Banned Books

A place to discuss banned or challenged books and related topics (intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy issues, etc.) Please keep discussion respectful and be open to the opinions of others (which may not be the same as your own.)

Banned Books Week is September 30−October 6, 2012

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”First Amendment of the Bill of Rights to the United States Constitution

“Intellectual Freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction. It provides for free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause or movement may be explored. Intellectual freedom encompasses the freedom to hold, receive and disseminate ideas.”Intellectual Freedom and Censorship Q & A

“Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.”—Article 3, Library Bill of Rights

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Library Closures13 lukematonta / 13margaretbartley, marraskuu 8, 2020
Library Closures2 lukematonta / 2MarthaJeanne, syyskuu 2020
Banned Books Week 20202 lukematonta / 2elenchus, elokuu 2020
Challenged & Banned Comics1 lukematon / 1aspirit, elokuu 2020
Banned by Amazon7 lukematonta / 7margaretbartley, elokuu 2020
Proposed Book Banning Bill in Missouri Could Imprison Librarians6 lukematonta / 6lorax, tammikuu 2020
Banned Books Week 20191 lukematon / 1aspirit, syyskuu 2019
Kansas DOC's Banned Book List2 lukematonta / 2aspirit, kesäkuu 2019
Barcelona school removes 200 sexist children's books3 lukematonta / 3cpg, huhtikuu 2019
Whaaat?30 lukematonta / 30aspirit, maaliskuu 2019
George Orwell's classic novel 19842 lukematonta / 2jojoasdwer123, tammikuu 2019
Banned Books Week: In 201710 lukematonta / 10elenchus, tammikuu 2019
Why was Bridge to Terrebithia banned?14 lukematonta / 14jojoasdwer123, tammikuu 2019
link to the ALA site in the group intro is invalid2 lukematonta / 2lilithcat, lokakuu 2018
Kathy Acker’s Blood and Guts in High School, Plus Two4 lukematonta / 4LolaWalser, syyskuu 2018
Banned Books Week 2018: September 23 - 291 lukematon / 1Karen5Lund, syyskuu 2018
Banned Books Week - 20161 lukematon / 1varielle, syyskuu 2016
Mein Kampf11 lukematonta / 11MaureenRoy, kesäkuu 2015
Banned Books Week 2014 : September 21 - 2723 lukematonta / 23lquilter, lokakuu 2014
How many have?85 lukematonta / 85mamzel, syyskuu 2014
Banning people in the library46 lukematonta / 46weener, lokakuu 2013
Banned Books Week 2012 (Sept 30- Oct 6) ReadaThing?16 lukematonta / 16Ameise1, lokakuu 2012
The satanic verses8 lukematonta / 8LucindaLibri, lokakuu 2012
Banned Books Month 20124 lukematonta / 4LucindaLibri, lokakuu 2012
Famous Authors’ Funniest Responses to Their Books Being Banned2 lukematonta / 2Sandydog1, lokakuu 2012
what should be banned,censored,frowned upon by society,ect.?60 lukematonta / 60LolaWalser, elokuu 2012
Rohinton Mistry3 lukematonta / 3LucindaLibri, heinäkuu 2012
"My Brother Sam is Dead"1 lukematon / 1Kaylasreads, toukokuu 2012
The Golden Compass challenges?11 lukematonta / 11sweeter, maaliskuu 2012
Educational tools "When the Censor Comes"1 lukematon / 1Nickelini, maaliskuu 2012
Book banning in practice.7 lukematonta / 7Anager, tammikuu 2012
Banning/Burning and exercise in futility49 lukematonta / 49JimThomson, joulukuu 2011
Banned Books Week 2011 -- 9/24-10/18 lukematonta / 8theapparatus, syyskuu 2011
Chris Crutcher6 lukematonta / 6DragonFreak, toukokuu 2011
Mark Twain in the News -- Again2 lukematonta / 2rreis, tammikuu 2011
Brave New World Challenged in Seattle5 lukematonta / 5lilithcat, marraskuu 2010
Would you censor your own child's reading?100 lukematonta / 100Jesse_wiedinmyer, lokakuu 2010
Banned Books Week 201012 lukematonta / 12kgriffith, lokakuu 2010
Pentagon Burns first run of controversial memoir15 lukematonta / 15reading_fox, syyskuu 2010
Any idea how many you've read?60 lukematonta / 60knfmn, elokuu 2010
A Locker-Library of Banned Books11 lukematonta / 11knfmn, heinäkuu 2010
Obscenity v Pornography25 lukematonta / 25bookmonk8888, kesäkuu 2010
Bone Ban2 lukematonta / 2lilithcat, huhtikuu 2010
Toddler Book Banned in Texas5 lukematonta / 5ZoharLaor, helmikuu 2010
Merriam Webster's 10th edition to be banned10 lukematonta / 10bardsfingertips, helmikuu 2010
You are dictator. What will you ban?49 lukematonta / 49Booksloth, tammikuu 2010
Which book would you pick?35 lukematonta / 35brownellk, lokakuu 2009
Librarian's Response5 lukematonta / 5lilithcat, lokakuu 2009
School Librarian in Norman, OK2 lukematonta / 2jennieg, lokakuu 2009
Challenge (Banning) Map2 lukematonta / 2clamairy, syyskuu 2009
Sensitivity - The New Banning?9 lukematonta / 9stephmo, syyskuu 2009
Banned Book a week1 lukematon / 1yogajan, syyskuu 2009
did reading a banned book ever corrupt you?66 lukematonta / 66CliffordDorset, syyskuu 2009
Banned Books vs. Required Reading47 lukematonta / 47Amtep, elokuu 2009
Child-torture stories: protected by 1st amendment?28 lukematonta / 28skoobdo, heinäkuu 2009
ALA's 2008 Most Frequently Challenged Books5 lukematonta / 5PhoenixTerran, heinäkuu 2009
This Year's Banned and Challenged Books46 lukematonta / 46TLCrawford, kesäkuu 2009
I just can't imagine...22 lukematonta / 22Irieisa, kesäkuu 2009
Banned Book Week11 lukematonta / 11EKAnderson, kesäkuu 2009
When quilts go bad: Jo Ann's Fabric bans quilting magazine!12 lukematonta / 12Karen5Lund, toukokuu 2009
Is this child-safety law censorship?34 lukematonta / 34FicusFan, huhtikuu 2009
October 3 Washington Post Article22 lukematonta / 22drbubbles, lokakuu 2008
Banned and Challenged Books LT Library123 lukematonta / 123IaaS, lokakuu 2008
Don't want to get political.86 lukematonta / 86MerryMary, lokakuu 2008
Banned Books Week10 lukematonta / 10Karen5Lund, syyskuu 2008
Burning The Grapes of Wrath9 lukematonta / 9Michael_P, syyskuu 2008
What?! A bookstore that exists JUST to ban books? (Cross posted from Green Dragon via Happy Heathens19 lukematonta / 19stephmo, syyskuu 2008
ALA News -- book banning crazies72 lukematonta / 72PortiaLong, syyskuu 2008
Reasons24 lukematonta / 24Whatnot, elokuu 2008
Beijing bans scary stories to protect young9 lukematonta / 9twacorbies, elokuu 2008
English PEN launches new wiki site on world literature & free speech...1 lukematon / 1deliriumslibrarian, elokuu 2008
Joann Sfar3 lukematonta / 3PhoenixTerran, elokuu 2008
Backdoor attempt at censorship in Indiana13 lukematonta / 13inkdrinker, heinäkuu 2008
The Happy Endings Foundation22 lukematonta / 22MerryMary, heinäkuu 2008
Would my book be banned? What do you think?4 lukematonta / 4RobinReardon, kesäkuu 2008
Book Listers of the World UNITE!1 lukematon / 1thekoolaidmom, kesäkuu 2008
Anastasia Krupnik? Really?6 lukematonta / 6saraslibrary, kesäkuu 2008
what should they ban(or what do you just plain hate)1 lukematon / 1NobodysGirl, huhtikuu 2008
Oh, the irony...122 lukematonta / 122Karen5Lund, helmikuu 2008
Banned Books Week Not Necessary?16 lukematonta / 16OldSarge, joulukuu 2007
Old news I guess, but about Dark Horse Comics cancelling Gor...9 lukematonta / 9jseger9000, marraskuu 2007
A book with the the group theme6 lukematonta / 6jseger9000, marraskuu 2007
McCarthyism9 lukematonta / 9nickhoonaloon, lokakuu 2007
Holy Scripture4 lukematonta / 4EncompassedRunner, heinäkuu 2007
Take the "Banned Book Challenge"3 lukematonta / 3Kushana, kesäkuu 2007
I need more money4 lukematonta / 4nohrt4me, kesäkuu 2007
Check this out21 lukematonta / 21quicksylver_btg, toukokuu 2007
What Castro Won't Let His People Read2 lukematonta / 2bookishbunny, helmikuu 2007
Cool stuff at the ALA store4 lukematonta / 4Dydo, lokakuu 2006
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