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In the latest controversy surrounding books, one Michigan mom has called for the removal of Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl from schools. Such a ban would deprive other students access to a critically acclaimed historical text because certain passages make her daughter "uncomfortable". Show your support for freedom of information and sign the pledge below.
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Banned books are a way to keep the public uninformed and to feed into false hysteria about the effects the books in question may have on society. Banning books is an attempt to shield people from subjects that some find offensive, inappropriate, or radical — and it's an assault on our intelligence as a common people.

The American Library Association's annual Banned Books Week runs from September 24th to October 1st each year, and encourages freedom in reading and the celebration of free speech. The ALA contends that a book doesn't have to be popular or deemed significant by a general population in order to be compelling and valid.

We need to promote further enlightenment and learning, not bury our heads in the sand, ignorant to the world around us. Libraries should foster a true desire for awareness and learning by encouraging individuals to read banned books.

Sign the pledge in favor of more planning, less banning!

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Petition Signatures


May 16, 2018 Leah Helmer
May 14, 2018 Susan Fisher
May 14, 2018 Anne Havard
May 14, 2018 Donna Campbell
May 5, 2018 wynta dangerfield
May 4, 2018 suzanne caruso
May 4, 2018 Dan and Paula Fogarty
May 4, 2018 Ms. Jocelyn Valdez-Loqui
May 4, 2018 Henry Mobley
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May 2, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Apr 28, 2018 Candi Gaona
Apr 21, 2018 Ann Erbacher Grey
Apr 18, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Apr 9, 2018 Mark Lungo
Apr 7, 2018 Lisa vasta
Mar 19, 2018 Maria R. Gomez
Mar 18, 2018 Allison Lansberry
Mar 18, 2018 Jean Thompson
Mar 18, 2018 Jeffrey Bains
Mar 18, 2018 Sandra Cobb
Mar 10, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 10, 2018 Jessica Haag
Mar 10, 2018 donna stoddard
Mar 10, 2018 Marilyn Hale
Mar 4, 2018 Jason Saville
Mar 1, 2018 Amber Greenwood
Feb 28, 2018 Lois A.
Feb 28, 2018 Keely Mcleod https://www.liveaction.org/petition/
Feb 28, 2018 Laura Scherry
Feb 23, 2018 Jeanine Smegal
Feb 22, 2018 Gideon Batai
Feb 18, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 18, 2018 Robert Cooke, Jr.
Feb 10, 2018 Stacey Cannon
Feb 10, 2018 Michael K. Hampu
Feb 6, 2018 Randall Bong
Jan 29, 2018 Nancy Hill
Jan 29, 2018 Andrey Yushchenko
Jan 29, 2018 Betty Kowall
Jan 28, 2018 Amy Hile
Jan 28, 2018 Julie Berberi
Jan 24, 2018 Kevin Dahl
Jan 10, 2018 Renee Arnett
Jan 10, 2018 Mary Smith
Jan 7, 2018 Chelsea Rivera
Jan 4, 2018 Judith Selakoff
Dec 24, 2017 Juanita Montano
Dec 23, 2017 Geniece Medsker
Dec 19, 2017 Mark Smith

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