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Man Burns LGBT Kids' Books to Spite Pride Event

There may be legal action against Paul Dorr by the library where he says he got the books from

(Newser) - What was supposed to be a positive celebration of an LGBT community in Iowa was somewhat marred after a man recorded himself on Facebook burning LGBT-themed books (some of them children's volumes) he said he'd checked out of the Orange City Public Library. The Des Moines Register IDs... More »

Dad Has Perfect Burn for Book Club Permission Slip

Son needed OK to read 'Fahrenheit 451,' about book censorship

(Newser) - Rain on your wedding day? Not really ironic . Not being allowed to read a dystopian novel about book censorship without getting the green light from your parents? Maybe a little ironic. That's the situation Milo Radosh found himself in when he had to get a permission slip signed so... More »

So, How Does One Actually Burn a Book?

It's not as much of a no-brainer as you might think

(Newser) - There's been plenty of talk about Koran burning of late, but amid discussions of legality and appropriateness, one topic hasn't gotten much attention: "If you wanted to engage in a ritual of gross religious intolerance, what would be the best way to burn a book?" asks Brian Palmer for... More »

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