NBC30.com Says Antonio Rivera, a representative of several churches, has asked the New Haven, CT, Board of Education to remove the books from city classrooms. He called the series satanic, and said that it glorifies the occult. He said the book encourages children to use spells, against Christian teaching.
\”Why in the world (would) we want to teach our children witchcraft and sorcery?\” he told the school board at a recent meeting.
A bit more Here as well.
A more postive story, Hungry for Harry says three months is practically a lifetime for a fifth-grader with a love of reading and an already tattered Potter library.