Support the Freedom to Read Act

Contact the Maryland House of Delegates Ways and Means Committee today to urge them to support the Freedom to Read Act (HB0785). 

What Does the Freedom to Read Act do?

  • Establishes principles for curating a responsible library collection
  • Protects community collections from deliberate theft
  • Protects libraries and library staff from being penalized for doing their work within the policies and procedures outlined by their organization
  • Affirms constitutional librarianship
  • Protects libraries as they continue to defend against unconstitutional censorship
  • Codifies Maryland’s values of access for all people

Read the full bill here