Library admits they let a convicted sex offender read to children as young as two

Mail Online | 9/29/2018 | Reporter
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It has emerged that a registered child sex offender has been reading to children at Houston Public Library as part of its Drag Queen Storytime.

A group called Mass Resistance, which has been trying to put an end to the program and contacted KHOU about the pedophile.

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The action group claimed that it had been asking the City of Houston for months to disclose information about the drag queens but got no response.

It was only after the group did their own digging that the shocking link was revealed.

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The library has confirmed that one of the program's drag queens, Tatiana Mala Nina, is Alberto Garza, a 32-year-old child sex offender who in 2008, he was convicted of assaulting an eight-year-old boy.

'Most parents would not allow that individual to sit in this library and be held up as a role model to our children. Shame on you, Mayor Sylvester Turner!' said Tracy Shannon with Mass Resistance.

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The Houston Public Library has now admitted that a proper background check on Garza was not carried out but what he will not be invited to participate in any future library programs.

'In our review of our process and of this participant, we discovered that we failed to complete a background check as required by our own guidelines. We deeply regret this oversight and the concern this may cause our customers. We realize this is a serious matter,' the library said in a statement.

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Protesters say they want people to be fired over the lack of oversight.

'If they had done their job and due diligence, if they had said wait...maybe it's not a good idea to have a sex offender who at 200 pounds and 5-foot-11 assaulted an 8-year-old boy!' Shannon said.

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