Prisoners Literature Project

Ohio latest state to ban B2P books!

May 2019  |  Published in Announcements, Latest News

More issues with U.S. states banning book donations to prisoners – this time in Ohio:

OHIO BECOMES LATEST STATE TO ATTEMPT TO STOP BOOK DONATIONS TO INCARCERATED: https://bookriot.com/2019/05/09/ohio-prison-book-ban/

” Last month, we reported on Washington’s Department of Justice’s new policy that banned used book donations from nonprofits from entering into the prison system. This month, it’s been uncovered that officials in Ohio have been working toward banning books donated to prisoners with their own policy changes.”


Please read & contact officials to tell them this is a terrible idea!

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Ohio latest state to ban B2P books!
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More issues with U.S. states banning book donations to prisoners – this time in Ohio.


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