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Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

- 156 days ago -
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
Tell Congress to Protect LGBT Students ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, students, discrimination, LGBT, rights, bullying, protection )

- 180 days ago -
Ask your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Student Non-Discrimination Act!
Tell President Obama: Protect LGBT Workers From Discrimination Now ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gayrights, environment, law, protection, discrimination )

- 216 days ago -
Americans can still be legally fired for being gay in 29 states and for being transgender in 33 states. The first openly gay NFL player, Michael Sam, could be fired simply for his sexual orientation, according to Missouri law.
Denounce Kansas' Anti-Gay,Pro-Discrimination Bill ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, gayrights, environment, Kansas, bills, discrimination )

- 233 days ago -
The Kansas House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved an anti-gay, pro-discrimination bill that allows businesses to refuse service to anyone in a gay marriage, gay civil union, or "similar arrangement."
Reinstate Scout Troop Ousted Because Leader Is Gay ---PLEASE SIGN!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Boy Scouts of America, Forcechange petition, McGrath, freedoms, gayrights, human rights, discrimination, society, usa )

- 239 days ago -
A Seattle church recently had its charter revoked by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) after it openly supported a Scoutmaster who was ousted from his role after the BSA discovered he was gay. ... These discriminatory policies are dangerous ...
How the Supreme Court's Ruling on Michigan Affirmative Action Affects Colleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: education, government, Supreme Court, discrimination, Affirmative Action, society, rights, ethics, news )

- 248 days ago -
The new Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action leaves in place, for now, a system that allows public universities in Maryland, Virginia and many other states to consider race and ethnicity in admissions.
Inside Britain's Sharia Courts
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia law, Sharia councils, discrimination, Muslim women, judgement )

- 264 days ago -
Across the country where there are large Muslim communities, there are now Sharia councils. Some seem to discriminate against women in different ways. Women are required to produce two male witnesses, and it costs a woman at least £400 to get an Islamic
Israeli Travelers Restricted By Cruise Line
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli tourists, Tunisia, discrimination, cruising, religion )

- 285 days ago -
B'nai Brith Canada has learned from Canadian Jewish tourists aboard a Norwegian Jade cruise ship that Israeli tourists have been denied the right to disembark when the ship dropped anchor at the Port of Tunis, Tunisia. As passengers began
Please Sign: No More Jail Time for Marissa Alexander!
Society & Culture  (tags: Marissa Alexander, Angela Corey, Florida, Stand Your Ground, Warning Shot, Presumption of Innocence, triple sentence considered by prosecutio, domestic abuse, women's rights, discrimination, violence )

- 297 days ago -
After all that domestic abuse victim Marissa Alexander has been through, Florida state prosecutor Angela Corey now wants to make her serve three consecutive sentences for firing a warning shot out of fear of her abusive husband. Vindictive and Cruel!
**PLEASE SIGN** Sign the ACLU Petition to Ask the DOJ to Investigate Religious Discrimination in Louisiana Public Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: education, religion, discrimination, louisiana )

- 299 days ago -
The ACLU Petition is within striking distance of 60k signatures. Help them please.
The Shriver Report: Women On The Brink
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, culture, discrimination, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, rights, society, violence, women )

- 348 days ago -
A Woman's Nation has released its third in a series of Shriver Reports, A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, in partnership with the Center for American Progress.
Thank the Senators Who Voted YES on ENDA ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, ENDA, discrimination, work, protection, environment )

- 415 days ago -
After two decades of campaigning, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has finally passed through the Senate for the first time in history.
Obtain Equal Benefits For All LGBT Soldiers in the National Guard ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gayrights, discrimination, rights, equal benefits )

- 463 days ago -
The Department of Justice and the Department of Defense have enacted directives to ensure equal health, housing, tax and death benefits to same-sex spouses in the National Guard. But Texas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Louisiana are attempting to put
End Genetic Discrimination in Canada ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, discrimination, genetics, protection, Canada, rights )

- 468 days ago -
Genetic discrimination, the unfair treatment of individuals because of perceived differences in genetic makeup, is still an ongoing reality in Canada.
Rape Culture At Work: Five Examples Of How Employers Turn Women Into Sex Objects
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, culture, discrimination, abuse, ethics, rights, freedoms, law )

- 492 days ago -
It's no secret that women face a disproportionate amount of discrimination in the workplace. One-third of women say they have been subject to some type of workplace discrimination at some point in their careers --

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