Library Censorship

Under the threat of a lawsuit, a Wisconsin library has relented and will allow a pro-life film be shown in its building. A local pro-life group had sought and received permission to host a screening of the film called Blood Money. But then it changed its mind and rescinded permission. This is especially ironic since the American Library Association boasts of an eager dedication to First Amendment rights. It even holds what it calls a “Neutrality” position regarding the Internet. It refuses to filter or restrict access to anything online, even pornography. But the Wisconsin library didn’’t see the value of non-discrimination regarding the content of a pro-life film until threat of being taken to court. It will now honor its previous commitment and allow people to view the film.

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