A town in western Michigan voted this week to defund its library because it contained several books that featured LGBTQ themes.

According to election results reviewed by Insider, Jamestown Township voted by a 25-point margin — 62.5% to 37.5% — to reject a proposal on Tuesday that would support the local Patmos Library.

The proposal would have renewed and increased funding for the library’s repairs and operations beginning in 2023.

Local news site Bridge Michigan reported that the vote will ax the library’s $245,000 budget because a majority of funding comes through property taxes.

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