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Protect Female Students in Indonesia From Virginity Tests! - PLEASE SIGN!!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, freedoms, government, women, rights, politics, religion, ethics )

Monica
- 738 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to Muhammed Rasyid, an Education Chief in South Sumatra, virginity tests "protect children from prostitution and free sex." Mr Rasyid's plans would require young women aged from 16 to 19 to have their hymen checked every year until graduation.
**TAKE ACTION** Twisted and Cruel: New Mexico Rape Survivors Forced To Contact Attackers For Child Support ** PLEASE SIGN**
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, HUMAN RIGHTS, police, politics, religion, rights, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 1038 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Thanks to Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, women seeking state assistance for babies resulting from rape will soon have to find a way to prove the pregnancy resulted from a sexual assault, narrowing the definition of rape in New Mexico to an almost -->
Slavery - The Real Essence Behind Human Existence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, child, corruption, culture, crime, environment, freedoms, humans, politics, religion, rights, society, world )

Vikram
- 1633 days ago - suite101.com
We are all slaves, irrespective of whether we belong to corporate America, or are bonded laborers in India. The essence of humanity is that of being a slave to its own smallness. True freedom is within.
How to Use a Native American Medicine Wheel
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, nativeamericans, Ameican Indians, Medicene Wheel, Spirituality, Religion, americans, culture, society, education, interesting, humans, freedoms )

Kat
- 2461 days ago - helium.com
Native Americans viewed the human journey through life as a series of cycles and circles, interwoven and connected to all living things inhabiting the Earth, the sky and the spiritual realm.
Beating Babies in the Name of Jesus?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, law, police, politics, religion, safety, society )

Kit
- 1395 days ago - alternet.org
We all have issues that inflame or engender passion within us. The issue of beating or even hitting children and animals is top on my list. Those who must "hit" to teach do not deserve the right to have children or pets.
Texas School District Has No Right To Force Native American Boy To Cut Hair, Says Americans United
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Religion, culture, society, rights, politics, government, freedoms, education, children, ethics )

Kat
- 2261 days ago - au.org
Officials at a Texas public school have no right to force a Native American elementary school student to cut his hair, which he wears long for religious reasons, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State...
Hitch - A Eulogy By Sam Harris
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, culture, education, politics, religion, society )

Kit
- 1356 days ago - samharris.org
For those of us who sometimes agreed or often disagreed with Christopher Hitchens, it was indeed a sad day to learn of his death. One more shining light of intellectual brilliance has left us.
Conservative Bible Project Cuts Out Liberal Passages
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, religion, scripture, orthodox, Jesus, conservative, christian, bible, odd )

Tom
- 2160 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Lo and behold, the Bible has gotten too liberal, according to a group of conservatives. And it needs a little editing. That's the inspiration behind the Conservative Bible Project, which seeks to take the text back to its supposed right-wing roots.
Lawsuit Filed Against Sioux Falls Catholic Lawsuit Alleges Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Sioux Indians, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Catholic Church, americans, abuse, children, culture, society, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, religion, safety, violence, rights, news, crime, education )

Kat
- 2450 days ago - ksfy.com
14 lawsuits were filed today against the Sioux Falls Catholic Diocese, priests and nuns. The suits accuse them of abusing Native American kids at the Marty Indian School. Lawyers say some of the alleged incidents happened as long as 50 years ago...
MANATAKA ELDERS INSTRUCT CLERGY ON AMERICAN INDIAN SPIRITUALITY
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Americans, Native Americans, Spirituality, culture, society, religion, interesting, GoodNews, humans, ethics, americans )

Kat
- 2283 days ago - manataka.org
ATLANTA -- A delegation of elders paid what some have described as an historic event to explain Native American spirituality to a gathering of religious leaders here. Elders from the Manataka American Indian Council of Hot Springs, Ark., gave 16...
How the 99 Percent Really Lost Out - in Far Greater Ways Than the Occupy Protesters Imagine
Society & Culture  (tags: economy, freedoms, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, interesting, business, consumers, corporate, society, politics, americans, activists, ethics, government, media, religion )

Michael
- 1405 days ago - truth-out.org
Lots of the investments in Tech stuff from the Govt, in things like the Military and Space Program, have helped Business get rich. They owe something back to Society for that.
The Unwarranted Intrusion of Faith Into Politics
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, religion, Christianity, separation of church and state, fundamentalism, Jesus, political cammpaigns, Obama, McCain )

RC
- 2572 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Both presidential candidates recently allowed themselves to be interrogated about their faith and beliefs by an evangelical minister. WHY?
Teacher's 'Witch Lawsuit' Goes to Trial
Society & Culture  (tags: law, religion )

Kristi
- 3100 days ago - news.yahoo.com
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - Was she casting spells or teaching spelling? Lawyers are debating a former teacher's claims in a $2 million federal lawsuit that she was improperly fired from Hampton Bays elementary school because admin. thought she was a witch.
   

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