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Nonprofit Protects First Amendment Rights Of Comic Book Readers And Creators
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund To Hold Panels At Comic-Con
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Credit: Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
Charles Brownstein, executive director, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
As the hometown of the biggest comic book based convention in the country, it may come as a surprise that comic books need a defense fund. But beyond the walls of Comic-Con, comics and graphic novels still face instances of censorship and discrimination.
The nonprofit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund provides legal aid, education and advocacy to protect First Amendment rights in the comics medium.
The organization will be holding a series of panels this week during Comic-Con exploring subjects like the history of activism in comic books and the state of censorship globally.
Charles Brownstein, executive director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, joins Midday Edition Wednesday with a preview.
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