ACLU Sues Utah School For Banning Gay-Inclusive Children’s Book

The ACLU has filed suit against Utah’s Davis School District for banning the children’s book In Our Mothers’ House in its elementary school libraries. Back in June, a small group of 25 parents petitioned the school that the book, which features a family with two moms, “normalizes a lifestyle we don’t agree with.” The school complied and agreed to keep the book off shelves, storing it instead behind the library counter and only allowing students to check it out with a parent’s written permission. The suit argues that parents can limit what their own children read, but that it’s unconstitutional to let them restrict books for everybody else.