– Advertisement –

Texas School District Ordered to Remove Bible From Library Shelves Amid “Content Review”

by | Aug 18, 2022 | News, Politics, Religion, Social Justice, Social-Issues | 0 comments

We need your support. As big tech continues its crackdown on conservative blogs, our days on these platforms are numbered. Go Ad-Free plus get Exclusive Member-Only content by subscribing to us on Substack!

Keller Independent School District (ISD), just North of Ft. Worth, TX, has instructed the schools in its district to remove 40 “controversial” books from its library shelves amid a “content review,” according to a spreadsheet published by the district.

Keller ISD allows parents and others to issue a “challenge” against library books which causes them to be pulled from the shelves to be reviewed by a committee. According to Dallas Morning News, Jennifer Price, the district’s curriculum director, emailed a copy of the spreadsheet to the principals of the individual schools instructing them to pull the books “by the end of the day” on Tuesday.

Among the list of 42 books were controversial LGBTQ books like Gender Queer, All Boys Aren’t Blue, and Flamer. The Bible was listed right alongside of these other controversial books.

Some of the books challenged by parents at the Keller ISD

According to the spreadsheet, the parent who issued the challenge against the Bible has withdrawn the challenge. However, according to rules implemented by the school district, any book that was previously challenged regardless of status must be re-reviewed by the committee this year. That will include the Bible.

Join Us and Get These Perks:

✅ No Ads in Articles
✅ Access to Comments and Discussions
✅ Community Chats
✅ Full Article and Podcast Archive
✅ The Joy of Supporting Our Work 😉

Essentially, a committee of secular, mostly leftists, will decide whether or not the content being challenged in these school libraries is acceptable or not, including the Bible. Some of the LGBTQ books that have already been challenged include books like I Am Jazz, a book aimed at young children that depict a young boy “transitioning” into a girl. This book, according to the spreadsheet, was voted by a majority in the committee to leave the book on campus.

All Boys Aren’t Blue, a book depicting the life and sexual experiences of a queer black man, was unanimously voted to remain on campus by the committee. “The committee agrees that the author meets his goal and, in doing so, meets the specific needs of some of the students in the district,” the spreadsheet notes read, “It was noted that students who are not represented in the book also have lessons to learn by better understanding of another’s life experiences.”

Yet, the Bible will be reviewed by the same committee that approved these books. Let’s be real, who doesn’t know what’s in the Bible? Even leftists know what’s in it and they are going to read it through the lens of their left-wing activism. We will watch and report whether or not the Keller ISD decides to allow the Bible to stay in its schools’ libraries.

The Dissenter is primarily supported by its readers. The best way to support us is to subscribe to our members-only site where you will receive all of our content ad-free, plus you will get member-only exclusive content.

Or you can make a one-time or recurring donation using the box below. (Note, the donation box below is not for memberships, but for donations. For memberships, use the button above.) For all other donor or supporter inquiries, please reach out to jeff@disntr.com.

- Advertisement -


Another Southern Baptist Megachurch Ordains Woman to Pastorate

Another Southern Baptist Megachurch Ordains Woman to Pastorate

Another Southern Baptist Church is lifting its proverbial middle finger to the Scriptures, to the Baptist Faith and Message, and to God Himself, in rebellion by ordaining women to the pastorate. Bayou Church in Lafayette, with its brazen defiance, has decided to...

- Advertisement -



Follow Us

- Advertisement -

You Might Also Like…

June 2024: Part II “Pride,” Really?

June 2024: Part II “Pride,” Really?

by Jim Fennell In Part I we saw that the coming month of June 2024 will once again give homosexuals a “green light” to push their immoral agenda upon America in social media and TV, with the blessings of our federal government, as well as the support of many state...

JUNE 2024: The LGBTQ Agenda – Part 1 The Curtain Goes Up

JUNE 2024: The LGBTQ Agenda – Part 1 The Curtain Goes Up

by Jim Fennell The month of June 2024 is approaching, giving homosexuals a “green light” to push their immoral agenda upon America with their “Pride” month celebrations and propaganda.  The liberal press fully supports this annual festivity as well as many city...

- Advertisement -

Want to go ad-free with exclusive content? Subscribe today.

This will close in 0 seconds