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Virginia School Board Calls For Literal Book Burning

The Fredericksburg Lance-Star reports: The Spotsylvania County School Board has directed staff to begin removing books that contain “sexually explicit” material from library shelves and report on the number of books that have been removed at a special called meeting next week. The directive came after a parent raised concerns at the School Board’s meeting Monday about books available through …

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Texas School Districts Defy Demand For List Of Books

The Houston Chronicle reports: The Austin school district, one of the largest in the state, will not comply with a request from the Republican leader of the Texas House General Investigating Committee to confirm whether it carries certain books in its libraries. “After doing more legal research, we’ve decided that a response is not necessary, especially since anyone can search …

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