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,
An overview of attempts- some successful- to ban books in public schools. ... and
the American Library Association define censorship as: "[T]he removal, ...
Dec 8, 2015 ... List of commonly banned books and reasons for censorship. ... of the top ten
reasons of why books are most commonly banned or censored.
The Lima Inquisition and Book Censorship. The Catholic Church controlled all
universities, such as the famous Sorbonne, and also controlled all publications.
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 ...
Sep 23, 2013 ... As noted in the previous post, this is Banned Books Week. Here's a piece on the
ugliness of censorship by James Blasingame, associate ...
Sep 13, 2002 ... Secular and religious authorities have censored books for as long as people
have been writing them. In 360 B.C., Plato described the ideal ...
Dec 28, 2014 ... Likewise some books and movies are banned to be published in certain ... of by
the show's writers and producers as the "Network censors".