Marshall University does not ban books! The information is provided to let people know what has been banned/challenged elsewhere.
Challenged at the West Bend (WI) Community Memorial Library as being “pornographic and worse than an R-rated movie.” The Library board unanimously voted 9-0 to maintain, “without removing, relocating, labeling, or otherwise restricting access, ” the books in the young adult category at the West Bend Community Memorial Library. The vote was a rejection of a four-month campaign conducted by the citizen’s group West Bend Citizens for Safe Libraries to move fiction and nonfiction with sexually explicit passages from the young adult section to the adult section and label them as containing sexual material.
Challenged at the West Bend (WI) Community Memorial Library as being “pornographic and worse than an R-rated movie.”
Challenged in the Fayetteville (AR) Middle and Junior High School libraries along with more than 50 other titles as being too sexually explicit and promoting homosexuality.
Challenged in Montgomery County (TX) Memorial Library System along with 15 other young adult books with gay positive themes by the Library Patrons of Texas.
Challenged, but retained in the Marion-Levy Public Library System (Ocala, FL).
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A Banned book has been removed from a library, classroom, etc.
A Challenged book has been requested to be removed from a library, classroom, etc.
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July 29, 2010