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Has Your Governor Read It? ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, crime, deaths, gun acquisition, background checks )

Nancy
- 858 days ago - fixgunchecks.org
The man who shot and killed 32 people at Virginia Tech five years ago was able to get his hands on guns because his mental health records hadn't been added to the national background check system.In the wake of that tragedy, Virginia proved that strong...
No Hidden, Loaded Gun Permits for Violent Offenders ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: gun safety, guns, crime, deaths, gun acquisition, Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman, gun lobbies )

Nancy
- 905 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
Long before he shot and killed an unarmed teenager, George Zimmerman was arrested for attacking a police officer and was the subject of a court order to prevent domestic violence. But thanks to Florida's deeply flawed gun laws, law enforcement officers...
An Interactive Map of Botched SWAT and Paramilitary Police Raids
Society & Culture  (tags: Interactive map, botched paramilitary raids, deaths, increasing, usa )

Dandelion
- 1174 days ago - cato.org
40,000 of these raids take place every year, and are needlessly subjecting nonviolent drug offenders, bystanders and wrongly targeted civilians to the terror of having their homes invaded while they're sleeping. Innocent civilians are being killed.
ACTION ALERT: Stop "Cold Cell" Torture and Murder in American Jails! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: cold cells, investigations, murder, violence, deaths, prisons )

Simone
- 1183 days ago - change.org
Sheriff Cannons in Charleston County, South Carolina tortured and almost killed David A. Bardes in a cold cell in April of 2006. Bardes was jailed over child support arrears he did not owe. He was left in a hypothermic jail cell for 32.5 hours, 31.5 more
ACTION ALERT: An Open, Public Inquiry Into Veronica Baxter's Death NOW !!
Society & Culture  (tags: deaths, transwoman, investigation, aboriginal, public inquiry, deaths, crime, government, culture, violence )

Simone
- 1629 days ago - change.org
Australia has a long history of mistreating Aboriginals, the original inhabitants of this land, and the indigenous people of our land, with whom we have shown little respect.
ACTION ALERT: Stop DUI,Mandatory Device For All States!
Society & Culture  (tags: DUI, tragedies, deaths, mandatory device, government, safety )

Simone
- 1728 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Driving under the influence is a problem across the United States. There are many DUI penelties in place that focus on curbing drunk drivers: jail time, fines, license suspension and more.
Native American Chief Addresses Deaths In SEDONA AZ Sweat Lodge
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Sedona, Arizona, sweat lodge, James Arthur Ray, white man, understtanding, spiritual journey, wealth builders, deaths )

K. A.
- 1803 days ago - blackhillsportal.com
Chief Arvol Looking Horse Speaks Out! By All Nations Indigenous Native American Indian Cultural Center. "Should be a spiritual event, not a 'For Profit Event' - held by a Native American!"
Gauging Your Distraction
Society & Culture  (tags: society, driving, distractions, texting, cell phones, accidents, deaths )

Dee
- 1892 days ago - nytimes.com
New studies show that drivers overestimate their ability to multitask behind the wheel. This game measures how your reaction time is affected by external distractions. Regardless of your results, experts say, you should not attempt to text when driving
Nation's First Native American Female Judge Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Obituary, Deaths, death, ethics, culture, society, politics, sadness, news, interesting, humans, americans, women )

Kat
- 2003 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
Carol Jean Vigil, the first American Indian to be elected as a state judge in New Mexico and the first Indian in the U.S. to be elected as a judge of a general jurisdiction court, died Friday at Tesuque Pueblo. She was 61...
Homework Around Him, Boy-12, Killed in Drive-By Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, IL, MO, children, boy, drive-by shooting, deaths )

K. A.
- 2174 days ago - cnn.com
Books, pencils found near body of Delarrian Davis Marcus Powell charged with first-degree murder in drive-by shooting Powell, 27, was wanted for another shooting, police said
Bikers Ride Honoring Child Abuse Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: child abuse, child neglect, deaths, honor, Bikers Against Child ABuse, bikers, car enthusiasts )

Nancy
- 2359 days ago - myfoxlubbock.com
Bikers & car enthusiasts gathered in memory of children who died from abuse in 2007. The ride culminated in a candle light vigil. "The abused child has basic rights to be loved and to be safe," says Bikers Against Child Abuse rep B.J. Brice.
Teen Breast Augmentation Surgery "Increasing"
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, health, breast augmentation, teens, breast enlargement surgery, cosmetic surgery, breasts, women, girls, children, anesthesia risks, deaths )

K. A.
- 2368 days ago - newsday.com
The number of women 18 and younger who have had breast enlargements has risen nearly 500 percent over the past decade - a sharper climb than the 300 percent increase in breast augmentations among all age groups.
Fifty Dead in Sri Lanka Clashes
Society & Culture  (tags: Sri Lanka, deaths, violence )

Ali
- 2436 days ago - news.com.au
FIERCE fighting erupted in northern Sri Lanka overnight as government forces mounted a fresh push into territory held by Tiger rebels, with the official death toll from the new clashes at more than 50.
Mum Charged With Murder of 4 Daughters - USA
Society & Culture  (tags: children, usa, wahinston. mother, deaths, murder, demons )

Chrissy
- 2447 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
A mother found in her home with the decomposing bodies of four girls was charged Thursday with murder after reportedly telling investigators that the children were possessed by demons and died in their sleep.
At Least 30 Killed in Kenya Church
Society & Culture  (tags: kenya, church torched, deaths, tribal clashes, elections, society, crime )

Ali
- 2455 days ago - news.com.au
AT least 30 people were burned to death in a church in western Kenya where they had taken shelter from tribal clashes sparked by disputed presidential elections, police and Red Cross sources said.
 

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