Article Title

Local OCA leader takes on 19 books

Newspaper

The Bulletin (Bend)

Date

6-13-1993

Challenged Material

Annie on my mind by Nancy Garden, The David Kopay story by David Kopay

Reading Level

young adult, adult

Location

Bend

Participants

Bend High School, Deschutes County Library, Dorothy Oak, June Bonkosky

Abstract

Dorothy Oak, a citizen of Bend, challenged 19 books about homosexuality in the Bend High School and Deschutes County Libraries. June Bonkosky of Bend challenged a slang dictionary in a separate complaint. Both individuals are affiliated with the Oregon Citizen's Alliance, a group who sponsored Ballot Measure 9 which would prevent the state from guaranteeing civil rights protections to homosexual individuals.

Keywords

morality, foul language, vulgarity, OCA, Lon Mabon, Katherine McDowell, American Civil Liberties Union, Mary Ginnane, Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse

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