I was going to devote this week’s column to the nationwide looting in South Africa, which ought to remind Americans of what happened here a year ago.
But then the American Booksellers Association apologized for promoting a book that is critical of transgenderism among teenage girls, even calling it a “violent incident.”
— American Booksellers Association (@ABAbook) July 14, 2021
That, to me, is an urgent warning sign about the state of freedom in America — and, as it turns out, is linked to the chaos on the streets of South Africa today.
Abigail Shrier is the author of the book Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters. She is married to one of my best friends from college, and has been a friend more than a decade. She is a lawyer-turned-writer who has balanced her literary ambitions with the daily challenge of raising three wonderful kids