Pros And Cons Of Banning Books

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What do The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Fahrenheit 451 all have in common? These highly popular books have all been banned from libraries in the United States. Libraries and schools in different states are banning books that are considered “inappropriate” to students for a variety of reasons. The main reason that teachers and librarians ban books is to protect students from facing challenged or difficult ideas. Some people believe that banning books is a good thing and helps the students, while other individuals believe book banning is a bad idea and this action has a negative effect on a society. Book banning is unacceptable because librarians and teachers ban books for their content, and not for their effect on students.
According to the other of “Banned and Challenged Books”, every year librarians take manners into their own hands and report hundreds of books containing inappropriate content in hope of banning them from school and public libraries, as well as school curriculums. When libraries and schools attempt to remove or restrict a book from the curriculum or library based upon the objections of a person’s point of view, the book is considered a challenged book. A book is only considered banned once it has been completely removed from its previous location. Librarians are motivated to challenge material with the desire to protect children from inappropriate sexual content, offensive language, or other
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