This is a great post regarding a bill in Missouri that proposes not only forming “parental library review boards” for public libraries, but also threatens to strip libraries of funding and to fine and imprison librarians!
First I wish my mother a Happy Birthday…she would have been 99 today….I miss you Mom!
I was never told what I could read by my parents so I have a real problem with the government in any shade that wants to do what my parents never did.
I bring this up because of some ruling in Missouri…..
The bill was introduced earlier this month by Missouri state Rep. Ben Baker (R), who has argued that the measure is meant to protect children when they visit their public libraries.
“The main thing is I want to be able to take my kids to a library and make sure they’re in a safe environment, and that they’re not gonna be exposed to something that is objectionable material,” Baker told local news station KOAM. “Unfortunately, there are some libraries in the state of Missouri that have done this. And that’s…
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