Harry Potter Wins Another Round in the Censorship Arena

4 06 2007

Remember that –ahem– bookburning lunatic Georgia mom? She just lost again (not that I think it will matter to her nor save the rest of us FROM her.)

Potter a problem for parents, not schools

Laura Mallory needs to start being a mother to her children, and stop expecting Gwinnett County school officials to do the job for her.

Mallory’s crusade to keep Harry Potter books off the shelves of school libraries was shot down this week by Superior Judge Ronnie Batchelor. The judge essentially upheld a decision by the Georgia Board of Education to support local school officials, who had refused to cave in to Mallory’s demands.

But Mallory is threatening to take her case to federal court because, she insists, the phenomenally popular fiction series aims to indoctrinate children in witchcraft. For that reason, she says, the best-selling books should be banned from schools.

Members of the public might be forgiven for wondering where Mallory got her own education.

ZING! 🙂 says JJ —
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Anybody Know What’s Up With Eireann and School of Thought?

4 06 2007

Suddenly the whole blog is gone? Ack!