Explains and combats censorship in class rooms and libraries. Fantasy vs. real life. Sexual material in school libraries. Most banned books. Huckleberry Finn.
The Controversy Around Banning Books
Essay written by andymanninja
The subject of censorship is a very controversial one, especially the banning of books. Many people believe they must protect themselves and others from the "evils" of many classic books and works of art because they can be deemed "indecent" in one way or another. Many believe that this is absurd and censorship in its current form is a violation of our First Amendment right to free speech. Personally, I align myself with the latter, however I do feel there are occasions where censorship is justifiable. The censorship of boo…
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