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Prosecution Against Marissa Alexander Now Seeks 60 Year Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, florida, corruption, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, government, Justice, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 46 days ago - samuel-warde.com
It's now reported prosecuting attorney, Angela Corey, will seek a triple sentence of 60 years against Alexander, for firing a warning shot in self-defense.
And Leto's Oscar Goes to ... Journalists
Society & Culture  (tags: AIDS, LGBT community, celebrity, Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyer's Club", Oscar, news, media, movies, rights, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - rawstory.com
The 42-year-old star picked up the ultimate accolade of an honor-laden awards season for his performance as an AIDS-stricken transgender woman in "Dallas Buyers Club."
Rush Limbaugh: '12 Years A Slave' Only Won An Oscar Because Slave Is a 'Magic Word' (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: propaganda, racism, Rush Limbaugh, "12 Years A Slave", society, media, freedoms, rights, ethics )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - rawstory.com
On his Monday radio show following Sunday night's 86th Academy Awards, Limbaugh said that the entire night had been "entirely" political. "It always is, everything to the left is political," the host opined. "There was no demonstrable political preaching.
Federal Judge Rules Texas' Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, gayrights, goodnews, government, law, media, politics, religion, safety, society )

Kit
- 49 days ago - dallasnews.com
Texas became the biggest conservative state to have its gay marriage ban declared unconstitutional by a federal judge Wednesday, though he held his ruling in abeyance so higher-ranking jurists, possibly even the U.S. Supreme Court, can weigh in.
Bill O'Reilly: A Woman Can't Be Leader of the Free World Because of a 'Gender Deficiency' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Bill O'Reilly, misogyny, government, politics, women, society, freedoms, rights, interesting, media, ethics )

Carrie
- 50 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly invited two women onto his show to discuss whether a woman could be the leader of the free world, expressing his concern about her "gender deficiency."
EXCLUSIVE: Buying a Gun on Facebook Takes 15 Minutes
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, facebook, violence, society, crime, ethics, law, media, safety )

Carrie
- 50 days ago - venturebeat.com
A VentureBeat investigation has uncovered dozens of pages on FB where guns are for sale, including semi-automatic weapons, handguns, and silencers. While the transactions don't actually happen on FB, the social network is a remarkably easy way to find...
Sarah Palin's Heavy Metal Grandma Show for Animal Killers Is Coming. You Should Be Excited. (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Tea Party, Sarah Palin, TV, media, society, ethics, politics, sadness, news, culture )

Carrie
- 52 days ago - rawstory.com
Former John McCain novelty act and english-as-a-third-language-when-saying-stuff word mangler Sarah Palin has another new teevee show starting real soon.
Saudi Muslims Torture Horse
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, murder, news, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, police, violence, world )

Rahman
- 54 days ago - yousign.org
Muslims torture a horse in this video. In many Muslim countries there are NO animal protection laws, so abuse of animals is ingrained in the pious Muslim mind. Islamic law permits for the rape of animals. Muslim Pakistan tops google for "horse sex."
Jon Stewart Has Bad Luck With Snacks (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Jon Stewart, TV, media, humor, Americans, food recalls, snacks )

Carrie
- 55 days ago - digg.com
A lot of food is being changed or recalled, and Jon is trying to eat all of them.
IN DOGS WE TRUST: PRESIDENTS & THEIR PETS
Society & Culture  (tags: American Presidents, pets, dog, cats, media, children, society, humans )

Carrie
- 60 days ago - globalanimal.org
As we celebrate Presidents' Day, it just doesn't seem right to leave out those who gave their unconditional love to many of America's leaders. That can be a tall order. Of course, we're speaking about the First Pets.
Muslim Police Officer Murders Dog   video
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, children, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, murder, news, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence )

Rahman
- 61 days ago - youtube.com
Hostility to dogs is deeply ingrained in Muslim culture. Muhammad said that a dog passing in front of a man who was praying would invalidate his prayer (so would a woman passing in front of him, which is why women pray behind men at mosques).
Colorado Lawmaker Shocks Victim's Dad: 'Good Thing' Aurora Shooter Had 100-Round Magazine
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, government, law, media, murder, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 61 days ago - rawstory.com
Of the 76 shell casings found by investigators after the shooting, 65 were fired from Holmes' .223 caliber assault-style rifle with the 100 round magazine.
Montana County Attorney's Office to Mother of 5-Year-Old Rape Victim: 'Boys Will Be Boys'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, government, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 62 days ago - rawstory.com
The mother of a 5-year-old girl who had been raped by an adolescent boy claimed that county attorneys told her that the her daughter's assailant only received two years of community service because "boys will be boys."
Using Religion to Discriminate
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 62 days ago - aclu.org
With increasing frequency, we are seeing individuals and institutions claiming a right to discriminate - by refusing to provide services to women and LGBT people - based on religious objections.

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