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Nebraska Principal Bans Candy Canes, Says ‘J’ Shape Signifies Jesus

The principal of an elementary school in Elkhorn, Nebraska banned teachers from using candy canes in the classroom because they are in the shape of a “J,” which she believes stands for Jesus. She has been since placed on leave by the school district.

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FACT CHECK: Yes, the Virgin Mary Gave God ‘Consent’

God the Father fell under scrutiny Monday when Minnesota State University associate professor Eric Sprankle accused the creator of the universe of impregnating the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, without consent.

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NYU Student Government Passes ‘BDS’ Resolution Against Israel

New York University’s student government voted in favor of a resolution demanding that the university divests from three companies that do business with Israel. The students accused NYU of giving their tuition payments to companies involved in “murdering brown people across the globe.” 

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: Roastmaster Kevin Hart attends The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber at Sony Pictures Studios on March 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber will air on March 30, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty …

Hollywood Is Blacklisting Kevin Hart, But Not over Old Gay Jokes

Unlike Joy Reid, Alec Baldwin, and Jimmy Kimmel, Kevin Hart does not behave in the way an entertainer is “supposed” to behave, most especially a black entertainer: Kevin Hart is apolitical. He does not trash Trump, he does not trash Republicans, he does not trash Trump supporters or Christians.

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Study: ‘Sh*t’ Is America’s Most-Used Word on Twitter

A recent study claims that American Twitter users are overwhelmingly negative on the platform and utilize swear words more often than those from other countries. Researchers claim Twitter data matches the “established stereotypes” about Americans.

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Report: Google Personalizes Search Results Even When Users Are Logged Out

A new study claims that Google personalizes search results even when a Google user is logged out of their account. Tests for the phrases “gun control,” “immigration,” and “vaccinations” all provided different results for different test users which could reportedly not be explained by changes in location or other expected factors.

Pro-life supporters gather at the Washington Monument to hear Vice President Mike Pence speak at the March for Life rally on January 27, 2017 in Washington,DC. Anti-abortion activists are gathering for the 44th annual March for Life in Washington, protesting the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. / AFP / …

University of Idaho Bans Pro-Life, Two-Genders Posts on Student-Run Feminist Blog

A University of Idaho administrator has banned a female student from expressing pro-life views and stating that women have XX chromosomes on a university feminist blog, accusing the student of writing in a way that “directly challenges” opposing viewpoints. The Administrator advised the female student that she should avoid “hot button” issues in her future feminist blog articles.