Writers on the Range: Banning books is for bullies

Crista V. Worthy Some people have become so alarmed by what children might read in school or in libraries that they want books they don't like remo...

January 19, 2023
4:06 AM

Crista V. Worthy Some people have become so alarmed by what children might read in school or in libraries that they want books they don't like removed — immediately. The targeted books include scenes of sexual awakening, gender identity, racism or violence. But why aren't these alarmists focusing on a book that's chock-full of incest, rape and gore? I'm talking, of course, about the Bible. In Genesis 19:30-36, Lot's daughters get him drunk in a cave and his eldest daughter has incestuous sex with him.

Crista V. Worthy