A parent who complained about a book assigned to his daughter at Gilford High School in Gilford, New Hampshire, was arrested and taken away in handcuffs from a school board meeting for refusing to âbe quietâ when repeatedly admonished by a board member.
William Baer, whose ninth-grade daughter last week was assigned the book âNineteen Minutes,â came to the meeting to protest the bookâs assignment and the districtâs failure to notify parents the book contained graphic descriptions of ârough sexâ between teens.
According to a report in the Laconia Daily Sun, Baer challenged the board to actually read aloud that portion of âNineteen Minutesâ during the meeting, but school officials refused.
He continued, âThe book goes on-on-on after the sex scene, talking about the girl getting pregnant and wanting to have an abortion,â he explained. âSo, I went to the school board meeting to complain that the ...