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About those ‘book bans’

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2023
From The Right

“You’ve witnessed the storming of the Capitol and the death of civility,” Oprah said to college graduates in a recent commencement address. “You are acutely aware that voting rights are being gutted, women’s rights are being dismantled, books are being banned, and history is being rewritten.”

Like the lines about supposed attacks on voting rights and women’s autonomy , the argument that books are being banned is greatly exaggerated. It has been repeated ad nauseam by Democratic politicians and their allies. And yet, it actually isn’t true.

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