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Why Do We Ban Books, Anyway? - The Hub


Sep 27, 2013 ... I think most people can think of a book they wish they could ban from libraries, bookstores, or schools. There may be books out there that, ...

Reasons for Banning Books - Banned Books - LibGuides at Butler ...


Sep 26, 2016 ... List of commonly banned books and reasons for censorship. ... Issues: About and /or encouraging racism towards one or more group of people.

10 Reasons for Banning Books, and 5 Much Better Reasons Not To ...


Sep 18, 2014 ... Banned Books Week 2014 fast approacheth, marching to the ... racial themes or depicting racism directed at various groups of people. ... But not all of us are rational, and not all of us have much to do on a Monday afternoon.

Schools and Censorship: Banned Books | People For the American ...


An overview of attempts- some successful- to ban books in public schools. ... Challenges do not simply involve a person expressing a point of view; rather, they ...

Why Are Libraries Still Banning Books? - Newsweek


Oct 5, 2015 ... The annual American Library Association (ALA) Banned Books Week, currently in its ... They reveal the concerns of the day that rub some people the wrong way, so much so ... Of course, a few challenges do result in bans.

Why We Should Never Ban Books - Odyssey


Aug 11, 2015 ...Why do you think the librarian of Basra wanted to save the books? ... So, the majority decides to ban books and burn people at the stake when ...

11 Books That Were Banned for Completely Ridiculous Reasons ...


Sep 29, 2015 ... Oh, and some people who really care about their plates also got mad because ... What books do you love that were banned for silly reasons?

Why We Want Parents to Try to Ban Books - The Atlantic


Apr 17, 2010 ... Why We Want Parents to Try to Ban Books .... “What I do, Bill, is I catch the world in the headlights of my justice,” Colbert bragged to a smirking O'Reilly. “I'm not ... Except, of course, it doesn't work out that way for most people.

Banned Books - Infoplease


Many people think that book banning is something that only happened in the past . But every year, hundreds of attempts to ban books are made! Probably the ...

Why Are Books Banned? | TIME For Kids


Sep 30, 2016 ... How do books become banned? JAMES LARUE: ... The things that people complain about have changed a bit over time. We've been tracking ...

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Banned & Challenged Books - American Library Association


... is a list of frequently asked questions on banned and challenged books: ... Challenges do not simply involve a person expressing a point of view; rather, they are ... If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't ...

Here Are the Top 10 Reasons Books Get Banned | TIME


Oct 2, 2015 ... What people object to when they ban books. ... Check out any list of the most frequently banned books and you're likely to mistake it for a list of ...

Sex and other reasons why we ban books for young people


Sep 14, 2015 ... When most people think of book censorship, they imagine political regimes and potentially book burning in Nazi Germany. What is little ...