Censorship over books at Granbury library

There’s a controversy brewing over censorship at a Granbury library.

The Hood County Library Advisory Board and Library Director Courtney Kincaid have rebuffed a censorship attempt made by 52 citizens who submitted forms asking for the removal of two books from the library’s youth section.

According to the Hood County News, the books are "This Day in June," by Gayle Pitman (a book about the gay pride parade), and "My Princess Boy," by Cheryl Kilodavis. Both the board and Kincaid have issued letters explaining their stance, and the letters have been posted at the library.

Her letter quotes from the Library Bill of Rights, stating: "Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment." She ended the letter by stating that parents should make the decisions about what their children read.

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