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Is Anyone Else Disturbed by this News?

June 15, 2007

I was skimming the American Libraries Direct the other day and came across this article: Occult Concerns Jinx Teen Read Program.  I can’t believe Pickens County pulled out of the collaborative Summer Reading Program all together.  Couldn’t they just take another angle?  Say mystery fiction or learning about new things?  Not that I think that it’s all right to appease any kind of censors, but come on, give me a break!  Hate to see what kind of unrest a Harry Potter themed party would have on the community–they’d probably burn someone at the stake.

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  1. Jolene permalink*
    June 18, 2007 8:19 am

    It’s the state of our country right now. Everyone wants to be P.C. all the time, and since people are lawsuit happy it might have panicked the library system. I wonder if they put out a disclaimer when they advertised the event like “these activities are purely for entertainment purposes, they are not meant to offend or alienate any religion.”


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