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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
- 285 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."
Keep Bangladeshi Factories Safe for Workers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, safety, children )

Cher
- 217 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After several factory tragedies in Bangladesh, Canadians are now aware that the products they purchase may be produced in places that aren't safe for workers. While many of those working in the factories were adults, some were older children.
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
- 285 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).
It's Gotta Stop. Take Action Today. PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: workers, abuse, business, corporate, society, labor, ethics, farming, safety, sadness, rights, americans, law )

Robert
- 326 days ago - action.ufw.org
Mauricio stated that he worked for over 10 years as a milker and, "all those years that I worked as a milker they never gave me a rest break."
Make Cockfighting a Felony PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Utah, cockfighting, abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animals, cruelty, humans, killing, killed, protection, suffering, law, americans, culture, ethics, safety, society, news, politics, sadness )

Robert
- 289 days ago - animalpetitions.org
In a cockfight the birds are forced to keep fighting, often resulting in punctured lungs, broken bones, and pierced eyes. The winner of a cockfight can win tens of thousands of dollars, so having to pay a fine if they are caught is not much of a deterre
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Time to Put An End to America's New Debtors' Prisons!
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, DEBTORS PRISONS, debtors' prisons, society, safety, law, politics, crime, culture, americans, usa, police, rights )

Cal
- 162 days ago - bravenewfilms.org
Judges in Georgia and Alabama must cut all ties with an industry profiting off the poor and stop placing people on probation under the control of profit-hungry private companies.
The 9/11 Scam: New York's Disability Disgrace
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, dishonesty, law, media, NY Police, police, politics, safety, society )

Kit
- 324 days ago - thedailybeast.com
They said they were too traumatized to serve and protect. How the NYPD built a fraud case against dozens of police and firefighters who prosecutors say duped doctors and cashed in.
The Body in the Street -- Charles P. Pierce
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 98 days ago - esquire.com
I keep coming back to one simple moment, one ghastly fact. One image, from which all the other images have flowed. They left the body in the street. Dictators leave bodies in the street.
Using Religion to Discriminate
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 286 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.
UNICEF: 1 in 10 Girls Raped or Sexually Abused Before Age 20 Worldwide
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, safety, sexual abuse, world, sadness, abuse, culture, law, politics, crime, children, rights, news )

Cal
- 84 days ago - theweek.com
On Thursday, UNICEF reported that 120 million girls and young women are forced into sexual intercourse or other sex acts before age 20.
Speak Out for Women in Syria and Other Conflict Areas ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, war zones, protection, safety )

Cher
- 275 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
In war and conflict zones, women are especially at risk. Yet, women make up less than 10 percent of peace negotiators and less than 3 percent of the signatories to peace agreements, according to the United Nations.
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
- 272 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.
Cops Beat Their Wives and Girlfriends At Double The National Rate
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, family, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 197 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Statistics show that 1 in 4 women in the US is a victim of domestic violence, those numbers jump to 1 in 2 if they are married to a cop.
When Did Mass Shootings Become So Frighteningly Mundane in America?
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, usa, society, politics, government, news, children, culture, americans, safety )

Cal
- 167 days ago - alternet.org
Isla Vista, Seattle, Las Vegas, now Troutdale. Summer 2014 already has violence everywhere.
The Girl Who Died From Drinking Too Much Soda
Society & Culture  (tags: children, abuse, ethics, society, Americans, sadness, violence, rights, safety, law, death )

CarrieSIC
- 290 days ago - theatlantic.com
A catastrophic story illuminates a preventable epidemic of child abuse. The United States has the worst child abuse record in the industrialized world. Four times more Americans are killed by their parents than as soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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