Excerpt:Â Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to tell which is which. Sometime after our deadline last week, the library board in California's capital was to consider the proposition that taxpayers should provide access to pornography via library computers.
Well, the ACLU wouldn't put it that way, though the ideal "reasonable person" of our court system would. The American Civil Liberties Union argues that libraries shouldn't censor porn websites because blocking programs might inadvertently exclude something of social or research value.