Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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The unauthorized removal of copies of the Chicago Reader from the Cook Memorial Library in suburban Libertyville because of an "obscene" word in the paper's headline sparks a debate between First Amendment rights and "community standards." Read the article from the Pioneer Press.

 
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