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Autauga-Prattville Public Library seeks dismissal of federal lawsuit after conforming rules with state regulations

The Autauga-Prattville Public Library board is requesting a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by left-wing advocates after the library developed policies regarding the availability of sexually explicit children’s books.

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Sexually explicit book removed from Prattville library after child on field trip was 'severely disturbed' by its content

The Autauga Prattville Public Library recently removed a sexually explicit book from its shelves when a child became “severely disturbed” after picking up the book on a field trip.

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'Politically motivated attack': American Library Association's state chapter decries Prattville library director firing

The Alabama Library Association (ALLA) has weighed in on the recent firing of Autauga-Prattville Public Library Director Andrew Foster, calling it a “travesty that should frighten every Alabama resident.”

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Lori Herring: How a small group of parents took on city hall and won

What have we accomplished this year? Not only have we replaced every single member of the Prattville-Autauga Library Board, we have also passed every reform we asked for.

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Latest Prattville-Autauga library resignation leaves one original member since drama over sexually explicit books began

After a slew of recent resignations, the Prattville-Autauga library board is left with one original member who’s served since residents first began objecting to sexually explicit books in the children’s section of the public library.

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Some residents displeased with Autauga Library board rule change requiring parental supervision for children under 16

The group that began expressing concern over adult content in children’s books at the Prattville-Autauga Library is displeased with the recent decision by the Autauga County Library Board to require children under 16 to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Stop giving the green light to blue material

Recently, adults gave the green light to blue material. It's happened repeatedly in Alabama, but Prattville is the only place elected officials have shaken hands with what's wicked.

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Autauga County Commission approves AG opinion to address ongoing issues with Prattville library

The Autauga County Commission has approved a resolution allowing the county’s legal team to submit a request to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall for a legal opinion in battling controversial books in the Prattville-Autauga Public Library.  

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Ashley Carter: The embarrassment that is the Prattville Library board

If we don’t take a stand and fight for our children, who will? It’s obvious it won’t be your local leadership.

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Autauga County Commission likely to request opinion from AG Marshall in continued Prattville library drama

The Autauga County Commission is considering receiving an opinion from Attorney General Steve Marshall regarding legal remedies in the ongoing battle over books containing sexually explicit material for minors at the Autauga-Prattville Public Library.

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'We’ll ask that you sit if you do that again' — Tensions rise at city council meeting in continued fight over sexually explicit books in Prattville library

Tensions flared at a Tuesday Prattville City Council meeting, which led to an interruption from council president Lora Lee Boone, asking a local resident not to describe the content of one of the books in the library.

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Prattville library board elects new director, changes rules for public participation in board meetings

The Prattville-Autauga Library board of trustees voted on a replacement library director as well as rule changes for public participation in public board meetings as debate continues on the inclusion of LGBTQ+ books for minors.   

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Embattled Prattville Library board to hold meeting after library director resigns position amid LGBTQ+ children's books controversy

The Prattville-Autauga Public Library is holding a special meeting of the board of trustees to replace the recently-resigned library director.

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Heated debate over LGBTQ+ children's books at Prattville-Autauga Public Library rages on

The battle over LGBTQ+ children’s books at the Prattville-Autauga Library continues as opponents read excerpts from the contentious books at a city council meeting.

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Voices growing as Prattville residents speak to city council for library's acceptance of LGBTQ children's books

The number of parents protesting the inclusion of a number of LGBTQ+ children’s books at the Prattville Autauga Library is growing, with no signs of stopping.

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Prattville Library board goes against committee's recommendation; Moves LGBTQ+ children's books, changes classification

The Prattville Library board of directors went against the recommendations of the library committee and has decided to slightly change the designation of several LGBTQ+ children's books and move them to a higher shelf.