Letter: Prosser book committee didn't act in children's best interests

February 20, 2013 

The Prosser book controversy is a prime example of a flawed system where one librarian was able to buy books for the public school system, then it takes a whole panel of stubbornly naive white women to deal with her mistakes.

Where are the men? Oh yeah, that was Rich Korb, whose professional advice they blew off like candles on a birthday cake. The book, Popularity Papers, is one of a series that is being pushed by the Rainbow Book List. It is sponsored by the American Library Association. Another website promoting gay literature is blogger Lee Wind's, "I'm Here, I'm Queer, What the Hell do I read?"

The women on Prosser's panel who are supposed to protect our kids however find this kind of literature fine, and one woman citing her Christianity, said she was not supposed to judge. If they cannot make a judgment then get them out of the way and put someone in there who can. And they wonder why some choose to homeschool. This is your tax money at work.

DALE BROWN, Prosser

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