Reason # 168: Because of the way the LDS church handles critical writings

An article today on USA Today relates how libraries are facing the issue of which books to “ban” because of objections to them. The article ends with this quote: Such controversies make headlines, which helps the library association and other anti-censorship groups track book bans. John, who has been studying book bans since 1993, suggests many library books simply disappear from circulation. “It’s more prevalent than people think,” she says. How do books just “disappear” from circulation?   I know one way. Some of the books I write explain why I left the Mormon Church. Another woman named Gloria Pace left the LDS church after I did and told me that while she was a member, one of her church “jobs” was to...