Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in Salt Lake City on Dec. 16, 2021. (AP Photo / Rick Bowmer, File)

The wave of attempted book banning and restrictions continues to intensify, the American Library Association reported Friday. Numbers for 2022 already approach last year’s totals, which were the highest in decades.

Book Ban & CPS Data

We have some of your comments on a controversial book ban and a mom who's challenging CPS on its data in tonight's Viewer Feedback.

The decision to ban a popular book from a west suburban school angers students and parents.