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Principal Bans Candy Canes, Claiming the 'J' Shape Stands for Jesus

December 7th, 2018
An elementary school principal in Nebraska has landed in hot water after sending out a Christmas memo that included a list of items that would be considered unacceptable during the holidays. Among the various Christmas-themed items on the list was one entry in particular that raised eyebrows: candy canes.

Reading the Bible as Punishment: Disturbing Pattern of Anti-Gay Harassment at Oregon High School

May 23rd, 2018
An Oregon high school has come under intense scrutiny amid reports of ongoing harassment and intimidation of LGBT students. After years of enduring abuse from classmates, teachers, and administrators, two brave students recently went public with their stories. Among the punishments prescribed to LGBT kids was mandatory Bible reading.

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