Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Banning books

See, here’s the thing. If you don’t like a child’s book, then just don’t buy it for your child.

Simple, huh?

Don’t ask for the government to do your parenting for you. Or demand it parent your neighbours.

And if you don’t like a bookseller selling it, then tell them – or don’t patronise them.

Don’t ask for the government to do your nannying for you.

Don’t ask it to ban, banish, censor or “age-rate” it.

Don’t pretend your children haven’t heard those words before.

Don’t pretend they won’t find those naughty words by simply Googling.

And don’t pretend they wouldn’t hear worse stories every week at Sunday School.

1 comment:

  1. I got a good laugh out of this nonsense. Do the muppets from Family First seriously think people who want the book won't buy (or otherwise acquire) it online? Or does Bob McCoskrie own shares in Amazon?


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