Reasons For Banning Books

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In my attempt to answer my research question, “Why are books banned?”, I have used three main sources to conduct my research on this topic, two online articles, and one book. From my two online articles, “10 Reasons for Banning Books, and 5 Much Better Reasons Not To” and “Banned Books: Reasons for Banning Books”, I have learned that books are most commonly banned because of religious views, political views, sexual dialog, racial themes, violence, and profanity. In the article “10 Reasons for Banning Books, and 5 Much Better Reasons Not To” Jamie Leigh writes: “Notice that not a single one of them referred to “statistics” or “research”. This highlights the fact that people are merely banning these books because they are offended by the content
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