Readers, I have a confession… I am a Bibliophile which, if you didn’t know, means I have a LOVE of books. I love reading them, buying them, collecting them, learning about their stories and illustrations, even smelling them! 607 more words
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“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.” –
Ben Joravsky’s Reader article reminds us of the story of CPS banning Persepolis, the award-winning graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi.
Persepolis is a masterpiece of art and story-telling about a young girl growing up in revolutionary Iran. 395 more words
I am not calling for a ban...BUT...British MP Thomas Docherty calls for the banning of Hitler's book, Mein Kampf
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The Scottish Labour MP Thomas Docherty has written to the British culture secretary inferring that Adolf Hitler’s book, MeinKampfshould be banned.He is calling for a national debate on whether the sale of the book should be banned in the UK.