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Voter confronts Ron DeSantis over Dr. Seuss book

Ron DeSantis was confronted by a voter over a Dr Seuss book being removed from a Florida library.

The Florida Governor was fielding questions at the Hampton town hall, New Hampshire, on Wednesday, 17 January.

An attendee mentioned that someone he knew had to remove a Dr Seuss book from a library and so he wouldn’t vote for Mr DeSantis.

Defending his book bans, Mr DeSantis said: “There’s pornographic books that are in the schools and we’ve empowered parents to object to that and to have it removed”.

He went on to claim activists are trying to “create a reaction” by objecting to books being removed.

Florida school districts removed roughly 300 books last school year, including various LGBTQ memoirs and award-winning novels.