Books with murder and violence are O.K., but God forbid they learn about sex

Posted: June 5, 2008 in Uncategorized

From Idaho Press Tribune:

” NAMPA — Nampa’s Public Library Board voted 3-2 Monday to keep two controversial sex books off the shelves so they will be inaccessible to minors. “The New Joy of Sex” and “The Joy of Gay Sex” have been kept in the library director’s office since March when the board decided to move them there.

A Nampa man has asked the library to remove the books on two different occasions in recent years. Library board member Kim Keller wrote a motion he presented to the board at its regular meeting at the library Monday to keep the books off the library’s regular shelves. He wrote a second motion to keep books the library may purchase in the future that Idaho law deems “harmful to minors” inaccessible to minors unless they get permission from a parent. Both motions passed.”

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