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Alabama Public Television Bars "Arthur" Episode Featuring Same-Sex Marriage

Alabama Public Television will not air the 22nd season premiere of the kids' cartoon Arthur because it featured a main character coming out as gay and marrying his male partner. “Parents have trusted Alabama Public Television for more than 50 years to provide children’s programs that entertain,...
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Facebook Bans Extremists Alex Jones & Milo Yiannopoulos

Facebook has permanently banned several extremist leaders for being "dangerous." According to The Washington Post , the social media site announced Thursday that some far-right and anti-semitic individuals and organizations are among those banned. They include Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan...
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Maine Becomes 1st U.S. State to Ban Styrofoam

Businesses in Maine will officially be banned from using Styrofoam food containers after governor Janet Mills signed a bill into law Tuesday. Effective January 1, 2021, Maine restaurants, caterers, coffee shops, and grocery stores will be prohibited from using the to-go foam containers (also known...
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A Minor League Ballpark Bans Peanuts, Cracker Jack Over Allergy Fears

"Take Me Out to the Ballgame" is now officially outdated at one Connecticut minor league ballpark. Dunkin’ Donuts Park, home of the Colorado Rockies' Class-AA team Hartford Yard Goats, has banned peanuts and Cracker Jack over allergy fears. Team President Tim Restall tells USA Today the ban arose...
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