expression Friday: Christina Gagnier, Our Schools USA

ABFE spoke to Christina Gagnier, co-founder with Kristi Hirst of Our Schools USA, about the organization’s mission, methods, and growth.
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06 Dec
ABFE

This Week in Book Challenges

Here is an update on the latest book challenges for the week of December 6, 2023.

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06 Dec
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The Deadline For 2024 Health Coverage Is Almost Here!

The American Booksellers Association’s health coverage partner, LIG Solutions, shares Open Enrollment reminders.

 

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29 Nov
ABFE

This Week in Book Challenges

Here is an update on the latest book challenges for the week of November 29, 2023.

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21 Nov
ABFE

This Week in Book Challenges

Here is an update on the latest book challenges for the week of November 21, 2023.

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21 Nov
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Open Enrollment and Health and Wellness Resources for Booksellers

The American Booksellers Association’s health coverage partner LIG Solutions shares resources that are meant to help expand your knowledge of health and wellness, as well as Open Enrollment reminders.

 

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17 Nov
ABFE

Free Expression Friday: Villanova Students Perform Banned Books

Students in Villanova Communications Professor Heidi Rose’s Performance of Literature class gathered to bring banned books to life.
 
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15 Nov
ABFE

Coalition Files Appellate Brief to Uphold Grant of Preliminary Injunction Barring Implementation of Texas Censorship Law

On November 13, 2023, a broad coalition including Texas bookstores, national booksellers, authors and publishers filed an appellate brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, requesting that it affirm the preliminary injunction of the “Reader Act” (formerly HB 900) granted by Judge Alan D. Albright of the US District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division. 
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15 Nov
ABFE

This Week in Book Challenges

Here is an update on the latest book challenges for the week of November 15, 2023.

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08 Nov
ABFE

This Week in Book Challenges

Here is an update on the latest book challenges for the week of November 8, 2023.

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01 Nov
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Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Has Begun!

With Open Enrollment right around the corner, now is the time for booksellers to evaluate their current coverage or sign up for new coverage.

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25 Oct
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LIG Offers Health Coverage Webinar Series

The American Booksellers Association’s health coverage partner LIG Solutions introduces the LIG Health Coverage Webinar Series.

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16 Aug

ABA CEO Allison Hill's Letter to the FTC

In a letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan, ABA CEO Allison Hill cautioned the FTC that Amazon's desire for an eleventh hour meeting is likely to swing a deal to avoid real punishment for its anticompetitive behavior. 
 

 

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