Dec 14 2006
So says a mother of four from Georgia. Laura Mallory has been pushing for the Harry Potter books to be removed from the shelves of Georgia public school libraries.
Referring to the recent rash of deadly assaults at schools, Mallory said books that promote evil – as she claims the Potter ones do – help foster the kind of culture where school shootings happen.
Via Associated Press.
That’s quite a leap there, Laura Mallory, from wizards and Hogwarts and fighting evil to assault with a deadly weapon.