Jefferson banned from some Virginia middle schools


Fang-Face writes "A quivering administrator in Fairfax County, Virginia, has banned the film 1776 from middle school civics curricula. The reason for this censorship is sexual innuendo due to Jefferson saying he "burns" for his wife, whom he has not seen in six months. I had to do a search through Google to find an article with enough information to build a context (in most cases the article had been abstracted down to the first four paragraphs only) and finally found this report at This article also mentions how Fairfax has been the subject, for some time, of a trend towards stipping classrooms and libraries of materials."

We've covered PABBIS and other Fairfax stories in the past.

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