Banned Books Week

By focusing on efforts to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. Typically (but not always) held during the last week of September,


When Las Vegas Review-Journal investigative reporter Jeff German was murdered in September 2022, he became the ninth U.S. journalist to be murdered in connection with their work in 30 years.

What are the most controversial books in Kansas?

A total of 26 attempts were made to restrict access to books in Kansas with 63 book titles challenged during those attempts, according to data from the OIF. Information provided to 27 News shows which books were included in those