The 21st Show

Metropolis Public Library accused of censorship


Photo from the Metropolis Public Library's Facebook page

Metropolis, Illinois is at the center of a free speech debate. A new state law prohibits libraries from banning books, but some board members there are facing accusations of censorship.

We'll hear from Kam Comer, News Director at WMOK Radio, about how residents are reacting. Ashley Stewart, Campaign Strategist with EveryLibrary, will join us to discuss potential consequences for libraries that defy the law.


Kam Comer

News Director, WMOK Radio

Ashley Stewart

Campaign Strategist, EveryLibrary