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Librarian Fired Over DeLillo Book Dies at Age 77

MyFox Colorado – “Anna “Jeanne” Layton refused to take “Americana” off the shelves of the Davis County Library, arguing that patrons could decide whether they wanted to read it.”

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More on Human Filtering

LJ – “A Maine library has been cleared of obscenity charges for having a controversial sex ed title on its shelves, and the patron who removed the book from the library will stand trial for theft.”

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More on Human Filtering

From this piece, comes the strangest comment on human filtering I have read in a while:

”I just want kids to enjoy their innocence and their time of growing up,” Jeff Issa said, explaining his persistence. ”Let them be kids Â… and not worry about homosexuality, race, religion. Just let them live freely as kids.”

Let your kids enjoy their “innocence”. I’m going to teach my kids about tolerance and the ability to think freely. (via)

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More On Human Filtering

Good point – “If every book were to be taken off the shelves because someone considered it offensive, libraries would be empty.”

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NIMBY

Human filtering in my own backyard…well, an hour away, but still scary.

And I thought this stuff didn’t happen on LI. Hah.

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