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Georgia Teacher Fired For Protesting Michael Brown Shooting - Tell School District to Reinstate Her
Society & Culture  (tags: Georgia, Fulton County School District, Maryam Shakir, teacher, firing, protest, Michael Brown shooting, Darren Wilson, non-indictment, free speech rights, reinstatement, petition )

LucyKalei
- 58 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Maryam Shakir arranged for a substitute to cover her class, & took part in walk-out denouncing non-indictment of Darren Wilson in Michael Brown's death. Georgia teachers don't have collective bargaining rights, so she can't contest her firing. But we can!
Please Sign: Georgia, Pay for Baby Bou Bou's Medical Bills!
Society & Culture  (tags: Habersham County, Georgia, Phonesavanh family, Baby Bounkham Bou Bou, swat team, war on drugs, no-knock warrant abuse, governmental gratuities, police violence )

Susan
- 60 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last year while the Phonesavanh's baby boy Bounkham (Bou Bou) was sleeping, a Georgia swat team burst into the bedroom and set off a flash-bang grenade that landed in his crib, severely burning his face and torso. Now GA refuses to pay for his surgeries.
The State of Georgia Bring Your Guns Everywhere Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: Guns Everywhere Bill, Georgia, Wild West, guns, Gov. Nathan Deal )

Dandelion
- 312 days ago - gpb.org
Allows firearms in churches, bars, government buildings. The bill also bars sheriffs from asking someone with a gun if he or she has a license. Bill waives criminal prosecution of felons using illegal firearms in the commission of a crime of self-defense.
Confederate Flag to Appear on New Georgia Car Plates
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Confederate Flag, Georgia, license plates, racism, oppression, ethics, society, freedoms, violence )

Carrie
- 373 days ago - politico.com
Georgia's new plate has fueled a clash between those who believe the battle flag honors Confederate heritage and others who view it as a racially charged symbol of oppression, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
The King Center - For Martin Luther King Jr
Society & Culture  (tags: The King Center, dreams, Atlanta, Georgia, repository, Civil Rights Movement )

Dandelion
- 411 days ago - thekingcenter.org
The King Library and Archives in Atlanta is the largest repository of primary source materials on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American Civil Rights Movement in the world. Click on the Heading Dreams and leave yours.
Call for a Moratorium on the Death Penalty in Georgia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death penalty, Georgia, rights, protection, government )

Cher
- 1256 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Take action below to call on leaders of Georgia's legislature to seek a moratorium on the death penalty until serious problems with the state's criminal justice system are resolved.
Breastfeeding Bans in Atlanta... Covered By Robin Marty in Protect Women's Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: children, society, women, breastfeeding, babies, health, Atlanta, Georgia, World Health Organization, Robin Marty, Women Rights )

Jenny
- 1383 days ago - care2.com
One metro area in Atlanta, Georgia has decided that they are no longer OK with mothers feeding their children in public - even though the World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding to age two and beyond.
Tell Georgia Lawmakers To End Racial Profiling ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, racial profiling, Georgia, laws, environment )

Cher
- 1790 days ago - change.org
Racial profiling is the accepted term for what many know as being stopped for "Driving while black". It is the practice by law enforcement of stopping people solely based on their race or ethnicity. Currently, only about half of the states have any
Troy Davis - U.S. Supreme Court Clears Way for Execution
Society & Culture  (tags: TroyDavis, AfricanAmerican, LethalInjection, DeathPenalty, Wrongfuldeathoflarryneal.com, maryneal, larryneal, amnestyinternational, georgia, stayofexecution, ussupremecourt, justicedenied )

Mary
- 2329 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
Today is a sad day for Troy Davis and his family. This is a sad day for justice in America. This is a sad day for race relations in my beloved country. Perhaps this is being done to spark racial tensions and negatively impact Sen. Obama's presidential
Child-on-Child Rape Case Stuns Small Georgia Town
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Georgia, court case, rape, children, juvenile court, justice, no media )

K. A.
- 2658 days ago - cnn.com
8-year-old & two 9-year-old boys, accused of raping an 11-year-old neighbor girl. boys are accused of forcing a girl they were playing with into a litter-strewn wooded area behind the complex..threatened w/rock...boys too young to be charged w/felonies.
Judge Asked to Rule Georgia Election Void Because of Transgender Candidate
Society & Culture  (tags: US, transgender, Georgia, Riverdale, candidates, fraud, voters, females, lawsuits, government )

K. A.
- 2659 days ago - foxnews.com
Two unsuccessful city council candidates in Riverdale say a fellow candidate committed fraud when she ran as a woman...misled voters by identifying herself as a female during the Nov. 6 election...lawsuit identifies her as MICHAEL Bruce, not Michelle.
   

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