Skip to comments.Unreal: Seattle Libraries Approve Hardcore Porn-Watching in Front of Children
Posted on 02/04/2012 11:15:57 PM PST by beaversmom
Seattle libraries will not allow patrons to eat or sleep or go barefoot. But they can watch all the hardcore porn they want in front of children. Seattle PI reported:
The Seattle Public Library has a long list of rules of things you cant do in the library, to ensure comfort and safety of staff and patrons. You cant eat, sleep, look like youre sleeping, be barefoot, be too stinky or talk too loudly.
But you can watch graphic porn on a public computer in front of kids. Despite repeated complaints from female patrons about men watching porn in full view of their children, the library has held fast to its policy of unfettered online access for grown-ups.
The reason: Its not in the business of censorship.
The latest dust-up comes after a mother with her two kids saw a man watching hard-core porn at the Lake City library and complained. When the librarian refused to ask the man move to a less visible screen, Julie Howe wrote the library, the media and lawyers and got on KUOW.
It was very shocking, said Howe, whose 10-year-old girl had seen the mans screen and cried that night. But, she acknowledged, its not an easy one to solve.
Other libraries also allow porn
The librarys position was mirrored elsewhere. The King County Library System has a similar policy, of filtering kids access on computers, while allowing adults to roam freely. The American Library Association endorses the same stance.
Sometimes, in a library, youre going to see information thats going to make you uncomfortable, Barbara Jones, director of the associations intellectual freedom office, said on KUOW Wednesday.
It’s time to simply start closing libraries. They served their purpose, just like the Ice Man, the Milk Man, the Egg Man, etc. They are relics of another age. Keep the books stored away for our post-EMP days, but end the concept of the public library.
...and make DAMN SURE that the librarians understand that it was THEIR ATTITUDE that caused them to be tossed out of work.
The viewers aren’t watchimg porn, they are conducting socialogical studies on library users and their reaction to the appearance of someone watching porn.
Geez! Didn’t you know that? They probably have an 18 million dollar Federal grant for the study, too.
I have a 92 year old father who is scammed by Nigerian internet scammers. We destroyed the internet port on his computer at home, so he goes to the public library to do it. I have reported it to the city library - but they won’t do anything about it. Same principle - a crime is being committed at a public facility using city equipment. Yu would think they would be held complicit in the crime of elder abuse.
40's and 50's for this geezer...and the 60's were a shock even as a young adult.
Millions of homeschoolers nationwide
Not me. I avoid libraries like the plague.
Nasty horrible people go there. The screens aren’t safe and the bathrooms aren’t safe. Since my nine-year-old got attacked in a bathroom, we don’t go unless I escort them.
They don't own computers?
Oh, children have already been molested/raped in libraries by the “patrons”. Not sure about kidnapped though. The perverts get all riled up by watching their faggot/pedophile porn and then go act it out on children.
The tree needs watering.
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The only reason pornography is legal is because porn producers, Larry Flynt in particular, the ACLU and a leftist dominated SCOTUS decided that obscenity, sexually graphic images and now live sex shows fall under the "freedom of the press". Utter nonsense. And Librarians are ultra leftists (or enough of them to steer the boat that way).
SEPARATION OF LIBRARIES AND STATE! Stop wasting tax money or worse than wasting it, using it to provide perverts with their porn fix! Libraries could be private with small fees, or public but TOTAL local control and tell the ACLU and ALA to stuff it!!!
What if this happened in a private home? Hm?
What if a neighbor showed porn to a 10 old in a private home?
What would happen to a **parent** if the the **parent** exposed a 10 year old to porn?
Down on the Animal Farm, government employees sleep in the farmer’s house. Parents and private citizens get hauled off to prison and labeled as sexual perverts for the rest of their lives. OINK!
Picture of Jesus?
Sitting here laughing! Great guerrilla warfare!
As much as I think that people should view porn on a public computer, what would happen if someone thinks FR is 'porn'?
It happened when a LIBERAL didn't like me on FR and Red State. I was visiting a college campus.
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I thought this would be of interest to homeschoolers considering how much they avail themselves of the library.
That is why it does matter what goes on in someone's bedroom. It doesn't stay there, because the practitioners gravitate into public service jobs like librarians, school teachers, politicians, judges, scout leaders.......
Shocking story. Where is common sense?
Of course we do, but you asked and I told you. Homeschoolers use the library.
Our tax monies used by a small cadre of radical Leftists to undermine us. That’s SOP folks. Defund the Left by defunding government.
Not everyone is as wise and watchful. Most are naive about what happens in the library. FReepers know.