Book censorship is the removal of a book from the shelf of a library. It can be
enacted at the national or subnational level, and can carry legal penalties. Books
Book censorship is no stranger to the U.S., a place where free speech is
considered to be very strong. Books are challenged or censored in cities and
towns all ...
Books usually are challenged with the best intentions—to protect others, ...
Censorship can be subtle, almost imperceptible, as well as blatant and overt, but,
For nearly as long as the written word has existed, it has been a target for
censorship. Religion was the most frequently cited reason for the censorship of
An overview of attempts- some successful- to ban books in public schools. ... and
the American Library Association define censorship as: "[T]he removal, ...
Hundreds of books have been either removed or challenged in schools and
libraries in the United States every year. According to the American Library ...
Shortly after its publication the U.S. Post Office, which purpose was in part to
monitor and censor distribution of media and texts, declared the book
Sep 26, 2014 ... There is “widespread censorship” of books in US prisons, according to a report
submitted to a UN human rights review, which details the ...
Dec 23, 2013 ... An anti-censorship group in America has reported a flurry of attempted book
bannings in the last quarter of the year and has said there are ...
Jul 13, 2015 ... Each book that is banned or censored is done so for the content within the pages.
There are a few common reasons that books have been ...