Northeast Police Department ‘Shopping Cart’ Arrest Controversy
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania ‘School Lunch Debt’ Controversy
The issue of “school lunch debt” prompted heated debates in July 2019, thanks in part to an ongoing controversy in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The topic of incurring debt for school lunches in the Pennsylvania county came to national attention around July 20 2019, when multiple news organizations reported on letters received by families in the […]
Did an Arkansas Republican Propose Cutting Free Lunches to Punish Students?
On February 26 2019, the Facebook page “Occupy Democrats” shared the following meme (archived here), alleging that state legislator from Arkansas Alan Clark proposed cuts to school lunch programs for disadvantaged children: Text around a photograph of Clark read: Idiot Politician of the Day – February 26, 2019 America, meet Arkansas Republican State Representative Alan Clark. […]