South Texas school districtâ€™s school board voted unanimously to keep Brave New World and Stranger in a Strange Land, while giving parents more control over their childrenâ€™s choices by requiring principals to automatically offer an alternative to a challenged book. Full Story.
"I donâ€™t feel that I should be carrying them around, much less be forced to read them," Outland said. "I believe in the freedom to read. But I also believe in the freedom not to read. I donâ€™t want to be forced to read these books if they go against my values and the values of the community. This is not censorship, this is not banning. This is freedom."