Connecticut State Senator Urges Violent Book Ban

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CensorshipConnecticut State Senator John Kissel (R-Enfield) met on October 6 to discuss the removal of the removal of books containing graphic violence from Connecticut prison-library collections.

Deborah Caldwell-Stone, deputy executive director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom says it takes more than violent books and “comics” (yes they’re specifically mentioned) to make an individual violent.

We’re against this on the free speech and censorship implications alone.  I wonder if the Bible will be banned due to all of it’s smiting?  You can check out the debate at the American Libraries Magazine website.