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Religion Is Not An Excuse - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, petition, Ohio Judge, same sex marriage, equality, legal )

Unpacking
- 211 days ago - go.allout.org
Love has won and marriage equality is now legal in all US states. But one Ohio judge refuses to marry gay and lesbian couples: he has asked for permission to use religion as an excuse for discrimination.
BuT If Your Name Is Mohamed...
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, education, freedoms, law, police, religion, rights, sadness )

Joanne
- 149 days ago - politicsplus.org
By now, most of us are familiar with the plight of Ahmed Mohamed and his "BOMB" that was masquerading as a Clock that got him arrested, handcuffed, fingerprinted and suspended. Petition links in first comment and at site.
Religious Kids Are More Selfish and Sadistic, According to Science
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, children, altruism, punishment, cruelty, sharing, selfishness, greed )

Freya
- 61 days ago - alternet.org
An eye-opening new study finds children of faith are less likely to share, more likely to mete out punishment.
One Million Child Victims of Muslim Rape Gangs in the U.K.?
Society & Culture  (tags: Rotherham, UK, Islam, Muslims, rape, abuse, children, corruption, crime, dishonesty, law, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 258 days ago - canadafreepress.com
Rotherhams Labor MP Sarah Champion believes as many as one million children may have been victimized, describing it as a national disaster that requires the establishment of a task force to deal with the horror.
Married at 13, a Girl Speaks Out Against Early Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: marriage, girls, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 349 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This video by UNICEF features a clip of a girl in Yemen who was married at 13 years old. Her powerful story highlights her own experience and the harmful effects childhood marriage has on girls.
Vandals Target Hindus and Muslims in Washington County With Swastikas and Warnings to 'Go Home' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, hate crimes, Hindus, Muslims, Human Rights, freedoms, violence, safety, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, news, sadness, rights, religion, abuse, crime )

Carrie
- 361 days ago - rawstory.com
No suspects have been identified in the case, but the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said swastikas and warnings for Muslims to "go home" were found Sunday morning painted on Skyview Junior High School, about three blocks away.
Belfast Pastor on Trial for Offending Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Christians, persecution, culture, interesting, news, religion, politics, society )

Penny
- 178 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Pastor McConnell's prosecution is one of a growing number of examples in which British authorities -- who routinely ignore incendiary speech by Muslim extremists ~ are using hate speech laws to silence Christians.
India's Biggest Festival Is Really Bad for Its Health
Society & Culture  (tags: world, pollution, India, Diwali, childlabor, children, world, health, religion, culture, law, government, ethics )

Cal
- 93 days ago - globalpost.com
Diwali is considered to be the Hindu new year, the day on which winter officially arrives, and a time to pray for prosperity by felicitating the goddess of wealth. It is also the day that air pollution across India spikes to five to eight times above
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 200 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
'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
- 228 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."
Why Egyptian Girls Fear the Summer
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, Islam, Muslims, abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, health, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 233 days ago - world.einnews.com
Summer days: Theyre what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled from the earthly obligations of a math class that never seemed further away.
Thousands of Women Brutalised and Sold Into Sex Slavery By ISIS Militants
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic State, Islam, Muslims, abuse, children, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, safety, sadness, violence, women, girls )

Penny
- 264 days ago - world.einnews.com
THE brutalisation and sexual slavery of women and girls has become central to the ISIS ideology, with pretty virgins sold at auctions and women killed and raped.
The Last Words of Iranian Girl Rihanna Jabbari Before Execution
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Islam, Muslims )

Penny
- 83 days ago - bixtoday.com
A few moments before her execution, the young Iranian girl Rihanna Jabbari write last farewell words for her mother. She said to her mother that her organs should be donated for the needy persons .
What Is St. Patrick's Day?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, culture, religion, St. Patrick's Day, celebration, Christianity, humans, happiness, food and drink )

Carrie
- 334 days ago - timeanddate.com
St Patrick's Day is a global celebration of Irish culture on or around March 17. It particularly remembers St Patrick, one of Ireland's patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century.
 

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