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LiberalArkie

(15,892 posts)
Mon Nov 20, 2023, 07:36 PM Nov 2023

Former Arkansas Sen. Jason Rapert appointed to state's library board

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Former Arkansas Sen. Jason Rapert was appointed to the state’s library board by Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday.

Rapert replaces Joan O’Neal and his term will expire on October 18, 2029.

The appointment comes as parents and Arkansas libraries have been challenging a law passed earlier this year that restricts access to books in public libraries. The law was temporarily blocked after a district judge’s ruling in July.

The law, also called Act 372, would have prevented the distribution of library books deemed obscene to minors and allowed library employees to face criminal penalties for distributing books considered harmful to children.

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https://www.kark.com/news/politics/former-arkansas-sen-jason-rapert-appointed-to-states-library-board/


Comment: I wonder if he will outlaw public liberries in Arkanstan?

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Former Arkansas Sen. Jason Rapert appointed to state's library board (Original Post) LiberalArkie Nov 2023 OP
This is terrible. WhiteTara Nov 2023 #1
I am worried that the library's will be closed for non-compliance with the administrations beliefs. LiberalArkie Nov 2023 #2
I think we are a test ground for destructio of WhiteTara Nov 2023 #6
Don't want them to see naught word. multigraincracker Nov 2023 #3
That does not bother them really, it is the thing of people learning history and other beliefs but theirs LiberalArkie Nov 2023 #4
Critical Thinking multigraincracker Nov 2023 #5

LiberalArkie

(15,892 posts)
2. I am worried that the library's will be closed for non-compliance with the administrations beliefs.
Mon Nov 20, 2023, 07:45 PM
Nov 2023

Maybe a list of allowed books and magazines. After all there is no constitutional right to libraries and books

WhiteTara

(29,834 posts)
6. I think we are a test ground for destructio of
Mon Nov 20, 2023, 08:06 PM
Nov 2023

all personal freedoms. You know, voting, learning, soon assembly will be banished.

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