The Pros And Cons Of Banning Books

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School Boards shouldn’t be allowed to ban books for many reasons that cause controversy. Our Rights are to be able to choose what we want to read. The people that try to ban books give bogus reasons which cause books to be banned for nothing. Some books are allowed to be banned because kids shouldn’t read them like 50 Shades of Grey. School Boards shouldn’t be allowed to ban books because most of the reasons are jokes. Some books have explicit dialog and the school boards might not want kids to know that yet. In contrast, school boards shouldn't be allowed to ban a type of book from school libraries. We have freedoms that can't be taken away from me and when school boards take away books they also ban our freedoms. Our right as citizens of this great country is the right of free speech. First of all, the founding fathers of the USA wanted the right to do what we wanted within the law. Also, we need to be able to read what we want as the article Schools and Censorship: Banned Books states “… ensuring the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unpopular or unorthodox.” Additionally, some school boards won’t allow kids to read religious books. This isn’t right, the first settlers in America came for freedom of religion and if we ban religious books that take away…show more content…
The school boards have banned books for presence of witchcraft…that’s weird. In addition, kids have great imagination but do you really think they will jump of a building and try to fly on a broom? The majority of people don’t think so. Another reason, was because it encouraged a “Damaging” lifestyle as it was stated in Common Reasons for Banning Books. Then again, many think the opposite of this because the books tell you how bad it can be in a damaging lifestyle and the kids might want to not live a life like that. Bogus reasons can cause kids to not have good books with very high vocabulary out of

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