Bill would prohibit ‘obscene’ books from school libraries (USA)

A bill to prohibit books deemed “obscene” from Tennessee school libraries advanced through the Criminal Justice Subcommittee after hours-long discussion with celebrities, parents and education professionals alike. Former SNL member, Victoria Jackson, stated that people are stealing the innocence of children through obsene books. Supporters of the bill said some books have descriptions of excessive violence or even pornography. The bill passed with a vote of 7-3.