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Local Jails Profit From Warehousing State Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, greed, ethics, government, crime, culture, society, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - occupy.com
As some states embark on efforts to reduce prison populations, local officials who for years have received financial incentives to house state prisoners in their jails are now faced with the threat of a loss of revenue.
Right-Wing Broadcaster Who Wants Christian Martyrs Urges Trump Fans to Use AR-15s Against Protesters ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT Rights, marriage equality, Trump, religion, politics, society, sadness, safety, ethics, crime, abuse, rights, dishonesty, news, violence, women, murder )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
A religious broadcaster who encouraged Christians to "prepare for martyrdom" over marriage equality is urging Donald Trump supporters to take up arms against their opponents.
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
- 11 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
- 11 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.
50 Killed in Florida Nightclub, Shooter Pledged ISIS Allegiance (Videos)
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT nightclub, Orlando Florida, gayrights, fatal shootings, murder, family, crime, violence, sadness, videos )

Barb
- 11 days ago - cnn.com
Orlando shooting suspect Omar Mateen was interviewed by the FBI in 2013 and 2014, FBI Assistant Special Agent Ronald Hopper told reporters Sunday. "Those interviews turned out to be inconclusive, so there was nothing to keep the
50 People Dead After a Nightclub Shooting in Orlando, Gunman Identified
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, violence, sadness, murder, gunsdeath, crime )

Cal
- 12 days ago - wsaz.com
Approximately 50 people are dead and at least 53 hurt after a gunman opened fire and took hostages at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning, Orlando Police said.
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
- 15 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....
Punish Men For Burning Girl Alive Due to Rejected Marriage Proposal
Society & Culture  (tags: burning girl alive, rejected marriage proposal, abuse, child, crime, culture, death, humans, sadness, women, world )

Lone
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Punish those responsible for burning a girl alive because she rejected a marriage proposal.
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
- 23 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 False Promise of DNA Testing
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, corruption, ethics, dishonesty )

Phyllis
- 34 days ago - msn.com
William Thompson, an attorney and a criminology professor at the University of California at Irvine, told a KHOU 11 reporter, were terrifying: It appears that Houston police technicians were routinely misinterpreting even the most basic samples.
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
- 41 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.
60 MINUTES: Russian Doping at Sochi Winter Olympics
Society & Culture  (tags: organized Russin coping at the Sochi Oly, sports, politics, society, ethics, crime, media, news )

Cal
- 43 days ago - cbsnews.com
With the Summer Olympics in Rio less than 100 days away, Russia finds itself embroiled in a doping scandal unseen since the days of the East German sports machine back in the 1970s and 80s.
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
- 43 days ago - forcechange.com
Punish five boys who set a Jewish school bus on fire in an alleged hate crime.
 

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