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Gov. Rick Scott Stop Punishing State Employees For Saying Climate Change - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Gov Rick Scott, end censorship ban on climate change, petition, silenced, Florida, State employee )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - leftaction.com
Climate change denial has taken on a whole new level. One Florida state employee was even forced to take a leave of absence and get a mental health evaluation after using the term. Gov. Scott End the ban and stop censoring climate change discussion.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous right, indigneous rights, justice, leonard Peltier, world, society, politics, government, law, ethics, news, activists, freedoms, rights, usa )

Cal
- 6 days ago - change.org
Leonard Peltier , Ojibwa-Sioux from Turtle Mountain, North Dakota, is the longest held Native American political prisoner in the U.S. He was wrongfully convicted in the 1975 killing of two F.B.I. agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
9 Shel Silverstein Quotes To Get You Through Today
Society & Culture  (tags: Literacy month, Shel Silverstein, friends, diversity, poetry, acceptance, individuality )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - blog.theautismsite.com
Each poem attempted to convey, in itâEUR(TM)s own special way, that the world is what we make of it. In honor of Literacy month, here are a few of the most treasured Shel Silverstein quotes:
Your Rights at Risk: Call to Withdraw Bill C-51 ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, Canada, Bill C-51 )

Cher
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Your voice is needed now! Laws intended to protect us from threats should not put our human rights at risk. Join Amnesty's call to withdraw Bill C-51. National security reforms must meet Canada's human rights obligations.
Applaud Ban Lifted on Non-Celibate LGBT Individuals | ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: celibacy, Gay Celibacy, non-celibacy, LGBT rights, discrimination, equal rights )

BMutiny
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
LGBT members have been welcomed at the church for quite some time with the requirement of practicing life-long celibacy. Well, that's been dropped at last. Wow, Progress! The Revolution is here.....
Netanyahu's Successful Campaign May Prove Destructive for Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, ethics, humans, freedoms, news, government, sadness, safety, rights, culture, society, violence, politics, death, abuse )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - haaretz.com
Netanyahu applied to Israel the pattern of hypocrisy that Israel has for decades attributed to neighboring leaders, claiming that they say one thing in Arabic for domestic consumption and another in English for the world to hear.
A Mob Enforces Islamic JusticeâEUR(TM)By Setting Mentally Ill Muslim Woman On Fire for Burning the Koran.   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Kabul, Afghanistan, mob sets woman on fire, alleged Koran burning )

Beth
- 4 days ago - youtube.com
Who, really, is the mentally ill here? This poor woman, or all of these Muslims who are cheering, stomping on her, setting her alight, AND NOT ONE STOPPED THIS HORRIFIC BRUTALITY. CNN saw no proof that she set a Koran on fire.
For Liberal Israelis, Netanyahu's Win Is A Reality Check
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Netanyahu, Palestine, Israeli elections, liberals, government, ethics, interesting, news, humans, freedoms, culture, society, safety, politics, sadness, violence, rights )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The liberals' optimism has been replaced with devastation, an infuriating belief that the masses may never understand that logic shows the current path is suicidal. Most of the country does not think like they do.
India's Daughter, The World's Daughter: Stopping Violence Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: India's Daughter, the World's Daughter, gender inequality, mindsets, violence against women, gender-based violence, justice )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Violence against girls and women is an issue everywhere, not only in India. Gender inequality is the primary tumour, and rape, trafficking, child marriage, female foeticide, honour killings and so on, are the metastases. Found worldwide.
UK: Muslim Inmate Population Soars, Now 14.4% of All Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: Prison, islam, law, Legal, Life, Media, Muslim, News, Politics, Random, Religion, Sharia, travel, UKenvironment )

Beth
- 4 days ago - creepingsharia.wordpress.com
It is almost entirely due to the UKs horrendous immigration and welfare policy. Add jail house conversions (a problem in the U.S. too) and the more than 100 passages in the Koran that "invite people to violence", and it is a recipe for the demise of a
Another World Is Possible, Without the 1%
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, government, wealth, income inequality, activists, 'World Social Forum', rights, humans, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, news, corruption, safety, women, education )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
Activists from around the world will defy the terrorists to attend the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 25, determined to make the occasion a beacon for free speech, justice and equality.
Jewish-Ab Coexistence Against the Odds
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli, Jews, Arabs, fare well in Israel, statistics )

Beth
- 4 days ago - algemeiner.com
Once again, polls show that the majority of Arabs are content in Israel. The Israeli election shed some light on the increasingly local, rather than national or regional, priorities of the 1.7 million Israeli Arabs. Results are very interesting.
Keith Olbermann Calls on Sports Leagues to Abandon 'Medieval' Indiana Over Anti-Gay Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Indiana, Americans, NCAA, NFL, ethics, sports, society, culture, gayrights, news, freedoms, humans, abuse, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
ESPN's Keith Olbermann has called on the National College Athletic Association and National Football League to boycott Indiana until the state repeals a new law that protects businesses that refuse to provide services to same-sex couples.
Australian Comedian Tries to Make Sense of American Gun Laws and Nailed It! ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Satire, Political Humor, 2nd Amendment rights, government, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, law, politics, safety, humans, interesting, family, rights, violence, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Jeffries was once the victim of a home invasion in which he was tied up and beaten with his girlfriend, who was also threatened with rape. You'd think he'd have some cause for carrying a gun, no? Wrong!
Fighting Anti-Semitism And Hate In The 21st Century
Society & Culture  (tags: Jews, anti-Semitism, racism, Europe, abuse, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 6 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
At weddings, at work, even at Fashion Week, Simone Rodan Benzaquen says thereâEUR(TM)s one thing Jews in Europe are always willing to discuss: Is it time to leave?
 

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