Librarian Fired For Reporting Child Pornography
A bizarre battle has erupted over the arrest on child pornography charges of a man at a California public library, with library and county officials siding against the staffer who called police to arrest the alleged criminal.
Librarian Brenda Biesterfeld was fired from her job after disregarding her supervisor's orders not to call police.
Now a pro-family organization and a law firm are rallying support for her.
"We've come alongside her, providing media training and legal representation," said Randy Thomasson, chief of the Campaign for Children and Families, a prominent pro-family leadership group. "Our goal is to get Brenda's job back, to institute a new library policy that has no tolerance for obscenity and child pornography, and to send a nationwide message that child predators will not be allowed to 'do their thing' in libraries."