"parents who would tell their children not to read playboy 'don't really care about their kids growing up and learning to think and explore.'"
9/18/95 citizen, quoting judith krug,
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safe libraries has found and linked to the source of judith krug's quote that essentially says that parents who care get their children playboyget adobe readerwhat lurks in the library? - the american library association believes children should have access to all material, no matter how violent or obscene [2 meg pdf] is from the september 18, 1995 issue of focus on the family citizen magazine.  copyright © 1995, focus on the family.  all rights reserved.  international copyright secured.  used by permission.  for information on this magazine go to the www.family.org.

the quote is at the bottom of the third page.  it's the caption under the picture of a smiling, proud judith krug, proud to recommend playboy for our children.

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