Outrage over local council’s decision to ban books featuring same-sex parents

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Advocates are fighting to reverse a western Sydney council’s decision to ban books featuring same-sex parents.

At the beginning of May, Cumberland City council voted to “rid” publicly-funded libraries of any books that show same-sex parents. The state government has now warned the ban breaches public library guidelines, and could lead to funding cuts for the libraries.

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