In a whirlwind 24 hours, a University of California-Berkeley professor advocated for looting and burning books, backtracked, suggested books from opposing viewpoints are what’s really fascist, and finally, retaliated by boasting about her sexual exploits the night before.
The day started with Professor Grace Lavery joining a social media dogpile to censor a book from author and WSJ contributor Abigail Shrier, whose book, “Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters,” explains how non-transgender children, particularly girls, can be coerced into irreversible surgeries through societal pressure. Appearing to misunderstand the argument of the study, left-wing activists, including the ACLU, pressured both Amazon and Target into censoring advertisements for and banning the book respectively.
Lavery took a different route to getting rid of the information. “Since some ppl have misunderstood my tone, and censorship is an important matter and as a public educator I have a duty to be precise, let me clarify,” the professor tweeted. “I do NOT advocate