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WATCH: Jon Stewart Ridicules Alabama Law Providing Lawyers for Fetuses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alabama, abortion, fetuses, reproductive rights, women, lawyers, laws )

Freya
- 9 days ago - alternet.org
Jon Stewart's Jessica Williams traveled to civil-rights loving Alabama for a segment on a bizarre and dangerous law that allocates state funds to provide lawyers for the fetuses of women seeking abortions.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Great Barrier Reef: Help Strengthen Environmental Laws
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, protection, pollution, laws, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, oceans, habitatdestruction, politics )

Cal
- 34 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Despite it being a one-of-a-kind World Heritage site, the Australian government has approved a giant coal mine expansion near our treasured Great Barrier Reef.
Food Allergy Laws Enforced in Restaurants and Takeaways
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Restaurants, takeaways, health. allergies., Laws, Europe )

Ray
- 45 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Restaurants and takeaways across Europe will be required by law to tell customers if their food contains ingredients known to trigger allergies.
WA: Do Not Allow the Legalisation of Recreational Hunting in National Parks and Public Lands
Animals  (tags: Western Australia, shooting, laws, hunting, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 60 days ago - change.org
If the proposal is accepted, recreational hunting will only cause negative impact to our National Parks and Public lands, damages that cannot be reversed.
Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama's New Smog Pollution Rule
Environment  (tags: pollution, laws, US< protection, politics, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 61 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new draft proposed rule on Tuesday to tighten already-existing restrictions on ground-level ozone pollution, the main ingredient of urban smog.
No Link Between Tough Penalties and Drug Use - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Laws, Drugs, Government Report, UK )

Ray
- 89 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There is "no obvious relationship" between tough laws and levels of drug use, a government report has suggested.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Change Animal Abuse Laws in Canada
Animals  (tags: laws, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, animalwelfare, protection )

Cal
- 91 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
City of Toronto officials are asking for the public's help in finding out who left a dog with burns and broken bones so severe it had to be euthanized.
You Can Still Eat This Corgi In Pennsylvania, Thanks To The NRA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA, Pennsylvania, Americans, laws, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics, abuse, news )

Carrie
- 92 days ago - thinkprogress.org
It is currently legal to slaughter and eat dogs or cats in Pennsylvania, and, thanks in large part to lobbying from the National Rifle Association, it will remain so. Although the animal cruelty bill passed the state senate by a 36-12 margin -- and even...
Scotland: Increase the Maximum Sentence for Animal Abuse - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Scotland, laws, animal welfare, animal cruelty, petition )

Scooby
- 113 days ago - change.org
Referring to the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006, it states under section 19 that a person commits an offence if they cause a protected animal unnecessary suffering by an act, and the person knew, or ought to have reasonably have known,
EU Review of Environmental Laws Raises Concern
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Laws, MEP'S, environment, wildlife, Review )

Ray
- 119 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Space for wildlife is being squeezed as European farmers battle to remain competitive, MEPs will get the chance this week to grill the nominees for Europe's top environment jobs about their green credentials.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 122 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
Israel Likely to Have Committed Gaza War Crimes
World  (tags: criminal, investigations, Israel, war, crimes, Human, Rights, Watch, Gaza, numerous, civilian casualties, violation, laws, war, Palestinians )

Sam
- 138 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Israel is likely to have committed war crimes in Gaza, Human Rights Watch declared, a day after the army announced five criminal investigations into incidents involving its forces.
Greek Laws 'Fall Short' as Racist and Homophobic Violence Surges
World  (tags: world, Human Rights, homophobia, racism, Greece, politics, government, news, ethics, society, laws, humans )

Carrie
- 141 days ago - theguardian.com
Before this week's vote, gay rights protesters have taken to the streets to denounce the conservative-dominated government's refusal to extend protective rights, including domestic partnerships, to same-sex couples.
How New York Mayor De Blasio Trumped Obama on Equal Pay for Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, women's rights, laws, Mayor De Blasio, usa )

Cal
- 152 days ago - csmonitor.com
Equal pay is a big election year issue for President Obama. In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced a big settlement on the issue as part of his 'liberal laboratory.'
 

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