late 14c., from Old French controversie or directly from Latin controversia , from controversus "turned in an opposite direction, disputed, turned against," from contra- "against" (see contra ) + versus (see verse ).
Because of the ban, Reddit users flooded the site with pictures of overweight people and Reddit's interim CEO Ellen Pao .  Due to the decision to ban these subreddits, some users moved to Voat , a social aggregation website similar to Reddit. 
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'Clearly, however, all socially conservative people are not prejudiced, and all prejudiced persons are not conservative.'