The notion that the mere presence of inappropriate language and allegedly suggestive images is justification for a book’s removal sets a harmful precedent that, for example, a classic work of literature that contains adult language, or an art history textbook that includes a nude, should also be kept away from teens.
The message government is communicating appears to be that young people’s opinions concerning such issues are not respected and don’t matter.
The groups maintain that although the school should and must aim to create a positive learning environment free from racism and hostility, the decision to cancel the play fails to further this objective
The online petition has been launched in response to the news DHS Secretary Kelly is likely to implement the proposal.
NCAC is delighted to announce our three winners for our 2016 Youth Free Expression Film Contest.