Amazon Books: A New Chapter in Censorship?

FRC | 7/9/2019 | Staff
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Amazon Books: A New Chapter in Censorship?

If Amazon wants to sell books, maybe it ought to stop banning them! The company, which doesn't mind profiting from pornography, apparently does mind offering help for sexual confusion. After pressure from a single LGBT activist, the mega-retailer has decided to pull a series of titles from authors who once identified as gay. Now, a growing chorus of Americans is pressuring Amazon to stop the censorship.

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"These books have been life-saving instruments to some who have been struggling to find hope," Ethan Martin, who used to live as a gay man, told LifeSiteNews. "In taking these resources away, Amazon has not only become hypocritical to its own values, they've attempted to silence a smaller minority of the population [who have] left the LGBT lifestyle."

Making matters worse, Amazon banned the books from their catalogue when the person complaining admitted he'd never read them! FRC's Peter Sprigg, who joined "Washington Watch" on Monday to talk about the controversy, said he couldn't believe a company as massive as Amazon would take a single activist's word for it.

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"It's interesting that the LGBT movement wields such power as that they are able to persuade a huge corporation -- in fact, one single activist is able to persuade a huge corporation -- to remove a whole set of books. I'm pretty certain that nobody at Amazon has cracked the cover of any of these books to see what's inside. I doubt that Roho Allen himself has ever looked at any of these books to see what's inside. And you might be surprised if he did because, the content is not the kind of extreme material that LGBT activists always associate with what they call 'conversion therapy.'"

Meanwhile, thousands of Americans are leaning on Amazon to reverse the decision, signing a...
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