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All 50 States Now Have Felony Animal Cruelty Provisions!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, felony, USA, environment )

Cher
- 38 days ago - aldf.org
On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the final state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty.
Why I Love My Country
Offbeat  (tags: constitution, usa, humanrights, world, ethics, Mandela, Africa, Martin Luther King Jr, Arab Spring )

Nancy
- 294 days ago - go.sojo.net
He confided in me that Nelson Mandela, even while still in prison, had asked a few people to begin the drafting of a new South African constitution. And Frank was one of them.As he began to show me the work, I noticed two other documents on the table:
Tell a Story About a Great Teacher! Help Us Donate $10,000+ to Public Schools! ACTION US
Offbeat  (tags: public schools, USA, teachers, students, free donation, teacher story for charity )

Nancy
- 18 days ago - takepart.com
The Lovefest Has Begun! Your Teacher Stories Raise Money for Public Schools
Why Can't the Selfie Generation Find Jobs?
Offbeat  (tags: Jobs, Unemployment, USA )

Ray
- 16 days ago - bbc.co.uk
On Friday the US Labor Department released the latest national employment figures. The report had good news for many - overall unemployment remained at 6.7% - but continued to paint a dreary picture
Video: 163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, americans, education, freedoms, government, humans, law, rights, society, usa, arts, performance, protection )

JL
- 81 days ago - upworthy.com
Brandon Weber Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from abolitionist, women's rights proponent, and former slave Sojourner Truth that was originally delivered in 1851. Yep, before the Civil War, before the right to vote for anybody but whit
Bringing the Fun Back to Childhood
Offbeat  (tags: americans, child, children, family, ethics, goodnews, GoodNews, society, usa, philanthropy, unusual )

JL
- 342 days ago - kaboom.org
When six-year-old Jadon Gotay (now seven) was given a class project to help a nonprofit, he knew he wanted to help an organization that did "fun things for kids."
A Praiseworthy Map of America's Heavenly Place Names
Offbeat  (tags: USA, heavenly names, interesting, photos, mapsoff-beat )

Carrie
- 108 days ago - theatlanticcities.com
Earlier this year, data artist Jonathan Hull brewed up a brimstone-stinking map of America's satanically named landmarks. Obviously the Salt Lake City resident has decided to drop his dark experiments and walk the righteous path, for he's now released...
Video:Every Teacher Should Take Down An Unruly Student This Way
Offbeat  (tags: americans, children, child, education, culture, usa, unusual, performance, society, interesting, funny )

JL
- 331 days ago - upworthy.com
There are teachers out there who will always surprise you.
6 Overused Creepy Sentences That I Wish Always Had These Surprise Endings
Offbeat  (tags: usa, violence, women, safety, society, rights, law, health, freedoms, ethics, culture, abuse, americans, unusual, goodnews )

JL
- 283 days ago - upworthy.com
Wow, excuse me while I pick my jaw up off the floor. These fantastic images were posted all over a city in Montana to engage bystanders in fighting sexual violence. This campaign shouldn't just stay in Montana. It should go global!-Megan Kelley
Disability Etiquette Quiz
Offbeat  (tags: children, americans, abuse, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, health, humans, rights, safety, society, usa, unusual, interesting )

JL
- 328 days ago - secure2.convio.net
In some situations, it's clear cut when to use common courtesy. But other times, it isn't always obvious what you should do.
Bringing In The May   video
Offbeat  (tags: Bringing in the May, May Day, May Pole, Morris Dance, Beltane, England, USA )

Dandelion
- 359 days ago - youtube.com
Jennifer Cutting describes and displays some of the folk traditions surrounding May Day (May 1) in Britain and the United States. She is a folklife specialist in the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. For those who enjoy historical fact.
Take Action Pop-Up: KochifyTheNews (Do the Transformation on Each Article)
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, news, lies, society, usa, investing, energy, unusual, safety, protection, off-beat, culture )

JL
- 313 days ago - kochifythenews.com
what would it actually be like if the Koch brothers owned a respected paper like the Los Angeles Times?
Take Action/Video:Student Freaks Out In Front Of His Class And Says What We're All Thinking About Our Education System
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, government, interesting, sadness, society, rights, usa, unusual, ethics )

JL
- 346 days ago - upworthy.com
Duncanville High School student Jeff Bliss got in trouble in class for talking out of turn. What was he talking about? Basically everything that's wrong with our education system today. It's a mic-droppingly epic speech.
Video:Jackie Evancho -To Believe
Offbeat  (tags: children, americans, arts, child, culture, family, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, humans, sadness, safety, society, religion, usa, diet, risks, nutrition, war, propaganda, ethics, abuse, unusual, arts, interesting, performance )

JL
- 136 days ago - staged.com
A talented young lady with a song that expresses what faith should mean.
FBI Doesn't Think It Needs a Warrant to Read Citizens' Email
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, usa, rights, computers, investigation, police, protection )

Abdessala
- 348 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Americans may think their email is private, but federal investigators may not agree. Documents uncovered by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) suggest the FBI is using subpoenas, not warrants, to read email.
 

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