June 15th, 2009

The library is dangerous!

This is just ridiculous. A group is threatening to “let people know that the library was not a safe place unless it segregated and labeled YA titles with explicit content.”

And they’ve filed a lawsuit “The complainants seek the right to publicly burn or destroy by another means the library’s copy of Baby Be-Bop (Weetzie Bat). The claim also demands $120,000 in compensatory damages ($30,000 per plaintiff) for being exposed to the book in a library display, and the resignation of West Bend Mayor Kristine Deiss for “allow[ing] this book to be viewed by the public.”

Who knew books could be so dangerous just sitting in a display? People like this give other Christians a bad name. Read more here.



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