Books Should Be Banned Research Paper

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Essay #2: Censorship And Banned Books Is it possible to ban a book you dislike? If you think you can’t, go to your nearest library and challenge the book. Lots of people challenge books due to witchcrafting, racial, and sexual content. Books being challenged doesn’t mean it will get banned, not all the time. A person 's decision can impact others when someone wants to ban a book. The book that person’s trying to ban may be somebody 's favorite book. You can’t take away someone 's favorite book because you dislike the book. Your personal opinion shouldn’t be something permanent and affect everyone. I agree with Sarah Begley in “What The List of Most Banned Books Says About our Society 's Fears.” She states how we as citizens have rights, and one of them being the first amendment which grants us freedom of the…show more content…
I found a censored quote on the ‘American Library Association’ . The quote stated “First Amendment freedoms are most in danger when the government seeks to control thought or to justify its laws for that impermissible end.” I believe this quote is stating that first amendment freedom is the most dangerous amendment when readers want and or don’t want the book to be public to all people. I also think the government making the decision is bad because its people deciding, not the government. They can 't just take our rights away from us and decide independently. The quote then said “The right to think is the beginning of freedom, and speech must be protected from the government because speech is the beginning of thought.” I don’t think we can have a right to think and not have speech. An example is like us speaking, and not being able to be heard. I can and can’t see eye to eye with this quote because i don’t believe the government should make community decisions without a say from the community. They made rights for a reason, so us as a community can speak as a group, together. This ties back to my Thesis because the quote states that we have a freedom
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