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Published: Sunday, Jan. 20 2013 12:00 a.m. MST

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Salt Lake City, UT

Mr. Tippets, using your same reasoning a school district in Texas could purge books about Mormon families from their libraries.


Considering that recent polls indicate 53% of Americans approve of same-sex marriage and an additional percentage support civil unions, my guess would be that the greater majority supports inclusive books.

Ogden, UT

Larry, you're making the argument that guaranteeing access to a minority viewpoint is somehow morally inferior to banning a dissenting viewpoint. That's a dangerous argument to make.

I guess parents who want their children to be raised with intolerant views will just have to try a bit harder to infuse them at home, won't they?

American Fork, UT

I think you're overestimating the importance of reading in the life of a student today.

salt lake, UT

considering the fact that no one is forced to read the book I would say that no one is imposing their viewpoint on you but your desire to ban people from having the choice to read it surely does.

Salt Lake City, UT

When will people understand?

This book DOES represent societies values.

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