Tag Archives: book burning

OAN Host Uses Photo Of Nazi Book Burning In Call For Public School Libraries To Purge LGBTQ “Filth” [VIDEO]

Media Matters reports: On August 22, OAN host Kara McKinney defended a right-wing push to ban LGBTQ books from schools, using a photograph of a Nazi book burning in her commentary. “I think banning pornographic books from school libraries is not only justifiable – it’s the only moral option,” McKinney said. “It’s our duty, in fact, to purge our schools …

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DeSantis Signs Bill On Banning School Library Books

Florida Politics reports: On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law legislation (CS/HB 1467) that would impose School Board term limit requirements statewide and also offer parents and others a mechanism to purge texts they don’t like from the classroom. The legislation also stoked controversy during the Legislative Session for enhancing the ability of community members to cull potentially objectionable …

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Book-Burner Named Head Of Virginia County School Board, Immediately Fires School Superintendent

NBC News reports: The Spotsylvania County School Board wasted no time Monday making its mark in the at-times contentious first meeting of the year, which included fiery jabs at the new chairman and squabbles between members. It began with a vote to name Livingston district member Kirk Twigg the new chair. Twigg supported banning and even burning some “sexually explicit” …

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Christians Now Targeting Books In Local TX Libraries

The Texas Tribune reports: When the Llano County Library shuts down for three days this week, starting Tuesday, it won’t be for the holidays. Instead, a group of six librarians in this small Central Texas county will be conducting a “thorough review” of every children’s book in the library, at the behest of the Llano County Commissioners Court. “I think …

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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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