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Nick Mahlstadt is running for Indianola School Board, but he has also chimed in on the controversy in Waukee where sexually explicit books were found stocked on the shelves of a school library.

Here is a mother reading passages from a few of the books:

One of the books, “Gender Queer,” contains images many compare to child pornography. If you’re interested, you can see just how bad the images are by clicking on this story.

Mahlstadt shared a story from the Des Moines Register about the books:

“This should concern everyone, especially the group that proclaims ‘freedom,’ especially the mother group naming themselves after freedom. In all seriousness, if we are to be a society that proclaims freedom we don’t go about that by banning books. Our kids are watching.”

Author: Jacob Hall