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Does 'Freedom to Read' Apply to DVDs?: Library Board Battles County Over Right To Buy R-Rated Films

Date: July 9, 2006
Author: Amy Gardner
QUOTE: The library system's 440 R-rated movies are especially popular. They are also provoking a public battle between the county's Board of Supervisors and the library board of trustees... They say the supervisors' actions are akin to censorship and violate a basic principle espoused by most libraries in the United States: that the freedom to read (and listen and view) is a right of library users with which the government should not interfere...

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