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Columbia County Library Board hears from citizens about book placement in library

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Two community members voiced their opinions on books in the library during the Columbia County Library Board meeting on Tuesday, May 23.

Greta Vega said when she heard about a person asking the Columbia County Library and the Columbia County Board of Commissioners to “censure LGBTQ books by labe...

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  1. If y’all would go and actually read some of the books in question… esp those being pushed/protected by the ALA (which is nothing but a woke organization now), you’d see why some of those need to be in the adult section.

    But yes parents need to learn that they can’t just give their kids free reign in the library now, sadly. To me this falls under personal responsibility of the parent to protect their child from the books being pushed that contain sexual situations that they are not ready for.

    I would want some books like All Boys Aren’t Blue and Gender Queer to be banned (just to name a couple that are being pushed nowadays) but I’m also against banning books…I am FOR curating for age appropriate materials.

  2. Besides, how else are we going to indoctrinate the children into adopting the gay lifestyle? Perhaps the Library should also display Adult magazines like Hustler, Penthouse and Juggs. We wouldn’t want to keep the kids from being exposed to trash, would we? (It’s funny how those very magazines are covered up in bookstores and gas stations.) Thank God for caring and concerned citizens like Ms. Vega.

  3. There are adequate historical, legal and moral precepts and principles based on long lived common sense that legitimately restrict certain activities of those who are under the age of 18. 18 is the age of majority in the United States, the age at which full civil rights are accorded. Until that time, parents have a duty and the right to inform and teach their children as they so choose without their efforts being subverted by taxpayer funded institutions. Most particularly libraries and schools. Move the books to the adult section to help parents to raise their kids without the pressure of an outside agenda.

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