Children's Cartoon Showing Same Sex Marriage Won't Air in AL


An episode from the Children’s Cartoon “Arthur” will not air in the state of Alabama according to the Program Director for Alabama Public Television. This particular episode, Arthur’s male teacher marries another male.

The episode was scheduled to air as the show’s 22nd season premiere, but the station showed a re-run instead. According to Alabama Public Television, airing this episode would take away the choice of parents who feel it is inappropriate. PBS says local channel can decide what to put on the air in their markets.

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