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Parents across the nation are raising concerns about inappropriate content that’s been made available for students in public school libraries.
Most of the books contain controversial and graphic passages promoting gay and lesbian sex. Others advocate for white privilege and critical race theory.
In Cherokee County, Georgia – one mom read from a copy of “Homegoing” – a book about slavery. The book describes in great detail about a sexual encounter.
School board members interrupted the mom – and told her that she was out of order because of the graphic nature of the reading.
Which was exactly the point.
“Excuse me, we have children at home,” Cherokee County School Board Member Patsy Jordan told the frustrated mother. “The school board member pointed out that the meeting was being livestreamed and said reading the passage was “inappropriate.”
“Don’t you find the irony in that?” the parent responded. “You’re exactly saying exactly what I’m telling you! You’re giving it to our children! I would never give this to my children!”
WATCH: Cherokee County School District Chairwoman says a parent is “out of order” for describing sexually obscene material that the district gives to students.— Jenny Beth Martin (@jennybethm) March 18, 2022
If something is too obscene to be spoken about in front of adults, then it’s too obscene to be given to children. pic.twitter.com/N38G1HTBbe
A spokesperson for the school district told Fox News that school board members stopped the parent “because she was reading a high school-level book, and children younger than high school age have access to watch the meeting livestream and access to watch the video when it was posted the next day on the CCSD website.”
There’s enough fertilizer in that statement plant a crop of butter beans.
And they still did not explain why soft core pornography was made available students in a public school library.
“All this happened under your watch,” the parent told the board. “Maybe if you spent more time reading these books instead of calculating the statistical demographics of those submitting the books, you wouldn’t grooming our children. You’re saying that we’re embarrassing you? Well, you’re embarrassing us and our kids. It’s not okay! You are supposed to be giving them a safe space in school. These books? If I can’t email them to you, if I can’t say them, they shouldn’t be in the school!”
I’m not a professional educator, but it seems to me that if a book is too graphic for adults to read at a public school board meeting, it has no business being in a public school library.
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