Show-Me Librarians Exposing Political Ploy

The latest chapter in midterm slap fighting offers a stunning quote from bookworms.

Sorry, but these thoughtfully crafted words debunk a great deal of the sensationalized ranting over literature and content that lazy parents want taken out of public circulation . . . Check-it . . .

The MLA’s statement in support of the Missouri Association of School Libraries said, “working to criminalize librarianship and intimidate library and school boards into damaging their own institutions is a poor strategy long term, since doing so is a transparent effort to use moral panic as an opportunity to gain vulgar political ground.”

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Librarians in Missouri could face jail time over sexually explicit books

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A new Missouri law applying to both public and private schools makes it a crime for educators to give minors books that contain sexually explicit material. The Missouri Library Association argued the law violates educational and intellectual freedom.