Why Do Books Get Banned

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Why do books get banned? It seems ridiculous why can 't it be the readers choice Books get banned all the time for all sorts of reasons anything from sexual activity to negativity. What is the point of banning books? Is it the parents not wanting to expose their children to the real world. “Looking for Alaska” is an amazing book yet, it is banned for being real. Looking for Alaska was banned for gateway sexual activity but there is several other cases where the book was kinda risky. The book was banned in Tennessee by Sumner County because of a bill passed by the Tennessee Legislature stating teacher can’t encourage gateway sexual activity. One Sumner County parent spoke out on why they banned the book saying, “Kids at this age are impressionable.
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