A group that claims people asking for some children and teen books to be moved are “transphobic, homophobic and racist” are asking for supporters to come out to the Trussville Library on Monday night.

Read Freely Trussville claims there was a call to ban LGBT and racial justice books in February. They are asking for people to push back against what they are calling “tirades.”

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Statewide, there has been a call to remove books with pornographic or sexually explicit material from the children’s and teen’s sections of libraries and into the adult section.

“The Trussville  Library is the latest library under attack,” a flyer states. “Join the battle for freedom, liberty, and democracy at the Trussville Library Board Meeting!”

The Trussville Library Board meeting will be on Monday, starting at 4:30 p.m. in the library auditorium. Comments will be limited to three minutes each, and only 30 minutes will be given for the public comment section of the meeting.

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