Here's a quick look at local free speech defiance along with the over-exaggerated fear that the po-po have time to police reading material . . .
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If you've ever passed by the giant bookshelf painted on the Kansas City Public Library's downtown parking garage, you know it's a collection of classics. You might not know that a third of the featured books have been challenged or banned at one time or another.
In related news here's a dramatic story wherein NOTHING really happened . . .
"The visits from law enforcement didn’t result in any actions, but they highlight the potential stakes of Missouri’s new law criminalizing certain books in schools."
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Last fall, at school board meetings across the country, parents who were upset about COVID-19 precautions began to speak out about another grievance - school library books. In the St. Louis region, groups of parents went to board meetings to read aloud passages they said were sexually explicit, calling the books "criminal."
You decide . . .