Huckleberry Finn Should Be Banned Essay

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Book Banning and Censorship: Why I’m Against It Parents! Do you think that your child should have the privilege to read any book they want to in their school library? Would you care if they read books like Moby dick or Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? You wouldn’t would you? You would probably be proud that they’re actually reading something right? Well, more and more books like these are being banned from school libraries every day because parents all around the United States are “challenging” them. Believe it or not, Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most challenged books in the U.S. today because the ‘N’ word was used too many times. That book was and still is a very popular and well-written…show more content…
For example, if your child wants to read a book that explains why drugs are bad for the human body, why would you stop them? I have learned about sex, drugs, and violence through school and books and that has helped me make decisions about my future. If I didn’t have that I don’t think that I would have made the same decisions! Do you see my point now? When it comes to what children are reading, people only think of the bad things and what the book is about. They don’t look at how it could possibly benefit them! I think that students should be able to read books that appeal to their beliefs and culture. It could help them learn more about themselves and their religion; they can’t do that if those books are banned from school libraries and bookstores! Book banning has been going on for the past two thousand years but people still read those books! Book banning does not prevent people from reading them. There is no point in it! Some of the books people are banning are award-winning books! Why would you ban award-winning books? It’s apparently a good book so why ban
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