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“Banned Books Week”

Homeschoolers often rely on their local libraries for helpful resources. Our family has frequently used our library in Salem, and it has proven to be fairly conservative. This is not intended as a diatribe against all libraries and librarians but simply as a warning to be careful and alert.

An item entitled “Banned Books Week targets parental rights, not books” by Charlie Butts of OneNewsNow.com on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, began:

The American Library Association is again sponsoring Banned Books Week but a traditional values group complains it’s a phony campaign.

Banned Books Week is actually a protest by the library group against decent people who object to having their children exposed to filthy material – that’s how Linda Harvey of Mission America sees it. She also argues the truth is that many libraries are guilty of censorship because they refuse to include conservative or Christian materials in their collections.

You can read the entire article at:

http://onenewsnow.com/culture/2014/09/23/banned-books-week-targets-parental-rights-not-books#.VCG00pRdWSo

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