Persuasive Essay: Should Books Be Banned Books?

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Cherylann Garcia Mr. Ward English 10 Pre-Ap P.8 November 18, 2013 Banned Books The more you read the more things you will know; the more that you learn, the more places you'll go. For example, imagine if children never get to experience any situations that would happen in the real world like playing outside, hanging out with friends, or dealing with problems because they are always locked up in the house by their parents. They wouldn’t know how different life would be or what would be wrong or right to their situations. If they stay that way during their childhood, their adult life would be different and they wouldn’t know how to deal with it. Books have always been a reliable sound for stories and research, but it’s also a guide that…show more content…
It can be enacted at the national or sub national level, and can carry legal penalties for their infraction. The Pico was a case in which four Justices of the US Supreme Court concluded that the First Amendment limits the power of local school boards to remove library books from junior high schools and high schools, four Justices concluded the contrary. The Pico case and Book banning are very similar because there are groups of people that disagree about a book being published for the public and schools to read. The First Amendment connects to book banning because it shows people have rights and they fight for them until they succeed. Such as parents banning books so their children do not have to read books that they think are inappropriate. I believe books should not deserve to be banned in Liberty High School because we Junior High School students deserve to read unique kinds of books so we can experience the different qualities that books have. For instance, in my high school career, I have read books that have been banned but there are two specific books that I’ve been concerned of; which is Flowers for Algernon and Romeo and Juliet. A number of parents have banned these two specific books

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