“The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday asked a judge to block a South Carolina jail’s rules over what items inmates may receive while the group challenges a policy barring inmates from any reading materials other than the Bible.”
From the files of “Causes We Completely Agree With,” the ACLU is fighting to get books behind bars in South Carolina.
Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and was once given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. Formerly of The Rumpus and McSweeney’s and most recently the founding editor of BuzzFeed Books, Isaac is now the co-host of BuzzFeed News’ Twitter Morning Show, #AMtoDM. He also appears frequently on The Today Show to talk books, and is co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) (winner of an IACP award), and the author of a YA novel and picture book forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He uses Twitter.
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