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TAKE ACTION NOW! JUSTICE FOR QUINTEN PUTNAM
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, law, Florida, QuintenPutna, activism, law, government, crime, freedoms, society, police, politics )

Cal
- 53 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Injustice for a good Care2 member when he tries to save ducks from the clutches of a codger who felt differently in Florida. He is charged with assault and the charges are at best highly questionable.
The Lawmakers Offering Condolences For Orlando Shooting Victims Who Voted Against LGBT Protections
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, ethics, Florida, descrimination, rights, society, government, politics, law, freedoms, violence, safety, sadness, abuse )

Carrie
- 101 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Florida is one of the many states that doesn't have many legislative protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. The state has no laws prohibiting employers from unfairly firing, discriminating against, or refusing to hire LGBT people.
Another No Knock Narcotics Raid Leaves Unarmed Young Man Dead
Society & Culture  (tags: Derek Cruice, marijuana, narcotics, shot in face, Deltona, Florida )

Dandelion
- 328 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Derek Cruice was a kind and loving young man who was murdered in cold blood by state agents because he allegedly sold a marijuana plant that is legal in five states. Started awake in his shorts only he was shot within seconds in the face by the police.
'It Was Off the Wall': FL Police Laundered Millions in Drug Money Overseas and Enjoyed Lavish Lifestyle
Society & Culture  (tags: news, police, Florida, law, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, culture, safety, ethics, abuse, corruption, government )

Carrie
- 420 days ago - rawstory.com
An investigative report by the Miami Herald published today reveals that two local Florida police agencies engaged in a slick money laundering scheme ripped from a Hollywood movie, reaping a whopping $2.4 million for themselves in drug money.
Remove the Painting in the Baker County Courthouse Depicting the Ku Klux Klan and Other Divisive Imagery - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Baker County, Florida, Klu Klux Klan, mural, painting, Courthouse, petition, insensitive history, memorialized )

Dandelion
- 428 days ago - change.org
A mural in the Baker County Florida Courthouse shows horse backed hooded members of the Ku Klux Klan as apart of the historical perspective. This one sided insensitive history and lawlessness should not be condoned or memorialized in the halls of justice
Missing 24 Yr Old Woman, 4 Months Pregnant, Sunrise, Florida
Society & Culture  (tags: Sunrise, Florida, missing woman, pregnant )

Kristi
- 535 days ago - facebook.com
Cystal Blue eyes' she is about 5'2". She wieghs around 115 - 123 lbs. She is tiny, but with a sporty build. She is 4 months pregnant but looks 5 months. Natalee has lived toned skin, slightly dark completion. This is the niece of Care 2 member Barb P
Gov. Rick Scott Stop Punishing State Employees For Saying Climate Change - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Gov Rick Scott, end censorship ban on climate change, petition, silenced, Florida, State employee )

Dandelion
- 554 days ago - leftaction.com
Climate change denial has taken on a whole new level. One Florida state employee was even forced to take a leave of absence and get a mental health evaluation after using the term. Gov. Scott End the ban and stop censoring climate change discussion.
Marriage Equality Comes To Florida
Society & Culture  (tags: Same Sex Marriage, Florida, Volusia County, Mosaic Unitarian Universalist Congregati, Clerk of Circuit Court Diane Matousek )

Dandelion
- 615 days ago - beacononlinenews.com
U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle's Jan. 1 order that cleared the way, statewide, for same-sex couples to wed. "They've really been happy, crying," Volusia County Clerk of Circuit Court Diane Matousek, said, "It's been a historical day for us."
Alaska, Oregon And Washington, DC Vote To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: Medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, constitutional majority, Alaska, Oregon, Washington, DC, Florida )

Dandelion
- 690 days ago - rt.com
In Florida, the ballot measure gained the support of 57 percent of voters, but the measure fell short of a 60 percent constitutional majority required under state law.
378 People 'Pay It Forward' at Fla. Starbucks
Society & Culture  (tags: kindness, charity, Starbucks, Florida, paying it forward )

Freya
- 764 days ago - news.msn.com
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

Carrie
- 767 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
Florida Woman Gets 60 Years While Stand-Your-Ground Zimmerman Walks Free
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, Stand your ground, Alexander, Zimmerman, domestic violence, new trial, crime, ethics, law, police, rights )

Lynn
- 791 days ago - addictinginfo.org
It is so not fair! She stood her ground, just like George Zimmerman of Stand-Your-Ground ... law fame. And both live in Florida. So why is Marissa Alexander looking down the barrel of 60 years in prison when her situation was the same as Zimmerman's?
Deputy Police Chief, Officer in Florida Town Were Members of the KKK, the FBI Alleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Florida, KKK, police, law, ethics, dishonesty, society, news, safety )

Carrie
- 804 days ago - rawstory.com
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement presented Chief Terry Isaacs with copies of a confidential FBI report last week that allegedly identified Deputy Chief David Borst and Officer George Hunnewell as members of the KKK.
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 )

Susan
- 934 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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!
Prosecution Against Marissa Alexander Now Seeks 60 Year Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, florida, corruption, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, government, Justice, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 937 days ago - samuel-warde.com
It's now reported prosecuting attorney, Angela Corey, will seek a triple sentence of 60 years against Alexander, for firing a warning shot in self-defense.
 

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