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The legal aspects of censorship of public school library and instructional materials

  title={The legal aspects of censorship of public school library and instructional materials},
  author={J. Bryson and Elizabeth W. Detty},
Historical research determines that censorship based on politics, religion, or morality has been a continual issue from early recorded history of man to the present. American settlers brought with them to the new world a heritage of suppression of reading matter by church and state. Censorship of obscenity in reading matter began in the early eighteenth century in the New England colonies; however, it did not become a legal issue in the United States until the early 1800s. From that time until… Expand

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