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 “obscene or child pornography” in a section designated “Young Adults.” 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 Memoria 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 “obscene or child pornography” from a section designated “Young Adults.”
Withdrawn from the Curtis Junior High and Curtis Senior High Schools libraries after a University Place (WA) couple with children in both schools filed a written complaint stating that the book could result in “a casual and loose approach to sex”, encourage use of Internet porn and the physical meeting of people through chat rooms.
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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 30, 2010