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American Library Association report on 'book bans' blasted by conservative scholar

Posted on AllSides September 22nd, 2023
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A new report on so-called "book bans" from the American Library Association is drawing criticism from a prominent conservative education scholar who recently testified before a Senate committee on the topic of book bans.

The report from the ALA said that there have been "695 attempts to censor library materials" and that 1,915 "unique titles" have been challenged in school and public libraries across the country from Jan. 1 to Aug. 31. The ALA said this represents a 20% increase from 2022.

“These attacks on our freedom to read should trouble every person who values...

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