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Punish Man For Allegedly Abusing Animals and the Elderly PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: elderly, abuse, animals )

- 743 days ago -
Aim for maximum punishment for man who allegedly abused and neglected his elderly father and 30 animals.
Gaza's Grandparents Endure One Trauma After Another ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli oppression, Palestine, war, elderly, grandparents, suffering, Human Rights, humans, sadness, society, ethics, death, children, abuse, law, family, freedoms )

- 1109 days ago -
Attention was rightly paid to the plight of Gaza's children during Israel's 51 days of bombing last summer. But elderly Palestinians are also among the population's most vulnerable, and have been subjected to repeated trauma during their lifetime.
Same Trailer, Different Park
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, affordable housing, elderly, poor, mobile homes, mobile home parks, society, culture, ethics, family, humans, interesting, money, news, sadness )

- 1214 days ago -
All of us here in Silver Sands are being evicted. This 55 and older mobile home park once housed about 130 residents. The few who had money saved or families willing to house them are already gone. The rest of us have 6 months to get our selves, our ...
The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

- 1422 days ago -
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
76 Percent of People Who Qualify for Housing Aid Don't Get It (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homelessness, government assistance, families, elderly, society, politics, government, humans, sadness, rights, ethics )

- 1482 days ago -
More often than you'd expect, benefits are allocated by dumb luck. And not just "this system is so complicated it's basically a crapshoot" dumb luck; "literally determined by a random lottery" dumb luck.
Minnesota Nursing Home Defends Rapist: 89-Year-Old Victim Was a 'Flirt' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, women, violence, rape, elderly, safety, society, crime, health )

- 1580 days ago -
An elderly woman in Minnesota is seeking punitive damages against a nursing home that placed her in a mental health facility and protected her attacker after she was raped.
Fighting a McDonald's in Queens for the Right to Sit. And Sit. And Sit.
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, elderly, rights, McDonald's, ethics, society, news, sadness, police, law )

- 1618 days ago -
Shortly after New Year's Day, Man Hyung Lee, 77, was nursing a coffee in his usual seat in a narrow booth at a McDonald's in Flushing, Queens, when two police officers stepped into the fluorescent light of the restaurant.
*Take Action* Make Sure the Chained CPI Stays Gone
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, elderly, ethics, family, law, media, politics, rights, society )

- 1619 days ago -
Keep cuts to our earned Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid benefits out of your budget and State of the Union address.
Life and Death in Assisted Living - ProPubllica and Frontline Investigation - Video
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, death, dishonesty, elderly, family, government, health, investigations, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 1652 days ago -
As more and more elderly Americans choose to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, FRONTLINE and ProPublica examine whether this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry is putting seniors at risk? Part 1 of 4.
Pledge to Help Feed Starving Elderly Americans ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, elderly, protection, suffering, hunger )

- 1777 days ago -
Millions of older Americans lack the resources to afford meals, and many of them are going to bed hungry tonight. Pledge to stand with AARP and become an advocate to end senior hunger.
Eight Elderly Men Held Captive in Houston Home Under 'Prison'-Like Conditions
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, elderly, society, news, law, safety, rights, americans, abuse, humans, violence, health )

- 1799 days ago -
Police arrived at a home on the 8600 block of White Castle Lane to find the door had been nailed shut and that several people had been kept in the garage, with one victim saying he had been held captive in the home for more than 10 years.
*TAKE ACTION* Mr. President, Please Do Not Cut Social Security!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, CPI, elderly, freedoms, government, politics, safety, society, Social Security )

- 1902 days ago -
Chained CPI explained in 2 minutes. Please sign. Watch short video from Robert Reich.
Hate Crimes: A Rape Every Minute, a Thousand Corpses Every Year
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, crime, culture, death, education, elderly, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, government, humans, law, media, murder, news, politics, religion, police, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

- 1973 days ago -
There' a pattern of violence against women that's broad and deep and incessantly overlooked.
Keep An Eye on Some of the Best Organizing Going On in America: 6 Activist Projects to Watch
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, education, elderly, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 2093 days ago -
Getting out the vote is great, but year-round, season in and out, grassroots activists create campaigns whose wins and losses don't get trumpeted across all the news networks.
Grannies Decline to Be Starved -- With Video
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, dishonesty, education, elderly, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, society )

- 2095 days ago -
That nice young Ryan boy dropped by the AARP convention on Friday to assure the various grannies that his zombie-eyes were not really planning to starve them. The grannies seemed to be less than convinced that zombie-eyed granny-starvers indeed do not->

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