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Petition: Young Girls Are Being Forced Into Marriage in Burkina Faso. You Can Help Them.
Society & Culture  (tags: burkina faso, forced marriages, prevention, children, Young Girls, violations, ethics, Human Rights, abuse, protection laws, society )

- 2 days ago -
Forced and early marriages are banned by Burkina Faso's Constitution and international law, but the authorities keep turning a blind eye. You can help. Tell the government of Burkina Faso to enforce the law and protect girls from forced marriages.
Caseworkers, Family Court Follow Families and Deaths Still Occur
Society & Culture  (tags: children, abuse, death, family, government, law, safety, violence, sadness, protection, prevention )

- 278 days ago -
In the months leading up to his death, 5-year-old Kenneth White slept in a La-Z-Boy recliner wedged into a small bedroom in a cluttered trailer he shared with a half-dozen people, 10 cats and five dogs.
Islamic State Murders Christian Children Who Refuse Submission to Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, ethics, prevention, protection, safety, treatment, terrorists, terrorism, IS, ISIS, ISIL, Christians, iraq )

- 432 days ago -
A message from Anglican Mainstream to supporters on September 18 said that in a town captured by the Islamic State, Muslim militants are going house to house and asking the children to denounce Jesus. According to Anglican Mainstream, a missionary wrot
Take a Stand for Health Care for All PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, women, disease, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, news, prevention, protection, safety, society, risks, treatment, americans, democrats, republicans, ethics, government, healthcare, healthc )

- 585 days ago -
Sign the Petition Urging Your Senators and Representative to Co-Sponsor Single-Payer Legislation. Add your name to show support for legislation that would create a universal, single-payer health care system in the United States.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Protect Great White Sharks From Illegal Poaching
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, environment, wildlife, world, water, oceans, nature, government, protection, politics, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, money, treatment, prevention, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaugh )

- 685 days ago -
Great white sharks are being increasingly targeted by poachers in the Gulf of California. The sharks are prized for their jaws and fins.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Country From Allowing Shark Hunting
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, politics, protection, water, wildlife, world, government, society, lies, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, treatment, protection, safety, prevention, killed, killing, sufferin )

- 702 days ago -
After a handful of recent shark attacks in Australia, the country has decided to attack back, devising a new shark hunting plan. Professional shark hunters will be used to kill sharks that come to close to the shore.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Plan to Dump Rat Poison Over the Farallon Islands
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, animals, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, lies, treatment, sa )

- 713 days ago -
If US Fish & Wildlife has its way, Nov of 2014 is when they would like to begin a mission that involves the use of helicopters dropping an estimated 1.3 metric tons of rat poison over the Southeast Farallon Islands.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Ban Exotic Pets! Keep Big Cats Out of Bigger Danger
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, forests, destruction, endangered, protection, wildlife, nature, money, society, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, abuse, lies, humans, economy, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, diet, nutri )

- 775 days ago -
An estimated 10,000 to 20,000 big cats, such as tigers, lions, and jaguars, are still being bred and raised by private citizens throughout the U.S. As these animals grow, their care worsens.
Tell Congress That You Believe in Ending Preventable Child Deaths ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, death, prevention, protection )

- 934 days ago -
We have the power to end preventable child deaths in a generation.
ACTION NEEDED Wolves Nationwide Losing Critical Protections
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, sadness, safety, politics, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, wildlife, safety, prevention, treatment, sadness, suffering, slaughter, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, killed, killing, animaladvocates )

- 937 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has proposed removing crucial Endangered Species Act protections from wolves across the lower 48 states. Newly-confirmed Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has a big choice
Bring Down Monsanto...
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, death, abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, diet, environment, ethics, family, food, prevention, nutrition, protection, safety, society, babies, women, men )

- 1051 days ago -
Hospital Chain Inquiry Cited Unnecessary Cardiac Work
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, medicine, investigation, interesting, news, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, treatment, warning, culture )

- 1209 days ago -
In 2000, the company reached one of a series of settlements involving a huge Medicare fraud case with the Justice Department that would eventually come to $1.7 billion in fines and repayments. The accusations, which primarily involved overbilling, occurr
Save 4 Million Children's Lives In 5 Years TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: children, disease, prevention, immunization )

- 1683 days ago -
Every year in the developing world, nearly 1 out of 3 child deaths is caused by diarrhea or pneumonia. These two preventable diseases kill more kids than malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis COMBINED. As a dad here in the US, I find that totally crazy.
Support the Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Act ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, babies, shaken syndrome, protection, prevention )

- 1846 days ago -
The Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Act (H.R.4642, S.2003), sponsored by U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY 18) and U.S. Christopher Dodd (D-CT), would establish a national public health campaign to raise awareness about Shaken Baby Syndrome, encourage

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