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Right Wing French Politicians Attack Immoral Children's Books

Posted at 7:05AM Friday 14 Feb 2014

In a country where the banning of books is rare and mostly unheard of, France has recently experienced a spate of attacks by its politicians on the most liberal of French children's books.


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