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UPDATE 2 (Sept. 18): Rumford Public Library’s Display Of Banned Books Will Stay (via Sun Journal)
UPDATE 1: Statement from National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC): Local Pastors Attempt to Ban Books from Banned Books Display at Maine Public Library
CBLDF has learned of an attempt to ban several books, including the LGBTQ themed graphic novels My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness by Nagata Kabi and Queer: A Graphic History by Meg John-Barker and Julia Scheele from the Rumford Public Library in Maine.
Three local church leaders objected to these and other books within a Banned Books Week display. The challenge specifically targets the Nagata Kabi manga as “immodest and inappropriate for a public setting” on the basis of its cover alone.
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