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Petition - Release Journalists Reporting on Police Abuse
World  (tags: india, arrest of journalists, investigations, police abuse, right to know, freedom of the press, releasing, Human Rights Violations, harrassment, stronger protection, laws )

Kalliope
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Release from prison the 14 journalists who were reporting on police abuse and government overreach. In 2017 alone, 14 journalists were arrested by the government of Chhattisgarh, a state in India. Most of these journalists were investigating police...
Stop the Pain ! Stop Vivisection Canada ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: Canada, animals, cruelty, suffering, protection, laws, vivisection )

Cher
- 22 days ago - change.org
In Canada there is no specific legislation to protect animals in research laboratories. The Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) is a national organization responsible for setting and maintaining standards.
Woman Arrested for Saving a Starving Dog : Change the Law Now ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cruelty, suffering, laws, Ohio )

Cher
- 40 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this petition to change Ohio law to protect good samaritans who help rescue neglected animals.
Petition - Don't Silence the Free Press
World  (tags: sudan, reporters, journalists, silencing, government, press freedom, freedom of speech, right to know, Human Rights Violations, democracy, activism, laws, conflicts, publishing )

Kalliope
- 49 days ago - forcechange.com
Reporters and journalists of Sudan will soon be silenced by the African nation's government. A proposed law seeks to restrict the press and ban reporters from doing their jobs should their stories oppose the government in any way.
Lift Ban on Churches Feeding the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, altruism, homelessness, giving, injustice, laws, petitions )

Freya
- 70 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It's tough to say when our societal values shifted so dramatically, but for some reason now, government at large has decided that charity for the homeless is a crime.
Tell Congress: No Abortion Bans, Period
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, anti-choice, laws, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 75 days ago - secure.ppaction.org
Congress is considering a series of nationwide abortion bans - and if they pass, there's nothing stopping President Trump from signing them into law. Right-wingers want politicians to take private medical decisions away from patients and their doctors.
HOUSE REPUBLICANS WANT TO BAN ABORTION AT POINT BEFORE MANY WOMEN FIND OUT THEY'RE PREGNANT
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, bills, bans, laws, anti-choice )

Freya
- 86 days ago - newsweek.com
House Republicans are scheduled to hold a hearing next week on legislation that would ban abortion at the first detection of a fetal heartbeat - often something that happens about six weeks into pregnancy, before many women even know they're pregnant.
Challenge to 'Especially Cruel' Arkansas Abortion Laws in Works
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Arkansas, laws, challenges, activism, anti-choice )

Freya
- 192 days ago - msn.com
Abortion rights advocates are gearing up for a court challenge against Arkansas regulations that they say would, in part, ban a common abortion procedure and require women to notify and get consent from their sexual partners or relatives.
A New Bill Would Force Women to Tell Their Rapists If They Seek An Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Arkansas, laws, anti-choice, sexism )

Freya
- 197 days ago - popsugar.com
The battle over women's reproductive rights is raging across the country, but a particular fight in Arkansas is especially notable. House Bill 1566 states that a woman who doesn't consult with the man who impregnated her before seeking an abortion is...
New Hampshire Republicans Accidentally Pass Law Allowing Pregnant Women To Kill People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, pregnancy, crime, homicide, murder, laws, New Hampshire )

Freya
- 200 days ago - yahoo.com
Lawmakers in New Hampshire scrambled to close a legal loophole on Thursday after passing a piece of legislation that, on paper, may have allowed pregnant women to commit murder without any repercussions.
Historians Agree Trump's First 100 Days in Office Are a Complete and Utter Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: POTUS, Trump regime, legislation, laws, President Trump )

Freya
- 271 days ago - alternet.org
The president has yet to pass a single piece of legislation, all while promising the moon.
US Hiker Given Warning for Rescuing 'Abandoned' Bear Cub
Offbeat  (tags: Abandoned, Animals, Laws, US hiker, USA )

Ray
- 294 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A hiker in the US has avoided criminal charges after rescuing what appeared to be an abandoned black bear cub from an Oregon trail. Corey Hancock, 41, spotted the bear lying on his back alone when returning from a hike on Monday evening.
COMMA MISTAKE A Court's Decision in a Maine Labor Dispute Hinged on the Absence of An Oxford Comma
Offbeat  (tags: USA, Maine, serial comma, nerdy ruling, laws, grammatically ambiguous, workers' win, labor dispute, interesting, odd, off-beat )

Evelyn
- 308 days ago - qz.com
On March 13, a US court of appeals determined that certain clauses of Maine's overtime laws are grammatically ambiguous. Because of that lack of clarity, the five drivers won their appeal and were found eligible for overtime
Doctors and Nurses Are Increasingly Helping Criminalize Pregnant Women and Mothers
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, motherhood, fetuses, laws, sexism )

Freya
- 311 days ago - alternet.org
American law mistreats mothers and pregnant women in the name of protecting children.
 

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