controversies – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com The definitive fact-checking site and reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:34:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 http://www.snopes.com/app/uploads/2017/02/cropped-snopes-drop-light-only-yellow-32x32.png controversies – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com 32 32 Viral Heineken Advertisement Praised After Pepsi Flub http://www.snopes.com/2017/04/28/heineken-ad-pepsi/ Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:03:46 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/?p=88120 SheaMoisture Apologizes for Ad with Mostly White Models http://www.snopes.com/2017/04/25/shea-moisture-advertisement-controversy/ Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:28:02 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/?p=87702 Bernie Sanders Buys $600,000 Summer Home, Prompting Controversy http://www.snopes.com/2016/08/10/bernie-sanders-buys-summer-home/ Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:38:01 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=45351 Father of USA Freedom Kids Considering Suit Against Trump http://www.snopes.com/2016/07/26/father-of-usa-freedom-kids-considering-suit-against-trump/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:14:08 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=43036 Brock Turner Rape Controversy http://www.snopes.com/2016/06/08/brock-turner-rape-controversy/ Wed, 08 Jun 2016 20:10:08 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=36398 Illinois Single Mother Birth Certificate Controversy http://www.snopes.com/single-mother-birth-certificate/ Thu, 25 Feb 2016 20:56:46 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=19793 Queens School Criticized for Carnival Excluding ‘Poor Kids’ http://www.snopes.com/2015/05/26/ps-120-carnival-poor-kids/ Tue, 26 May 2015 21:35:50 +0000 http://m.snopes.com/?p=182 On 21 May 2015, PS 120 in Flushing, Queens hosted an end-of-year carnival for its students (aged Kindergarten through fifth grade). While celebrations of the sort are not unusual, an article in the New York Post prompted a high level of interest in the carnival and its handling. On 24 May 2015, the paper published an article titled … Continued