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Theresa May: Stop Covering Up the Abuse at Yarl's Wood.PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', abuse, women, violence, world, government, ethics, crime, culture, society )

Cal
- 9 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Our new Prime Minister Theresa May has officially taken office and everyoneâEUR(TM)s talking up her feminist credentials. But sheâEUR(TM)s helped to cover up one of the most shocking abuses of women of our time.
Activist: Organizing Local Communities Is the Only Way to End Police Killings
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, police, law, death, genocide )

Cheryl A.
- 12 days ago - therealnews.com
"in two days we've seen four African-American Latino men killed by the police. So that would actually make it every 12 hours if we were to add in Latino, Latina, and Latinx folks that are also being killed by the police...peace.
Death in Dallas and America's Existential Crisis: Our New "Civil War" Over the Nature of Reality
Society & Culture  (tags: division, racism, violence, reality, opinions )

Freya
- 12 days ago - alternet.org
Our broken republic is divided not just by race, culture and ideology, but between competing versions of reality.
Peace And Unity For Humanity PLEASE SIGN & SHARE!!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, media, dishonesty, education, children, family, corruption, freedoms, tv, violence )

Barb
- 12 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are not the color of our skin, or the clothing we wear, or the language we speak, or the country we live in. We are mankind - all of us together, all of us here on planet earth - and it's about time we started to act like it! It is time we
The Days After: A Nation Reacts To The Week's Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, society, culture, americans, politics, media, government, police, rights )

Cal
- 13 days ago - npr.org
People across the country joined protests and held vigils late this week, following two highly publicized police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota
How Response to Alton Sterling Shooting Is Different --and Maybe the Same
Society & Culture  (tags: race, police killing, government, ethics, crime, culture, police, politics, law, usa, violence, society )

Cal
- 16 days ago - csmonitor.com
A day after a black man was fatally shot by police outside a convenience story in Baton Rouge, the governor of Louisiana called on the Justice Department to investigate.
Mexican Artist Melts 1,527 Guns, Makes Shovels to Plant Trees
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, crime, culture, death, ethics, humans, murder, violence )

Katka
- 22 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In Culiacán, Mexico, the city with the highest rate of gun deaths in the nation, many people know the devastating consequences of guns. Creative activist Pedro Reyes down guns and turns them into shovels, which were then used to plant trees.
Activists Facing Prison for Reporting Torture *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 22 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Three activists in Thailand, including two from Amnesty International, are facing five years in prison and hefty fines for reporting torture by officials in the Thai army and police....
Mississippi Closes The Case On Freedom Summer Murders
Society & Culture  (tags: Mississippi Burning, civil rights, 'Freedom Summer', death, murder, police, ethics, freedoms, activists, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, law, news )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Fifty-two years ago today, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner went missing ~ and in a sad turn of events, the state has finally given up hope that their murderers will be brought to justice.
Right-Wing Broadcaster Who Wants Christian Martyrs Urges Trump Fans to Use AR-15s Against Protesters ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT Rights, marriage equality, Trump, religion, politics, society, sadness, safety, ethics, crime, abuse, rights, dishonesty, news, violence, women, murder )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - rawstory.com
A religious broadcaster who encouraged Christians to "prepare for martyrdom" over marriage equality is urging Donald Trump supporters to take up arms against their opponents.
Conservatives Try To Scapegoat Islam To Avoid Responsibility For Perpetuating Anti-LGBT Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, anti-LGBT, ethics, freedoms, government, rights, abuse, death, religion, society, violence, sadness, corruption, safety, politics )

Carrie
- 38 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The day after the deadliest mass shooting in modern history, conservatives known for their anti-LGBT rhetoric are now clamoring to blame ISIS and radical Islam for the deaths in Orlando:
Florida Catholic Bishop: 'Sadly It Is Religion, Including Our Own' That 'Breeds Contempt for Gays'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, religion, hate, homophobia, sadness, rights, ethics, freedoms, family, dishonesty, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 38 days ago - rawstory.com
For one Florida Catholic bishop, there's no question that Mateen was influenced by his religion to hate homosexuals ~ but he also says that this is a problem with many religions, including the Catholic faith.
The Lawmakers Offering Condolences For Orlando Shooting Victims Who Voted Against LGBT Protections
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, ethics, Florida, descrimination, rights, society, government, politics, law, freedoms, violence, safety, sadness, abuse )

Carrie
- 38 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Florida is one of the many states that doesn't have many legislative protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. The state has no laws prohibiting employers from unfairly firing, discriminating against, or refusing to hire LGBT people.
Ban Assault Weapons PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, assault weapons, ban, petition )

Evelyn
- 39 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
While it is true that people kill people, and that guns do not shoot themselves, it is also true that mass execution would not be possible without such high capacity weapons. How many people have to die before we ban those weapons?
 

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