Oregon censorship attempts drop
The Bulletin (Bend)
Night chills by Dean R. Koontz, Akbar by Matt Groening, Jeff's guide to life by Matt Groening, a sign depicting the devil made by students at Coquille High School, Horrorgami by Richard Saunders and Brian Macne, Wellness: stress management (author unknown)
young adult, adult
Bend, Sisters, Coquille, Glendale, Eagle Point
Mountain View High School, Bend High School, Sisters High School, Coquille High School, Glendale High School, Eagle Point High School
All retained except Horrorgami and Wellness: Stress management; the principal at Coquille High School asked students to modify the sign depicting the devil
The advocacy group People for the American Way reported 21 book challenges were made in Oregon during 1992-93 in its report "Attacks on the Freedom to Learn." Most challenges were related to religious objections, sexual content, and profane or objectionable language. The article highlights materials challenged in Central Oregon; challenges were down slightly compared with the previous year.
violence, homosexuality, Bend High School Library
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