aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Oh I give up

Meghan Cox Gurdon now seems to see herself as some kind of martyr - and her sworn enemies as librarians. she has a new essay in the Wall St. Journal, defending her last essay.

"The larger question is whether books about rape, incest, eating disorders and "cutting" (self-mutilation) help to normalize such behaviors for the vast majority of children who are merely living through the routine ordeals of adolescence."

Okay, so teens reading about rape or incest are now going to be taking part? Exactly how does that work? As far as I know, you're a victim of rape or incest when you're a kid. Is she saying they are going to be inviting abuse?

Read more - if you can stand to - here.

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