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The State of Georgia Bring Your Guns Everywhere Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: Guns Everywhere Bill, Georgia, Wild West, guns, Gov. Nathan Deal )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - gpb.org
Allows firearms in churches, bars, government buildings. The bill also bars sheriffs from asking someone with a gun if he or she has a license. Bill waives criminal prosecution of felons using illegal firearms in the commission of a crime of self-defense.
How the Supreme Court's Ruling on Michigan Affirmative Action Affects Colleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: education, government, Supreme Court, discrimination, Affirmative Action, society, rights, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The new Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action leaves in place, for now, a system that allows public universities in Maryland, Virginia and many other states to consider race and ethnicity in admissions.
Segregation Alive and Well in U.S. Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: education, society, culture, americans, children, segregation, usa, law, news, politics, rights )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation continues to define the public school experience.
Why Are We Spiteful, Even Though It Bites Us Back?
Society & Culture  (tags: spite, empathy, society, ethics, world, personality, research, aggression, interesting )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - npr.org
Why do people willingly inconvenience or even harm themselves in order harm others? And why are some of us more spiteful than others? Being aggressive and lacking empathy might have a lot to do with it, researchers say.
Former Israeli-Soldier to the Rescue in London on Passover
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli, brave, IDF, London, rescue, Passover )

Alexandra
- 17 hours ago - israellycool.com
Two worshippers celebrating the Jewish holiday of Passover braved intense heat to free the child from a car seat after hearing the family's screams for help. An elderly man who had become panic-stricken and was unable to unfasten his seatbelt
William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: 50 Everyday Phrases That Came From the Bard
Society & Culture  (tags: Shakespeare, language, popular phrases, 450th birthday, interesting, society, education, culture )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Happy 450th birthday William Shakespeare. Your plays are still the pinnacle, your poetry among the finest and many phrases you coined are still in wide usage.
1.6 Million Americans Don't Have Indoor Plumbing. Here's Where They Live (INTERACTIVE MAP INCLUDED)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, census questions, indoor plumbing, rural areas, government, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 19 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Looking beyond the present day, it's worth remembering that indoor plumbing is a fairly new development for many communities. In 1950 fully one quarter of U.S. households did not have a flush toilet --
Fight Child Slavery ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, children, slavery )

Cher
- 1 day ago - nochildforsale.ca
Sign our petition urging leading Canadian retailers* to expand their efforts to improve labour conditions in their supply chains by signing the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh agreement.
Tell AG Mike DeWine: Don't Appeal Henry V. Himes ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, gayrights, protection, Ohio )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Join Ohioans all across the state as we call on AG Mike DeWine to not appeal the ruling and allow Ohio's legally married same-sex couples to be recognized in the state they call home. Sign the petition now.
Earth Day 2012 Photos Keystone Pipeline Cowboy and Indian Alliance Protest
Society & Culture  (tags: Cowboy and Indian Alliance, Washington DC, Keystone Pipeline Protest, Farmers, Ranchers, Indians, Tar Sands, Photos )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - heavy.com
Native American tribal leaders, non-native farmers and ranchers from across the United States march down Independence Avenue while demonstrating against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday.
Why We Need a Maximum Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: Americansn, income inequality, society, rights, ethics, culture, politics, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - theweek.com
The debate about rising economic inequality that's been building since the financial crisis of 2008 has approached a boiling point thanks to the publication in English of French economist Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
How Chicago Became 'Chiraq'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, Chicago, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, GUNS, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 2 days ago - thedailybeast.com
This Easter weekend, 45 people were shot in the city that's come to be known as 'Chiraq.' And until Obama can get the guns off the streets of his hometown, the bloodshed won't stop.
Tyler Oakley Shows Us What Happens When A 24-Year-Old Sees His Own Birth Video (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, family, interesting, video, happiness, birth, child, celebrity, internet )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
When Jackie Oakley decided to bring a video camera into the delivery room for her son's birth, she definitely never imagined that baby would grow up to be a hilarious YouTube star who would share it with the entire Internet.
The Future Of How We Watch Television Is In The Hands Of The Supreme Court
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society, TV )

Kit
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The television ratings company Nielsen classifies nearly 5 million households as "Zero-TV," meaning that they either have no television or that they use it only for DVDs, games and other activities unlike traditional TV watching --
The New, Innovative And More Efficient Way Of Feeding People
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, food, humans, safety, society )

Kit
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Kent, whose organization studies the intersection of nature and human activity and offers solutions on how the two can co-exist, is one of the people who believes there's a different way to approach how we get our protein here in the United States.
 

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