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A Georgia middle school girl was kicked off her school’s football team because her presence might trigger “lustful thoughts” in her teammates.

Girl gets kicked off football teamA Georgia middle school girl was kicked off her school’s football team because her presence might trigger “lustful thoughts” in her teammates. Maddy Blythe, 12, said she was told she could not return to the Strong Rock Christian School’s football team despite her strong play because the Bible discourages such gender mixing. Said Maddy, “It’s like taking my dream and throwing it in the trash.”

Officer gets scolded for speaking SpanishA New York City police officer was reprimanded for speaking one sentence of Spanish while on duty. Jessenia Guzman said that when another officer said she was going to buy coffee, she responded in Spanish. Hours later, the NYPD reprimand her. “We should be speaking in one voice, which is English,” said a spokeswoman.

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