Former President Barack Obama released a lengthy statement about how his life was shaped by books written by gay and transgender authors.
The Democrat president made the admission in a letter to librarians Monday morning.
“Today, some of the books that shaped my life — and the lives of so many others — are being challenged by people who disagree with certain ideas or perspectives,” Obama said. “It’s no coincidence that these ‘banned books’ are often written by or feature people of color, indigenous people, and members of the LGBTQ+ community…”
Obama seems to be referencing the pushback from parents at school boards about the Left’s attempts to sexualize children with books that contain or reference pornography.
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Today, some of the books that shaped my life—and the lives of so many others—are being challenged by people who disagree with certain ideas or perspectives. And librarians are on the front lines, fighting every day to make the widest possible range of viewpoints, opinions, and… pic.twitter.com/txhCTfH3Gh
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 17, 2023