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Singapore backs call to destroy
gay-themed books

Associated Press, by Satish Cheney

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Posted By:mitzi, 7/12/2014 10:06:50 AM

SINGAPORE — A children´s book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York´s zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries, and the conservative city-state´s information minister said he supports the decision to destroy all copies alongside two other titles. The National Library Board, which runs 26 public libraries in Singapore, pulled from the shelves and said it would "pulp" the copies of three titles, citing complaints their content goes against Singapore´s family values. The books are "And Tango Makes Three," about a male-male penguin couple in the Central Park Zoo;

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: liberty316, 7/12/2014 10:09:45 AM     (No. 9921113)

"The ´conservative´ City-state´s information minister..."??? hmmmmm.....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 7/12/2014 10:37:43 AM     (No. 9921158)

good news..
possible retirement home...
supposed to be very clean, too..

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 7/12/2014 11:00:41 AM     (No. 9921194)

Bravo! Like Russia, they are trying to keep their children from being "groomed" by homosexuals.

Let the US be the beacon of freedom for LGBT (and other qu**r causes) in the world.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MargaretM., 7/12/2014 11:52:41 AM     (No. 9921285)

Agree with other posters -- I would never have expected to become a "book burner" but the publishing industry and movies are geared toward making homosexuals the good guys in our culture. There is hardly a book published recently that doesn´t have a warm, fuzzy gay character or two. It´s particularly true of my library´s book club selections. Anyone want to bet that there is some plot to subvert middle-class, middle-age suburban housewifes?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: columba, 7/12/2014 1:22:42 PM     (No. 9921442)

The homosexual lobby is fueled by a LOT of money and moving toward an unjustifiable end by means of an unjustifiable method. They want what they want, and if it is over your dead body and soul, so be it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 7/12/2014 4:51:53 PM     (No. 9921599)

Wouldn´t mind living there, but Singapore is way beyond my means.

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