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This past January, Congressman Steve King spoke to the New York Times about his long history of anti-immigration stances. In the article, he infamously questioned why terms like white supremacy became offensive.

King was promptly stripped of his committee assignments and received immense backlash from both sides of the aisle.

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BURNSVILLE, MN - APRIL 15: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable on the economy and tax reform at Nuss Trucking and Equipment on April 15, 2019 in Burnsville, Minnesota. At the special Tax Day roundtable Trump gave a defense of his 2017 tax cuts.(Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Millions of Christians across America celebrated Easter on Sunday—attending church services, hunting eggs, feasting with family, and thanking their version of God.

In a way, Donald Trump also spent Easter worshipping at the altar of his God: himself.

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It's Easter Sunday, and before we begin our daily activities, we may need some coffee to jump-start our day. But is Starbucks even open today?

Most Starbucks will be open today. Some, however, will be running on special holiday hours. So it will be important to click here and check the hours of a Starbucks near you before heading out to grab a grande dark roast.

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There is a meme for every occasions, especially a day as holy as Easter Sunday. While those that celebrate the Christian holiday may be distracted by brunches, easter egg hunts, mounds of candy, church services, and large feasts with family and friends, those that don’t will be left looking for things to do. Businesses close, many television stations turn to religious programming, and chances are your friends will be wrapped up in their traditions, but thankfully there’s always the internet to turn to.

To pass time on Easter 2018 or to escape the awkwardness of family gatherings for a moment, read through these Easter memes, handpicked for your entertainment. From zombie Jesus to unfortunate chocolate bunnies, Easter Sunday is a surprisingly meme-worthy celebration.

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Happy Easter 2018! On this day, Christians commemorate Jesus overcoming death with his resurrection from the grave after his crucifixion on Good Friday. A traditional Easter greeting is, "He is risen!" "He is risen indeed!"

Especially interesting for 2018 is that Passover and Easter fall at the same time. Most scholars agree that Jesus was presiding over a Passover Seder in what would eventually become known as the Last Supper, according to Biblical Archaeology. This line up isn't always the case for these religions because Jewish people use a lunar calendar to determine the date of Passover, which is always the 14th day of the Jewish month Nisan, a fixed date, while, for Western Christians, Easter is always the first Sunday following the first full moon of Spring. This year, the spring equinox occurred on March 20.

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Good Friday 2018 is on March 30. On this day which follows Maundy Thursday, Christians remember the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. Commemorate this holy day with these inspirational Bible verses about sacrifice and love.

Maundy Thursday falls on March 29 and Easter on April 1. Especially interesting for 2018 is that Passover and Easter fall at the same time. Most scholars agree that Jesus was presiding over a Passover Seder in what would eventually become known as the Last Supper, according to Biblical Archaeology. This line up isn't always the case for these religions because Jewish people use a lunar calendar to determine the date of Passover, which is always the 14th day of the Jewish month Nisan, a fixed date, while, for Western Christians, Easter is always the first Sunday following the first full moon of Spring. This year, the spring equinox occurred on March 20.

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Easter is well-documented to have been influenced by the pre-Christian religions of Europe and the Middle East, but what about Good Friday? Learn about what sort of influence ancient civilizations and their religions had on the day Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Christ here.

It's important to note that the Easter season is celebrated in the spring, a particularly important time for early humans because of the spring equinox. In 2018, the spring equinox occurred at 12:15 p.m. EDT on March 20 in the northern hemisphere. During this time, the sun moved directly over the earth's equator and signaled the first day of the astronomical spring, versus the meteorological spring. These are the two ways to measure the seasons: the astronomical way reflects natural phenomena to mark time, while the meteorological way is based on the annual temperature cycle as well as our 12-month calendar.

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