Hearing: “Free Speech Under Attack (Part II): Curriculum Sabotage and Classroom Censorship”

Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (Committee on Oversight and Reform)

Thursday, May 19, 2022 (10:00 AM)

2154 RHOB
Washington, D.C.
The hearing will convene in room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building and over Zoom, which has been approved by the House.

Witnesses

Panel one

Ms. Elle Caldon
Student, Dallas County, Texas

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Mx. Claire Mengel
Student, Hamilton County, Ohio

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Ms. Krisha Ramani
Student, Oakland County, Michigan

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Panel two

Mr. Willie Carver
Teacher, Montgomery County High School, Kentucky

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Ms. Jennifer Cousins
Parent, Orlando, Florida

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Ms. Virginia Gentles
Director of the Education Freedom Center, Independent Women's Forum

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Ms. Suzanne Nossel
Chief Executive Officer, PEN America

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 05/19/2022 at 10:31 AM
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Mr. Timothy Snyder
Richard C. Levin Professor of History, Yale University

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Dr. James Whitfield
Former Principal, Colleyville Heritage High School

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Support Documents

  • Notice [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 04:20 PM
  • Memo [PDF] Added 05/16/2022 at 04:33 PM
  • UC - Donalds - Chart [PDF] Added 05/19/2022 at 05:00 PM
  • UC - Donalds - CNN Article [PDF] Added 05/19/2022 at 05:00 PM
  • Support Document - FFRF Testimony [PDF] Added 05/19/2022 at 05:00 PM
  • Support Document - Students Rights Coalition Statement [PDF] Added 05/20/2022 at 03:29 PM
  • Support Document - CFI Letter [PDF] Added 05/20/2022 at 03:29 PM
  • Support Document - Authors and Illustrators Condemn Book Banning [PDF] Added 05/20/2022 at 03:29 PM
  • Support Document - Aly Harbin Written Testimony [PDF] Added 05/23/2022 at 12:20 PM
  • Support Document - Luka Todorovic Testimony [PDF] Added 05/23/2022 at 03:15 PM
  • Support Document - NDRN Statement [PDF] Added 05/27/2022 at 12:13 PM
  • Article - The Buzz on FL Politics [PDF] Added 05/27/2022 at 12:13 PM
  • Support Document - Interfaith Alliance Letter [PDF] Added 05/27/2022 at 12:13 PM
  • Support Document - PFPS EC SPLC Letter [PDF] Added 05/27/2022 at 12:36 PM
  • Support Document - AU Testimony [PDF] Added 05/27/2022 at 12:36 PM
  • Support Document - NYT Article [PDF] Added 05/27/2022 at 01:09 PM

Hearing Record

  • Attendance [PDF] Added 05/19/2022 at 05:00 PM
  • Transcript [PDF] Added 07/25/2022 at 02:27 PM

First Published: May 12, 2022 at 04:16 PM
Last Updated: July 25, 2022 at 02:27 PM