Open in App
WSPA 7News

Library committee faces backlash after approval to move transgender-theme material

By Bethany Fowler,

2023-03-15

https://img.particlenews.com/image.php?url=1DiXLr_0lJbkyh600

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A committee in Greenville County has voted to move any books that discuss sexuality or gender transition to the adult section of the library.

That decision is now facing backlash.

At a listening session Tuesday evening, community members shared their concerns about the move.

One community member said, “You don’t want your kids reading something, fine, parent your kids, but don’t parent mine, it’s not your place.”

Another community member said, “what makes me fear for the life of my transgender son is the incendiary diatribe like the one I witnessed yesterday being put forth by public officials.”

The decision about the placement of the books is not final.

The library’s board of trustees must approve the changes at their meeting in two weeks.

Copyright 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to WSPA 7NEWS.

Expand All
Comments / 0
Add a Comment
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Most Popular newsMost Popular

Comments / 0