Should PORN be allowed at PUBLIC LIBRARIES?

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    Very, very interesting debate taking place in Michigan:

    eeekonomy.com/discussion/Should-Adult-Content-at-the-Library-be-Shelved-/62
     
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    Why not? Nobody's forcing you to pick it up. It should simply be in a section that's monitored by someone so that if you're under 18, you don't have access to that section.
     
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    No
     
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    No.
     
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    Any of you naysayers have a reason why not, since it's a "public" library, where you're supposed to be able to find any reading material you like?
     
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    No, because of the common presence of minors. There should be no porn in public libraries for the same reason there should be no sex toys at a public pool.
     
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    Our library has unrestricted access and many of our high school kids hang out there and look at porn. Underaged kids are supposed to be prohibited but none of the machines are blocked. It's disgusting for senior citizens to have to walk by and see that stuff.
     
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    Who will define what constitutes porn?
     
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    Tell me what purpose does porn serve the public at large?
     
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    Perhaps Webster?
     

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