Tag Archives: banned books

Crazy Eyes Loves Pro-Slavery Book

According to one of the three books on Michele Bachmann’s “recommended” list, blacks enjoyed a more wonderful life back when they were the slaves of gentle, loving Christians. An excerpt: Northerners were often shocked and offended by the familiarity that existed as a matter of course between the whites and blacks of the old South. This was one of the …

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America Hates Gay Penguins

For the third year in a row, the book most complained about in public school libraries is And Tango Makes Three, which tells the story of two male penguins raising an orphaned chick. The American Library Association tracks the titles most demanded for removal by parents and educators, although they estimate that four or five times more books are removed …

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Anti-Gay Books Battle In Virginia

It’s Banned Books Week at the nation’s libraries and Christianists in Virginia are using the opportunity to get anti-gay and “ex-gay” books into schools. During a week that librarians nationwide are highlighting banned books, conservative Christian students and parents showcased their own collection outside a Fairfax County high school yesterday — a collection they say was banned by the librarians …

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