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Story from the Western Front on efforts by the Whatcom County Rural Library District (in Bellingham, Washington) to quash a subpoena requiring the disclosure of the names and addresses of people who borrowed the book, "Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America."
An unnamed library patron at the Deming Branch found a passage written in the margin of the book, and contacted an FBI agent with the information. The handwritten note read as follows:
Agent James Powers contacted the library district after receiving this information, and requested further information on the book, which an unnamed library employee denied.