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California Outlaws Kangaroo Boots!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Kangaroo boots, Banned, California, Adidas )

Melanie
- 2560 days ago - article.wn.com
The Californian Supreme Court has banned the sale of football boots and all other goods made from kangaroo leather, technically outlawing the Adidas Predator boot which is being promoted by new LA Galaxy signing David Beckham. However,
Schwarzenegger Plans $2.8 Billion More in State Cuts
Society & Culture  (tags: homecare, workers, california, ufw, society, culture, rights, humans, government, americans, money, politics, economy, healthcare, elderly, disabled, federal, funds, critical, services, jobs, pay children )

Tom
- 1885 days ago - latimes.com
Schools would be hit by $680 million in new cuts, while the state's social safety net would lose $1 billion more in funding for the poor, disabled and aged. A 5% salary reduction for state employees would save the state $470 million.
California Approves Legislation for Online Domestic Violence Offender Database Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, California, Legislation, proposed bills, states, domestic violence, violence offenders, online database, victims, restraining orders )

K. A.
- 2298 days ago - feminist.org
"AB 1771 will provide people with access to information that is already public. Domestic violence has no place in our society and this bill will empower people to avoid potentially abusive relationships." also allow victims to obtain restraining orders
Sign Petition: Join The UFW in Standing Up For Homecare Workers
Society & Culture  (tags: homecare, workers, california, ufw, society, culture, rights, humans, government, americans, money, politics, economy, healthcare, elderly, disabled, federal, funds, critical, services, jobs, pay children )

Tom
- 1885 days ago - ufwaction.org
Stand up for California's homecare workers by emailing legislators and Gov. Schwarzenegger. Homecare workers provide critical services to the elderly and disabled in this state. Home care workers work long and hard taking care of our most fragile citizens
Judge Gives Green Light for Same-Sex Marriage in California
Society & Culture  (tags: same-sex, marriage, California, gay rights, US, Supreme Court )

Nancy
- 1445 days ago - edition.cnn.com
A federal judge ruled on Thursday to allow same-sex couples to marry in California, starting on August 18, handing another victory to supporters of gay rights in a case that both sides have said is likely to end up in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Tell Walmart: Listen to Warehouse Whistleblowers - ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Walmart, contractors, warehouses, workers right, suppression, whistleblowers, california, Labor Commission, abuse )

Angelika
- 529 days ago - takeaction.walmartwatch.org
The company is denying it did anything wrong and appealing the state's ruling. In the meantime the company is pressuring us to drop our complaints and we don't know if we will be fired. Walmart has done nothing.
Kristi K!!! *- GREATEST MEMBER OF CARE2 -* Wk.# 22
Society & Culture  (tags: Kristi K, Reseda, California, greatest member of care2, friend, activists, americans, celebrity, culture, education, environment, ethics, goodnews, humans, news, society, women )

Teresa
- 1834 days ago - care2.com
Kristi is one of the most amazing and caring people I know. She cares about humans and animals. Her fight against drunk drivers is well known by all of us, she is a wonderful person and FRIEND, she gives without expecting nothing in return,
Justice for Wrongly Sterilized Women in California ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, women, California, sterilized )

Cher Away
- 373 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign the petition to urge legislators to investigate these sterilizations and prevent any more women from being wrongly sterilized.
Oppose Gas Chamber Executions in California! - TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: California, death penalty, gas chambers, CDAA, law, Bill SB779 )

Angelika
- 463 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The California District Attorneys Association and Senator Joel Anderson of San Diego have introduced a bill to bring back executions by gas chamber.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Government Abuse of Disabled Children in California ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, children disabled children, california, entitlments, protection, welfare )

Simone
- 1300 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Taxpayers are getting ripped off, and children are being abused: Billions of federal, state and local tax dollars are annually given to three governmental agencies in California (California Children's Services or CCS; Regional Center, and local school
California Burning. Wildfire Losses May Top $1 Billion
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sadness, wildfires, California, death, natural disasters, nation, humans )


- 2468 days ago - news.aol.com
SAN DIEGO (Oct. 24) -- The devastating wildfires in Southern California have caused at least $1 billion in damage in San Diego County alone, officials said Wednesday, as easing wind gave firefighters hope that they could begin to gain ground against the
Tell California to Pass a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, domestic workers, California, protection )

Cher Away
- 1511 days ago - change.org
Domestic workers, who are usually women, immigrants, or trafficking victims, find themselves vulnerable to labor exploitation because they are not protected by the National Labor Relations Act or the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
Cocaine Bust of Tiger Attack Victim
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, death, drugs, California, San Francisco Zoo, Tatianadishonesty )

Raffi
- 1828 days ago - sfgate.com
One of two San Jose brothers who survived a Christmas Day 2007 tiger attack at the San Francisco Zoo has been arrested on suspicion of felony cocaine possession after a car he was a passenger in was pulled over while heading the wrong way on a street
   

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