Republicans Misreading “Banned Books Week” across Upstate South Carolina
The Travelers Rest (SC) branch of the public library had a visit from the local police recently:
Police have now been pulled into the debate over what should and shouldn’t be in a library.
Travelers Rest police chief Ben Ford said his department received an email saying the Travelers Rest library branch was spreading obscene material.
The email named LGBTQ books that were being promoted as part of a Banned Books Week display, saying they contained sexually explicit material.
Ford said they investigated the claim, like they would with any other, but said it was unfounded.
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