Article Title

Toledo couple file complaint against Newport library videos

Newspaper

News-Times (Newport)

Date

11-3-1993

Challenged Material

Sammy and Rosie get laid (video), Don's party (video)

Reading Level

adult

Location

Newport

Participants

Cheyne and Mary Jo Turner, Newport Public Library, Newport Library Board of Trustees

Abstract

Cheyne and Mary Jo Turner filed a request with the Newport Public Library that two videos be removed or access restricted to adults. The Turners objected to the videos because of sexual content and homosexuality. Library director Jane Appling details the library's collection and display policies as well as the review process library staff would undertake to evaluate their request.

Keywords

film ratings, foreign films, materials access, morality, Oregon Library Association, Doug Hoffman, video rental policies, Library Bill of Rights, "Freedom to read", American Library Association, "Freedom to view"

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