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MassResistance and Kenosha Moms for Liberty Members File Dozens of Book Challenges

Book Bans Are Costing School Districts Tens of Thousands of Dollars

Nov. 1, 2023

Kenosha Unified School District has been besieged by dozens of book challenges since Caleb Laitinen and Blaise Mahoney announced the formation of Kenosha MassResistance at the August KUSD sc...


Kenosha's Mayoral Candidates Issue Statements About MassResistance

Book banning and extremism is wrong for Kenosha

Nov. 1, 2023

With an important mayoral race in Kenosha in 2024, we asked each of the candidates for a statement about Kenosha MassResistance. Their ...


The Silence of Kenosha Elected Officials on the Harmful Tactics of MassResistance

Extremism is bad for our community - do these Republicans support it?

Oct. 31, 2023

MassResistance is Harmful to Kenosha MassResistance is an anti-LGBT hate group that works to ban books. Caleb Laitinen , Karen Mahoney and Blaise Mahoney have started a chapter in Ke...


KUSD Outlines the Process It Will Follow on Book Challenges

KUSD also provides a process for parents anxious about book content to control the books their own child can access

Oct. 24, 2023

During a fall KUSD school board meeting, Superintendent Jeffrey Weiss outlined the process KUSD will follow regarding book challenges . KUSD has received multiple book challenges from a memb...


KUSD Provides a Process for Parents Concerned About Books

No one has the right to make that decision for other parents.

Oct. 19, 2023

Public libraries are protected by the Library Bill of Rights . The access to ideas and information is essential to a functioning democracy and it assures that everyone's values are r...


Books That Address Sensitive Topics Belong on KUSD Book Shelves

Children dealing with incest and sexual assault and those who want to better understand gender issues deserve to have access to books

Oct. 1, 2023

MassResistance and Moms for Liberty Call for Bans of Books Containing Sensitive Topics Like Sexual Assault and Incest At the KUSD school board meeting on Tuesday, September 28, 2023, members ...


Extremism is Bad for Kenosha

At least 11 schools received bomb threats and increased harassment after the Libs of TikTok began targeting them

Oct. 1, 2023

Some Kenosha conservatives have started a chapter of the anti-LGBT hate group MassResistance in Kenosha . They are targeting KUSD school staff, school board members, and private citizen...


LGBT Kids Belong in KUSD Schools and So Do Books With LGBT Content

Even content that makes some adults uncomfortable

Sept. 29, 2023

Several anti-LGBT extremist groups are working in Kenosha to ban books from KUSD schools. One of these is MassResistance, led by a California man identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center ...


MassResistance Doubles Down on False Police Claim Involving the Kenosha County Democratic Party and Forward Kenosha

Kenosha Det. Cory Brennan confirmed there is no complaint against the Kenosha County Democratic Party or Forward Kenosha

Sept. 26, 2023

MassResistance Continues to Falsely Connect the Kenosha County Democratic Party and Forward Kenosha With A Police Complaint They Claim to Have Filed On September 21st, the Twitter account o...


WI MassResistance Lies About Police Report

MassResistance's false police report claim, along with their baseless accusations, further confirm a lack of integrity in the group's actions and leadership.

Sept. 22, 2023

MassResistance Tweets Fake Police Report On Friday, September 21st at 4:01 pm, the WI MassResistance social media account tweeted out a photo of a Kenosha Police Department complaint with K...