For people who are scared of the power of a few words, standing up against a person who professionally uses words is a bold choice. That’s like being scared of boxing or professional fighters and then challenging them to a fight. So, here are 15 different authors' responses to their books being challenged, mostly by parents worried about exposing their children to sensitive subjects. 

But many of the books are ultimately advocating for good things, like, ironically enough, not banning books. Do we really need to point out the utter lunacy of banning Fahrenheit 451? Or, maybe the book had some bad words, maybe some slurs or expletives of the sort we generally agree kids shouldn’t be saying. But is reading it in a book really suddenly going to make them go around telling people to eff off and to suck a fat one? Well, some people seem to think so. So of course authors have had to, in various combinations of eloquence, snark, wit, loftiness, and humor, rebuff the accusations and news of the bans. Beware: some of these are verbose. C'mon, they're writers. 

Justin Richardson MOST BANNED BOOK AND TANGO MAKES THREE and tango makes three y Justin Richardson Peler Pamel Richardson said, We wrote the book to help parents teach children about same-sex parent families. It's no more an argument in favor of human gay relationships than it is a call

Source: Telegraph

John Green MOST BANNED BOOK LOOKING FOR ALASKA 700 LOOKING for ALASKA TOLNI CRACKEDC CNEr John Green said in a vlog, If you have a world view that can be undone with a novel, let me submit that the problem is not with the novel.

Source: Vlogbrothers

Judy Blume MOST BANNED BOOK ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, MARGARET Food CRACKED.cO Blume, on the response to her books after Reagan's election, My feeling in the beginning was wait, this is America: we don't have censorship, we have, you know, freedom to read, freedom to write, freedom of

Source: The Guardian

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