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Israeli Government Strikes Down Judaism Conversion Reform
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, rights, Israel, ultra-Orthodox Jews, ethics, freedoms, government, dishonesty, news, society, culture, politics, family, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - i24news.tv
Israeli ministers on Sunday struck down a bill that would have cancelled the monopoly the ultra-Orthodox chief rabbinate holds over conversions in the country.
Reverend: The True Charleston Killer Remains at Large
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Charleston AME Church Massacre, racism, poverty, crime, ethics, society, culture, children, sadness, rights, freedoms, government, violence, safety, interesting, humans, family )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - alternet.org
The Charleston perpetrator has been caught, but the killer is still at large. Racism, poverty and violence are the real killers in America.
Why Native Hawaiians Are Saying No to a $1.4 Billion Telescope
Society & Culture  (tags: protection, environment, destruction, tradition, progress, development, indigenousrights, ecosystems, society, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - csmonitor.com
An ongoing battle between native Hawaiians and astronomers intending to build a telescope on a traditionally sacred mountain has sparked debate over which is more important: progress or tradition?
Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure 14-Year-Old in Kafr Qaddum
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, Human Rights, Illegal Israeli settlements, Israel, Palestine, children, ethics, society, humans, freedoms, news, violence, safety, rights, world, corruption, dishonesty, law, sadness )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - maannews.com
A local popular resistance coordinator, Murad Shteiwi, said that hundreds of Palestinians took part in the march, which set off following afternoon prayers toward an Israeli barricade that closes off the main entrance on the village's southern side.
Israeli Security Force Continues to Use Live Ammunition to Quell Demonstrations Even When Not in Mortal Danger
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Israeli Security Forces, abuse, ethics, crime, corruption, freedoms, death, children, humans, government, news, law, politics, society, culture, world, safety, sadness, activists )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - btselem.org
In the last few months, B'Tselem has documented dozens of cases in the Ramallah area of the West Bank in which Palestinians were injured, some severely, by live ammunition fired by Israeli security forces.
'Dead Wrong About the Bible': Portland Pastor Annihilates Christians Who Use Religion to Push Bigotry
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, marriage equality, religion, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, society, world, humans, law, rights, interesting )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
"With its historic ruling on Marriage Equality Friday," writes Adam Phillips, pastor at Christ Church: Portland, "the U.S. Supreme Court finally caught up to the movement of the Holy Spirit. That's right. I said it."
Captive Virgins, Polygamy and Sex Slaves: What Marriage Would Look Like If We Actually Followed the Bible
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, religion, 'Bible believers', marriage equality, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, gayrights, humans, interesting, law, society, culture, environment, politics, rights )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Bible believers are beside themselves about the prospect that marriage norms and laws are changing, but let me tell you a secret about Bible believers that I know because I was one. Most don't actually read their Bibles.
My Journey From Zionism to Palestine Solidarity
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, 'Be The Mondoweiss Megaphone' campaign, Israel, Palestine, ethics, society, culture, education, family, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, rights, government, safety, world, activists, law )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Adam's story below shows the kind of simple self-disclosure that helps to build community and a stronger movement. We ask you to follow Adam's example and share your story with those in your community of why justice for Palestinians is important to you.
Tunisia: Devout Muslim Laughed at the Infidels Before Shooting Them With Kalashnikov
Society & Culture  (tags: Tunisia, massacre, Muslim, Islam, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, world )

Penny
- 6 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
Chilling new details of Tunisia beach massacre: Killer joked as he selected his tourist victims before opening fire with an AK47 ~ as Tunisian PM warns that majority of 38 dead are British
UK: Brutal Somali Immigrant Rapist Is Allowed to Remain in the Country and Rewarded With Welfare Handouts
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim, rapist, UK, Europe, rape, crime, culture, freedoms, law, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, girls )

Penny
- 6 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
Somali rapist who should have been deported after being jailed for brutal gang rape in 2007 was allowed to stay in UK and became a drug dealer while claiming benefits
UK: Belfast Pastor Faces Prison for Grossly Offending Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, Christians, silencing, right to free speech, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, police, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

Penny
- 6 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
James McConnells prosecution is one of a growing number of examples in which British authorities âEUR" who routinely ignore incendiary speech by Muslim extremists âEUR" are using hate speech laws to silence Christians.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! A Baltimore Civil Rights Icon Is Still Pushing To Help City's Young
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, philanthropy, volunteerism, making a difference, culture, society, politics, GoodNews )

Cal
- 9 days ago - npr.org
Helena Hicks has remained active in Baltimore through eras of desegregation and the drug trade. Now she gives back to her childhood neighborhood, the same one where Freddie Gray lived.
Marriage Equality Is The Law Of The Land. Now What?
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, law, government, gayrights, society, usa )

Cal
- 9 days ago - thinkprogress.org
On Friday, the Supreme Court made history by ruling that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, bringing marriage equality to the entire United States. Now, gay and lesbian couples can legally wed in every state in the country.
Rotherham Child Sex Abuse: 300 New Suspects
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, crime, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, police, religion, safety, society, violence, Islam, Muslims, pedophilia, pedophiles )

Penny
- 9 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
At least 300 possible suspects have been identified by investigators probing the Rotherham child sex exploitation scandal. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said most of the potential suspects were Asian men, while the vast majority of victims were young
Why Egyptian Girls Fear the Summer
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, Islam, Muslims, abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, health, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 9 days ago - world.einnews.com
Summer days: Theyre what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled from the earthly obligations of a math class that never seemed further away.
 

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