Angela’s Desk

Media Outlets Cut Live Feeds Because School Library Books Being Read Aloud are Too "Graphic" - by Brian Whiddon

Media Outlets Cut Live Feeds Because School Library Books Being Read Aloud are Too "Graphic" - by Brian Whiddon

The s*xual content of some books in school libraries is so graphic that it can't be put on the air. Yet, some would have us believe that our children have a right to read these materials...without parental knowledge.[...]


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