School District Bans Mormon-Dissing Book

A Virginia school district has taken Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes novel A Study In Scarlet off of reading lists. The reason: it's offensive to Mormons. The book includes the passage,

Nothing would ever induce him to allow his daughter to wed a Mormon. Such a marriage he regarded as no marriage at all, but as a shame and a disgrace.


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