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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
- 2 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
- 2 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
- 2 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
- 2 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
- 2 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.
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
- 3 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
Marriage Equality Is The Law Of The Land. Now What?
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, law, government, gayrights, society, usa )

Cal
- 6 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.
Catholic Bishop Condemns Arson Attack on Israel Church By 'Jewish Zealots'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Catholic church, UK, Israel, Israeli racism. religious intolerance, 'Jewish Zealots', settler violence, violence, society, rights, freedoms, law, government, ethics, culture, news, interesting, abuse )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - theguardian.com
A Catholic bishop in Britain has issued an unusually strong condemnation of last week's arson attack on the biblically symbolic Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish in Israel, referring to "Jewish zealots" and demanding the Israeli...
American Jews Reject Israeli Rabbinate
Society & Culture  (tags: world, American Jews, Israel, religion, ethics, society, culture, rights, freedoms, news, interesting, humans, law, abuse )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The growing rift between liberal American Jews and the Israeli government was exacerbated this week when the newly-appointed Minister of Religious Affairs, David Azoulay, referred to Reform Judaism as a catastrophe for the people of Israel."
Last Chance to Stop Monsanto's Secret Trade Deal! *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, environment, government, humans, law, politics, rights, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 9 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
This is our last chance to stop Fast Track, take action today to make sure your Senators vote NO to MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Secret Trade Deal. Last week, in a surprise vote, the House narrowly passed the Fast Track and now it must be approved by the U.S. Senate ...
The Living Martyr, a Visit to the Bakr Family in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Israeli war crimes, children, abuse, ethics, family, death, rights, society, safety, government, violence, politics, law, dishonesty, murder, news, freedoms, sadness )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last week, the Israeli military absolved itself of wrongdoing in the killing of the four Bakr boys during the war on Gaza last summer. I recently visited the Bakr family in their home in GazaâEUR(TM)s Shati refugee camp.
Domestic Abusers Have Gone Unpunished in Native American Country âEUR" Until Now
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, abuse of Native women, law, crime and punishment, culture, americans, humans, news, rights )

Cal
- 11 days ago - news.vice.com
According to the Department of Justice, the rate of violent victimization among Native American women was more than double the rate of all women between 1992 and 2002 (the most recent figures available).
TAKE ACTION NOW! Justice for Charleston Church Shooting Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: Charleston shooting, justice, society, law, government, ethics, culture, americans, violence, obituary, politics )

Cal
- 11 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please stand with the community of Charleston for justice âEUR" sign this time-sensitive petition urging US Attorney General Loretta Lynch to prosecute the shooter under state and federal hate crime laws if the initial reports of racist motives are proven
Tell the NRA Remove Board Member Who Blamed Pastor for Shooting ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, hate crime, NRA, Charleston AME Church Massacre, victims, ethics, law, politics, government, violence, society, dishonesty, safety, crime, death, news )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - act.faithfulamerica.org
Charles L. Cotton complained that as a state senator, the Rev. Clementa Pinkney voted against concealed carry legislation, and claimed that "eight of his church members might be alive if he had expressly allowed members to carry handguns in church."
 

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