Tag Archives: Banned Books

Louisiana Lawmaker Says to Defund Libraries and ‘Send Users Back to Mexico’

Louisiana Lawmaker Says to Defund Libraries and ‘Send Users Back to Mexico’

This is a republish of this article This column has discussed book after book that has been banned and/or challenged for various reasons. Most incidents are the result of ignorance and intolerance, others may even be innocently well-intentioned; but what happens when entire libraries are threatened in order to serve the arrogant hatred of racism […] … learn more→

The age-old story of challenged and banned books

Banned books seem like a thing of the past, pushed by paranoia and fueled by fears of moral corruption. But many books are still banned on national and localized levels. Why? From the Bible to Harry Potter, some of the world’s most influential books of times both modern and ancient have been banned from the […] … learn more→

Celebrating Freedom: Banned Books Week 2014

I couldn\’t think of a better way to celebrate the power of Banned Books Week than to share something wonderful and deeply touching. In the last several months leading up to this year\’s Banned Books Week I have been humbled and honored to read and share comments and letters I have received from people all […] … learn more→

Banned Books Awareness: “Death at Seaworld”

David Kirby is the New York Times bestselling author of Evidence of Harm: Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism Epidemic and Animal Factory: The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy, and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment. A professional journalist for over 15 years, controversy swells over his investigative reporting with his latest exposé. Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the […] … learn more→