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The Right-Wing Plot To Destroy Public Libraries

There’s a long history of book-banning in the U.S.

  • Nathalie Baptiste
  • HuffPost

But conservative groups are emboldened like never before, and they’re taking their mission to a new level.

In Jamestown, Michigan, the local public library has about six months until funding runs out and it may be forced to shut down.

Last week, residents voted against passing a millage, which raises property taxes, to fund the Patmos Public Library.

What could make a town turn against its own library?

Homophobic and hateful rhetoric — specifically, the false idea that kids books with LGBTQ characters are secretly about pornography or…

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