Oregon School’s Ridiculous Battle Over ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Ends With Book Ban

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JIM WATSON

A graphic novel adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was permanently pulled from an Oregon high school’s library thanks to the district’s superintendent and his deputy who forced its removal after a committee couldn’t decide what to do about the book.

“We removed the graphic novel because…we found numerous images of nudity, sexual assault and violence throughout the graphic novel,” Medford School District spokesperson Natalie Hurd told the Mail Tribune.

Superintendent Bret Champion and Superintendent Deputy Jeanne Graziol made the final call to remove two copies of the graphic novel from North Medford High School, Mail Tribune reported.

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