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Facebook to Crack Down on Illegal Gun Sales
Society & Culture  (tags: Facebook, guns, laws, ethics, safety, society, crime, abuse, news, internet )

Carrie
- 43 days ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
In an effort to curb illicit activity, Facebook introduced Wednesday a series of educational and enforcement efforts for sellers of guns. It will delete posts that seek to circumvent gun laws.
Olbermann: Corporate Sponsors 'Terrified' That Sochi Olympics Will Be Another 'Master Race Olympics' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, Russia, Olympics, laws, society, safety, rights, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, government, Americans, media, news, sports, tv )

Carrie
- 219 days ago - rawstory.com
ESPN host Keith Olbermann opened his Monday show by highlighting early signs of panic from Olympic sponsors that anti-LGBT laws in Russia could cause American advertisers and audiences to effectively boycott the games.
Tased to Death ! R.I.P. Israel ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death, police, cruelty, suffering, protection, brutality, force, abuse, laws )

Cher
- 236 days ago - aclu.org
He was armed with nothing more than a can of spray paint, threatening nothing but the wall of an abandoned McDonalds, when the cops chased him down, tased him, and allegedly laughed and high-fived as he lay motionless and dying on the ground.
End The Abuse. Schools Need Federal Anti-Bullying Laws ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, schools, bullying, laws, protection )

Cher
- 267 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Bullying policies in schools across America must be reformed. Over two-thirds of students believe that bullying policies are severely inadequate, and teachers only intervene four percent of the time.
Stand With the Majority: Support Marriage Equality ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, marriage, laws, protection )

Cher
- 347 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The committed couples behind the fight to undo California's discriminatory Proposition 8 - Kristin Perry and Sandy Stier, and Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo - decided they could not sit back and allow their relationships to be declared unworthy
Tell China To Amend Child Rape Laws And Protect Children From Corrupt Officials ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, violence, protection, rape, laws, corruption )

Cher
- 859 days ago - forcechange.com
In September and in early October 2011 in Shaanxi, China, four government Chinese Communist Party officials gang raped a 12-year-old school girl. Rather than being charged with child rape, which carries a punishment of 10-year imprisonment to a death
Keep Topeka From Revoking Its Responsibility to Prosecute Domestic Violence ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, violence, women, children, environment, protection, laws )

Cher
- 924 days ago - forcechange.com
A recent report revealed that the Topeka City Council is meeting to consider revoking the city's responsibility to enforce the crime of domestic violence, claiming that they do not have the resources and means to do so.
ACTION ALERT: Help Stop International Violence Against Women! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, assault, murder, women, protection, laws, safety )

Simone
- 1019 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
At least 1 out of every 3 women in the world will be beaten, raped, or abused in a violent manner in her lifetime. In countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo, women are victims of one of the most appalling assaults the world has witnessed.
ACTION ALERT: Keep Kids in School and Out of Coal Mines! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: india, child labour, child abuse, education, schools, protection, laws, legalisation, coal mines, health, dangerous )

Simone
- 1039 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Although child labor is outlawed in India, national laws are trumped by tribal rules in some regions and ignored in others, allowing children as young as 8 to work in dangerous coal mines without consequences to the owners or managers
ACTION ALERT: Changing Laws To Help Our Children! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: cjhildren, abused, murdered, laws, protection, congress, violence, laws )

Simone
- 1043 days ago - change.org
Baby Sophia Acosta was brutally tortured, sexually abused, and finally murdered at the hands of her mother's boyfriend (allegedly.. have to say that until court is over) Christopher Cheary. Sophia's mother Erika Smith, did nothing to stop it.
Prevent Child Sexual Abuse. PASS ERIN'S LAW at the State Level ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, children, protection, laws, sexual abuse, violence )

Cher
- 1113 days ago - change.org
Child sexual abuse survivor, Erin Merryn, has passed Erin's Law in the Illinois state legislatures, and then she plans to take it to the U.S. Congress and have it signed into law by the president. In the meantime, we need other state legislature to
Let's Move On -- Stop Unraveling Health Reform ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, health, protection, environment, health reform, laws )

Cher
- 1185 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Health reform is law, but the hard work of fixing our health care system is just beginning. For those with multiple health problems, our current health care system can be a huge challenge.
How An Anti-Gay Law in El Paso Punishes Gay and Straight Citizens ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gayrights, LGBT, laws, Texas, protection, rights, environment )

Cher
- 1187 days ago - gayrights.change.org
This past election cycle, a group of social conservatives got together to try and make life just that much harder for the LGBT community
ACTION ALERT: STOP! Stop Using Stoning as Capital Punishment ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: bruality, human cruelty, suffering, stoning, women, banning stoning, laws, legalisation )

Simone
- 1191 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Stoning is a cruel humiliation death penalty for those who commit---and in most cases---falsly accused of adultry, or premarital sex.
Pass Celena's Law to Prosecute Domestic Violence Perpetrators ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, violence, domestic, protection, laws, environment, safety, women )

Cher
- 1191 days ago - change.org
Celena Roby's abuser admitted to the judge that he had confined his wife and held her against her will, but he was nonetheless able to walk out of the courtroom a free man. Roby says the judge decided he was not guilty because she wasn't afraid enough
 

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