Article Title

Measure 9 would block information

Authors

Newspaper

Tigard Times

Date

10-1-1992

Location

Tigard, Oregon

Participants

Oregon Citizens Alliance; Tigard Library Board Members: Amo De Bernardis, Yvonne Burgess, Jeri Cundiff, Susan Grossen, Marily Hartzell, Carl Kostol.

Abstract

The Tigard Public Library board of trustees unanimously adopted a resolution to oppose Ballot Measure 9. If passed, the measure would amend Oregon’s Constitution and prohibit state and local governments from using public funds or property to promote homosexuality. This measure conflicts with the mission of public libraries to provide a variety of materials. The board stated its support of the American Library Association’s Bill of Rights and the Freedom to Read.

Keywords

censorship, challenges, homosexuality, Freedom to Read, Oregon Constitution

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