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Saturday, July 25, 2009

WHO SHOULD DECIDE WHAT YOU ARE ALLOWED TO READ?

The West Bend (WI) Citizens for Safe Libraries think they should:

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Note: Their lawsuit against their local library demands that a book they don’t like be withdrawn from the local library-- and burned if possible. Nothing says "Freedom of speech" quite like a roaring fire, don’t you agree? Maybe somebody should hand the West Bend Citizens copies of Fahrenheit 451, just so they'll know what kind of world we'll wake up to if they get their way and every group with a complaint gets to censor any book it doesn't like…

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