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Mississippi Closes The Case On Freedom Summer Murders
Society & Culture  (tags: Mississippi Burning, civil rights, 'Freedom Summer', death, murder, police, ethics, freedoms, activists, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, law, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
Fifty-two years ago today, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner went missing ~ and in a sad turn of events, the state has finally given up hope that their murderers will be brought to justice.
Donald Trump Accused of Rape in Federal Court Lawsuit
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, lawsuit, abuse, assault, rape accusation, child, ethics, family, politics, society, sadness, dishonesty, law, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The assaults are alleged to have taken place at the home of billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
NORTHWEST TRIBES VOW TO CONTINUE OPPOSITION TO CANADIAN PIPELINE
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

Frans
- 4 days ago - earthjustice.org
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
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
- 8 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.
GUN LAWS AND TERRORISM: AN AMERICAN NIGHTMARE
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun laws, gun violence, government, freedoms, ethics, law, news, rights, safety, politics, society, world, humans, crime, death, family, children, sadness )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - newyorker.com
We have seen the pattern with guns play out repeatedly ~ three times in the past year with shooters who appear to have been influenced by ISIS or Al Qaeda, the casualty toll rising each time.
Stand Up for Women and Girls Raped in Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across the world, the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a weapon of war and torture and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
Murders of Gays, Lesbians in US Increased Last Year: Study
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, society, culture, LGBTQ, rights, freedoms, law, ethics, family, humans, death, safety, news )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
The violence in 2015 was the highest since 2012, according to the report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP).
Take Action to Free Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar From Iranian Prison *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, world )

Frans
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canadian Professor Homa Hoodfar, a respected academic scholar and researcher on women and the family in the Middle East and the Muslim World, is being held in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. The government of Canada must urgently intervene to secure her i
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 14 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
Obama Cuts Prison Sentences for 42 Drug Offenders
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, humans, law )

Phyllis
- 18 days ago - msn.com
The White House said many of them would have already finished their sentences if they had been sentenced under current, less onerous sentencing guidelines.
RIP: Muhammad Ali, Boxing Icon and Global Goodwill Ambassador, Dies at 74
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, Muhammad Ali, The Greatest, culture, politics, law, obituary, murder, news )

Cal
- 19 days ago - msn.com
Mr. Ali came to represent a new kind of athlete, someone who created his own style in defiance of the traditions of the past.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Free Native American Activist Imprisoned on False Charges
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonard Peltier, indigenous rights, legal injustice, society, politics, law, government, ethics, crime, culture, activists, abuse )

Cal
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
Free Leonard Peltier, an activist in the American Indian Movement who many believe was framed for the death of two federal agents forty years ago. At a trial that consisted of coerced, conflicting testimonies, many of which have been redacted by those w
The Latest Frontier in America's Civil Rights Battle: Restrooms
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, civil rights, politics, society, government, family, law, culture, americans, rights, freedoms )

Cal
- 38 days ago - cbsnews.com
A delicate constitutional question flared up this past week: Do transgender people have the right to use the restroom they feel is right?
Woman, 72, Whose Family House Was Stolen Through Deed Fraud Has No Right to Sue
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, government, law, news, police, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, usa )

Frank
- 40 days ago - nydailynews.com
An elderly Manhattan woman whose family homestead in Queens was stolen through deed fraud has no right to sue the city or the City Registrar for damages, a Queens judge ruled Friday.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Punish Boys Who Allegedly Set Jewish School Bus on Fire
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semtiism, crime, law, children, ethics, law, safety, society, rights )

Cal
- 42 days ago - forcechange.com
Punish five boys who set a Jewish school bus on fire in an alleged hate crime.
 

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