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Found Guilty of Insulting the Prophet Mohammad
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, freedoms, government, society, religion )

Shil
- 9 hours ago - iranhumanrights.org
and sentenced to death
New Census Data Once Again Illustrate Importance of Unions to the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, labor, labor unions, society, government, rights, freedoms, politics, interesting, news, humans )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - americanprogressaction.org
Among the most frequently overlooked contributors to the middle class' declining share of the economic pie is the weakening of labor unions, whose membership as a share of the national population also sat stagnant at a historic low in 2013.
Global Advocacy of American Anti-LGBT Extremists Exposed
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, LGBT rights, world, ethics, dishonesty, lies and propaganda, society, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - hrc.org
They spew venomous rhetoric, outrageous theories, and discredited science. Some claim that LGBT people are responsible for the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide, and the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Right Wing Vultures Start to Circle #GamerGate
Society & Culture  (tags: right wing, women, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, misogyny, media, interesting, news, government, rights, politics, freedoms, corruption )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - rawstory.com
Not that there was any doubt, but the entrance of right wing ideologues into the faux controversy "#GamerGate" makes it almost comically clear how this is not, was not, and never will be about "ethics in journalism".
Limbaugh: FSU Football Player Will Be Cheered for 'Guts' to Yell 'F*Ck Her in the P*Ssy' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, media, Rush Limbaugh, news, misogyny, ethics, dishonesty, sports, rights, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - rawstory.com
Radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday suggested that football fans would reward a Florida State player's behavior after he was suspended for shouting obscenities about female genitals.
This Is Our Land!': West Bank Village Wadi Fukin Fights Largest Israeli Land Grab in Decades Israel/Palestine Kelly Lynn on Sept
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, land grab, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, news, society, rights, corruption, abuse, government, law )

Carrie
- 19 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Leaders in the village of Wadi Fukin have galvanized locals into organizing Friday demonstrations against Israeli occupation for the first time in years, after 4,000 dunams (nearly 1,000 acres) in the southern West Bank was declared "state land" by Israel
Sean Hannity Worries Parents Won't Be Able to Teach Kids 'Gays Are Not Normal' (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, fox news, Sean Hannity, media, government, children, ethics, freedoms, society, politics, dishonesty, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Sean Hannity fretted on Tuesday that "liberals" were going to use the allegations of child abuse against NFL running back Adrian Peterson's as an excuse to infringe on parents' rights to instill their values upon their children.
Deir Al Balah Rehabilitation Center Cares for Gaza's Disabled in the Wake of 'Operation Protective Edge'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, disabled, Deir al Balah Rehabilitation Center, news, society, Israel, Human Rights, children, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
In the central Gaza Strip area of Deir al Balah, Usama Abu Safer, 30, devotes his time to working with disabled people. Born paraplegic, Abu Safer's own disability inspired him to dedicate his life to this work. "
Bible-Pushing Christians Open the Door for Satanic Activity Books in Florida Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, right wing Christians, Satanism, religion, society, freedoms, ethics, government, rights, education, children )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Last month, a Florida judge ruled that if the Orange County school district allowed Christian groups to disseminate Bibles and Christian-oriented religious materials in its schools, it would also have to allow atheist groups to do the same.
Israeli Cop Charged Over Beaten Palestinian-American Teen
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Americans, Palestine, Israel, violence, crime, death, freedoms, news, law, society, rights, government )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday that police have charged an officer who was filmed beating a Palestinian-American teenager during a violent protest in July. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, of Tampa, Florida, was beaten at the east Jerusalem protest that...
SIGN TONIGHT! 9/15/2014. Tell Lawmakers: "Protect Internet Freedom. Defend Net Neutrality."
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, men, women, freedoms, education, environment, ethics, safety, religion, rights )

Ruth
- 3 days ago - battleforthenet.com
SIGN TONIGHT! 9/15/2014. Tell lawmakers: "Protect Internet freedom. Defend net neutrality." SIGN TONIGHT
FACEBOOK; Stop Discriminating & Harassing! PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, drag, gay rights, facebook, discriminationabuse, freedoms )

AniMae
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Why doesn't Zuckerberg start to do something constructive, like remove all the animal abuse videos on facebook instead of harassing Drag Queens?!?!?!
Pope Francis Performs First Papal Marriage Ceremony Since 2000 -- on a Couple Who Lived in Sin
Society & Culture  (tags: Religion, Pope Francis, marriage, good news, society, culture, humans, freedoms, news, rights )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together "in sin" were married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.
For Muslim New Yorkers, a Long Path From Surveillance to Civil Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, politics, ethics, law, government, Muslims in NYC, society, rights, politics, media, news, safety, freedoms, crime, culture, police )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thenation.com
For years, Muslim New Yorkers have been spied on, not heard; now they're finding their political voice.
What If a Muslim Comic Said About Jews What Joan Rivers Said About Palestinians? (TEXT and 2 VIDEOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, celebrity, Joan Rivers, comedy, Muslims, Jews, society, freedoms, ethics, interesting, news, culture )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Rivers deserves the attention she is getting. She was hilarious, brave, and an undeniable trailblazer. But I can't help but wonder how different the event would have been if a Muslim comedian had said about Jews what Rivers recently said about Palestinian
 

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