ALA upholds the principles of intellectual freedom and resists all efforts to censor library resources and protects library users' right to privacy. Tracks censorship efforts, co-sponsors Banned Book Week, and provides censorship related toolkits.
Started in 1992 the group takes issue with "many serious problems emanating from public library policies" & "believes some libraries have used tax dollars for the purpose of political activism against the will of the local citizens."
Founded in 1981. the organization suports a number of social issues by gathering, analyzing, and distributing information to the public in a manner that provides for full and fair exposition on the issues.
The site lacks a clearly state purpose therefore it is difficult to ascertain if book and Internet censorship are the goal or a by-product of their criticism of “…the policy and procedures set forth by the American Library Association [ALA] and equall