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Kirk Cameron and Brave Books undeterred by library canceling ‘See You at the Library’ event: ‘We plan on showing up’

Kirk Cameron beHis faith-based children’s book publisher, Brave Books, didn’t flinch when the Alabama library tried to cancel a meeting coinciding with the “Meet me at the library” event.

The Madison Public Library in Huntsville, Alabama has canceled participation in the rally. “Let’s meet at the library” An event is planned for this Saturday hosted by Moms for Liberty. It is part of Cameron & Brave Books’ national event, promoting the participation of approximately 270 libraries across 45 states.

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Kirk Cameron brought a faith-based children’s book to the Placencia Public Library, located about 55 miles south of Los Angeles, California, on January 14, 2023. There, about 1,000 parents and children waited in the rain to read his story.

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The Madison Public Library announced that it could no longer hold the event, citing concerns over expected attendance. After reviewing options with city officials, it said the event would have to be moved to another location.

“The City of Madison applies its outdoor event permit regulations equally to all groups and organizations. “We did,” the city of Madison said in a statement. “Moms for Liberty Group failed to apply for event permits in advance and it was determined that the city’s resources were unable to support an event of this magnitude at such short notice. Alternate accommodation has been recommended to the organization to secure the event.”

Brave Books CEO Trent Talbot said: Washington Examiner They will also appear at the Madison Public Library on Saturday.

“We’ve been traveling the country for nine months, setting up wholesome story times in public libraries around the country. Every library has more people than the room they’ve reserved,” Talbot said. Told. “We have always treated people in line the same way. I’m going to let you into the room.”

“The Madison Public Library’s use of capacity constraints as a reason to ‘cancel’ this event makes no sense and is in legal jeopardy,” added Talbot. “I hope the library will be normal for story time tomorrow. I will be at the library tomorrow morning at 10am.”

The law firm that represents Brave Books, First Liberty Institute, responded to the cancellation in a letter on Thursday. Washington Examiner If it continues to be revoked, it said, “you have committed illegal and unconstitutional religious views and content discrimination that violates the Alabama Constitution and the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.”

The First Liberty Institute said its law firm is “ready to prove its clients’ civil rights violations in court” if the event does not resume.

Prime Minister Cameron previously said Washington Examiner That opposition to this event was expected.

“Some of the organizers are really concerned about the issue of capacity. Of course, there are people in the reading room, and while Press Hours is not part of this movement, they are actually protesting it,” Cameron said. “People at local libraries have received threatening emails about disruptions and drag queen protests and performances. It will be in these libraries, or right next to these libraries, at the same time.”

“So it should be a great day,” Cameron continued. “The battle is here and we are confident that good will triumph over evil.”

For the past eight months, Cameron has been on a national Story Hour tour in multiple cities with the publisher. Brave Books He stopped at the library to read faith-based children’s books, as you grow and Pride comes before it falls, It encourages parents who wish to reclaim cultural influences and resist “awakened” influences on their children.

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Cameron will travel on a private jet donated for use during the event on Saturday and will appear at three libraries, including the Madison Public Library.

Pinal County, Arizona Sheriff Mark Lamb, podcaster and author David Harris Jr., women’s sports advocate Riley Gaines and ex-gangster Michael Franzese will also appear at some of the library gatherings.

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