Chilling: A Republican legislator and congressional candidate in Virginia want to BAN Barnes and Noble from selling two books to minors that touch on LGBT themes. They’re not content to censor these books in libraries. And they’re trying to use the courts. This is so un-American.

May 21, 2022 · 2:05 PM UTC

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Replying to @jameshohmann
On paper it’s unAmerican - in reality, not so much….they and the Sup Ct they filled are creating this very Handmaidens world….
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Paper is the forge of America.
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Replying to @jameshohmann
I remember the #PMRC Are we going after Judas Priest again?
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We're on the cusp of middle aged christian women playing rock albums backwards again to try and pick up messages from Satan.
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Replying to @jameshohmann
Republicans scream about indoctrination yet they are the ones banning books and banning things from being taught that contradict their personal views. 1984 is calling, and its saying the GOP is the real threat.
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Replying to @jameshohmann
They clearly haven’t been on Tiktok or in a public HS recently (just to know the kids - not a comment on what is being taught). As if the book is going to be what changes an adolescent’s mind…😉
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Right. +just as w/abortion, which is all about control for the GOP +they don't really care about the fetal cells, I don't think they even care about what effects are happening w/kids +books--it's about eventually re-criminalizing LGBT people by marking them as threats to society.
Replying to @jameshohmann
So much for freedom of speech right @elonmusk ?
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Replying to @jameshohmann
"This is so un-American." No, it's explicitly American.
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Replying to @jameshohmann
One can only hope it doesn't go to the Supreme Court.
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