After a heated public debate, the Greenville County Council in South Carolina voted to keep LGBTQ books accessible to children at the public library.
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Controversy over LGBTQ books in the county began in September when the Greenville County GOP unanimously passed a resolution in favor of banning them from the children’s section of libraries.
The GOP became especially concerned in June when the library displayed LGBTQ books in honor of Pride Month.
Of course we shouldn’t have any sexual material in our children’s library,” said parent Barbara Evans, as reported by The State.
And in a 3-9 vote, LGBTQ equality won the day and the council voted to keep the books available to kids. »