BREAKING: Georgia school removes pornographic books after Libs of TikTok exposé
A Win For Cobb County Students and Families!
On August 19th, we reached out to the Cobb County School District via email to ask them for comment on why they were offering pornographic themed books to their students.
One of the books offered is “Flamer” which contains graphic depictions of sex and discusses watching porn and masturbation.
Another book we found in the district is “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” which discusses oral sex in graphic detail.
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Two days later we received a response from Chief Strategy and Accountability Officer John Floresta. His response is what all parents should want to hear! It read, “Any book, video, or lesson which contains sexually-explicit content is entirely unacceptable and have no place in our schools, period. Over the weekend, we have removed both books from all of our schools.”
The district also reportedly sent out an email to parents and staff on Monday, August 21st notifying them they removed the two books in question.
We followed up and verified on the district’s website that the books previously marked available now shows as “in processing” or were already pulled and are unavailable for students. This is what the library catalog was showing before:
The library catalog after we emailed the district with images from the pornographic books they were offering to students:
John also wrote that they were “unaware” that these books had any explicit material in them until he received our email and thanked us for notifying them. He also stated, “at the direction of our Board and Superintendent, we are unapologetically holding our staff accountable to only use content which is aligned to Georgia standards, our Board’s policies, and the Law.”
A very happy ending for parents and students! Students should not be offered porn in schools and we will keep fighting until we get the porn removed from every school in America.
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