Unreturned library books can often mean jail time
The story of a Texas man's October arrest for failing to return an overdue library book went viral recently, sparking snarky headlines about library police and the Lone Star State extending its tough-on-crime bravado to books.
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#1 Dec 26, 2013
Does this mean a cavity search for over-due books?
#2 Dec 27, 2013
Libraries should not get any more special consideration than any other civil matter. If someone doesn't return a book, then the government can bill them and then add that amount to the taxes they owe.
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