The American Booksellers Association (ABA) has “protected” its Twitter account — hidden its tweets from public view — in the wake of a controversy last week over its effort to censor a book that is critical of transgenderism among girls.
Last week, the ABA apologized for including the book, Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters, written by Abigail Shrier, in a newsletter, referring to its own article about the book as a “violent incident.”
As Breitbart News reported:
The ABA tweeted, “An anti-trans book was included in our July mailing to members. This is a serious, violent incident that goes against ABA’s ends policies, values, and everything we believe and support. It is inexcusable.”
The New York-based ABA describes itself as “a national not-for-profit trade organization that works to help independently owned bookstores grow and succeed.”
Criticism of the ABA’s censorship began to pour in, with some