"Well, for one, curriculum fairs across the country will be cancelled as book vendors scramble to figure out how to comply with the new ruling. Complete book inventories will have to be destroyed -- the ruling even prohibits giving away the books!Can't even give them away? What are they going to do, have a great big children's-books-burning? Bury them? Dump them in the ocean? Solomon said that of the making of books there is no end, but this legislation may just do it.
"Local thrift stores will be hard hit -- ....Clothing, toys and books -- even CDs and DVDs are included in the ruling.....No more library sales. Libraries will not be permitted to give away or sell book donations."
Thursday, January 08, 2009
Dimwitted yoyo-meisters aside...this is no joking matter
Heather Idoni of The Homeschooler's Notebook posts about her perceptions of the children's-products legislation.