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WATCH: British Muslim's Fundamentalist Muslim Scholars Tell ISIS That Holding Hostage Goes Against Koran (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, British Muslim scholars, ISIL, religion, law, news, rights, freedoms, culture, society, ethics, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - rawstory.com
British Muslim scholars have made a direct video appeal to Islamist militants to release Alan Henning,whom they are threatening to behead, warning the killing would break Islamic laws.
Escape From Duggarville: How Playing the Good Christian Housewife Almost Killed Me
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Christianity, 'Quiverfull Movement', women, society, culture, family, freedoms, rights, sadness, ethics, safety, education, children )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - rawstory.com
Vyckie Garrison was once a minor celebrity in the Quiverfull Movement, made famous by TV's Duggar family. As a devout, Bible-believing Christian and the mother of seven homeschooled children, Garrison spent 16 years, with her husband, publishing a...
Fraternity Dosed Women With Date-Rape Drugs Based on Color-Coded Hand Stamps: Police
Society & Culture  (tags: women, date rape, Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, ethics, violence, society, culture, news, rights, safety, law )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee's chapter of the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) is under investigation after four people were dosed with a so-called "date rape" drug.
Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Law Allowing Housing Discrimination Against Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, apartheid Israeli regime, government, ethics, freedoms, society, law, news, rights, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesterday, Israel's Supreme Court dismissed a petition by Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel effectually facilitating the Judaization of more Palestinian owned land inside Israel.
"Anti-Gay Preacher Visits Campus: You Have to See What the Students Did Next" (TEXT and VIDEOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: young people, students, society, ethics, love, good news, religion, freedoms, rights, education, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Our kids are standing up against homophobia, racism, sexism, despair.The James Madison University students gathered around the preacher,singing a song of love and tolerance. With one guy on guitar, the group begins to sing 'How He Loves', a Christian song
Hundreds of Gaza Children Permanently Disabled By This Summer's Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, rehabilitation, medical care, children, disabled, society, sadness, violence, ethics, crime, freedoms, safety, health, family, rights )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
This summer's 51 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas took a heavy toll on Gaza's children, killing 501, according to U.N. figures. It injured an additional 3,374, and though the bombs have stopped, hundreds of those children face an uncertain future
New Census Data Once Again Illustrate Importance of Unions to the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, labor, labor unions, society, government, rights, freedoms, politics, interesting, news, humans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - americanprogressaction.org
Among the most frequently overlooked contributors to the middle class' declining share of the economic pie is the weakening of labor unions, whose membership as a share of the national population also sat stagnant at a historic low in 2013.
Right Wing Vultures Start to Circle #GamerGate
Society & Culture  (tags: right wing, women, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, misogyny, media, interesting, news, government, rights, politics, freedoms, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Not that there was any doubt, but the entrance of right wing ideologues into the faux controversy "#GamerGate" makes it almost comically clear how this is not, was not, and never will be about "ethics in journalism".
Limbaugh: FSU Football Player Will Be Cheered for 'Guts' to Yell 'F*Ck Her in the P*Ssy' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, media, Rush Limbaugh, news, misogyny, ethics, dishonesty, sports, rights, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday suggested that football fans would reward a Florida State player's behavior after he was suspended for shouting obscenities about female genitals.
This Is Our Land!': West Bank Village Wadi Fukin Fights Largest Israeli Land Grab in Decades Israel/Palestine Kelly Lynn on Sept
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, land grab, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, news, society, rights, corruption, abuse, government, law )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Leaders in the village of Wadi Fukin have galvanized locals into organizing Friday demonstrations against Israeli occupation for the first time in years, after 4,000 dunams (nearly 1,000 acres) in the southern West Bank was declared "state land" by Israel
Deir Al Balah Rehabilitation Center Cares for Gaza's Disabled in the Wake of 'Operation Protective Edge'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, disabled, Deir al Balah Rehabilitation Center, news, society, Israel, Human Rights, children, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In the central Gaza Strip area of Deir al Balah, Usama Abu Safer, 30, devotes his time to working with disabled people. Born paraplegic, Abu Safer's own disability inspired him to dedicate his life to this work. "
Bible-Pushing Christians Open the Door for Satanic Activity Books in Florida Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, right wing Christians, Satanism, religion, society, freedoms, ethics, government, rights, education, children )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Last month, a Florida judge ruled that if the Orange County school district allowed Christian groups to disseminate Bibles and Christian-oriented religious materials in its schools, it would also have to allow atheist groups to do the same.
Israeli Cop Charged Over Beaten Palestinian-American Teen
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Americans, Palestine, Israel, violence, crime, death, freedoms, news, law, society, rights, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday that police have charged an officer who was filmed beating a Palestinian-American teenager during a violent protest in July. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, of Tampa, Florida, was beaten at the east Jerusalem protest that...
SIGN TONIGHT! 9/15/2014. Tell Lawmakers: "Protect Internet Freedom. Defend Net Neutrality."
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, men, women, freedoms, education, environment, ethics, safety, religion, rights )

Ruth
- 5 days ago - battleforthenet.com
SIGN TONIGHT! 9/15/2014. Tell lawmakers: "Protect Internet freedom. Defend net neutrality." SIGN TONIGHT
Peterson's Attorney Responds to New Allegations He Injured Another Son (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: child abuse, Adrian Peterson, NFL, ethics, rights, safety, society, sadness, humans, law, violence, children )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - khou.com
New accusations against Adrian Peterson come from another mother who has another four-year-old son of Peterson, and also involve Peterson striking his boy as a form of discipline.
 

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