Articles tagged Spokane

Backlash: Drag Queen Story Hour proves detrimental to libraries seeking increased funding

PETITION: Tell U.S. libraries to stop pushing 'drag queens' on our kids! Sign the petition here. SPOKANE, Washington, July 31, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Public libraries in Washington state are distancing themselves from a recent Drag Queen Story Hour event which has library officials concerned that taxpayers will turn against increased funding for their jurisdiction’s library system.  A Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) held at a library in the City of Spokane, Washington in June attracted national attention as 200 protestors were met with extreme measures by local law enforcement, with snipers stationed atop the library roof to keep peaceful protesting moms […]