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End Sexual Assault on College Campuses! ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: college, sexual assault, campus, students, law, human rights, investigation )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Over 11 million women are currently making their way to college for the start of their fall semester. 84% of women who reported sexually coercive experiences said the incidents took place within their first four semesters on campus.
Help Canine Companions Prevent Service Dog Fraud ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: service dogs, illegitimate service dogs, ethics, family, society, rights, americans )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - cci.org
Service dog fraud is a problem on the rise. We're fighting a new wave of discrimination today because too many misbehaving pets are posing as service dogs and causing business owners to restrict access for people with disabilities.
After 9 Year Old Shoots Instructor, NRA Pipes Up With Worst Possible Response
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, USA, violence, NRA propaganda )

Teresa
- 2 days ago - dailykos.com
Here's what the NRA Women twitter account piped up with on Wednesday while the rest of American media was showing videotape of a presumably now-traumatized 9-year-old girl losing control of a fully automatic Uzi before spraying her tourist-friendly "instr
Flush Rush - Limbaugh That Is - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Flush Rush, Rush Limbaugh, petition, racist, sexist, bigot, public airways )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - change.org
For decades Rush Limbaugh has been promoting blatant racism, sexism, and anti-gay bigotry on our public airways. In this petition, we are telling Limbaugh sponsors and advertisers, we will not buy products/services that support his hate.
GOOD NEWS! First Nations Fisherman Donates 500 Sockeye to Vancouver Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, making a difference, activists, rights, goodnews, philanthropy, world )

Cal
- 3 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A First Nations fisherman donated 500 of the fish to organizations and a homeless encampment in the downtrodden neighborhood in Vancouver.
The Darker Side for Gays in Lebanon
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, law, gayrights, safety, rights, police )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ipsnews.net
In a country where civil liberties remain the prerogative of the powerful and wealthy, the Lebanese gay scene is to be treaded carefully.
SEATTLE: Self-Styled Jihadist Admits to Killing 4 People, Calls It 'Vengeance' for U.S. Actions in Mideast
Society & Culture  (tags: Seattle, Jihadist, Ali Muhammad Brown, murders four, Islam )

Beth
- 5 days ago - q13fox.com
Ali Muhammad Brown, 40, accused of shooting to death two men in Seattle on June 1 and a man in New Jersey later that month was charged Wednesday with gunning down a 30-year-old in the Skyway area in April -- all, he allegedly told police, as "vengeance"
Cop Who Threatened to 'F*Cking Kill' Reporter During Ferguson Protests Officially Resigns
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, Ray Albers, resignation, police, law, media, interesting, rights, society, violence, freedoms, crime, culture, ethics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
At a protest on Aug. 19, Ray Albers, a police officer in the neighboring community of St. Ann, pointed his rifle at a Ferguson protester during a heated verbal exchange, an episode that was captured on video and widely circulated on social media.
Ferguson Police Drove Over a Michael Brown Memorial After Their Dogs Peed on It
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Brown, Missouri State Rep. Sharon Pace, rose petals, dog peed on memorial, police, Memorial on street )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - nymag.com
Memorial set up on the spot that Michael Brown was shot, his blood still on the road. During this time an eyewitness said that an officer with dog allowed it to pee on Memorial. State Rep. Sharon Pace said rose petals laid there were driven over by police
Labor Day - Remembering Joe Hill - Bruce Springsteen   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Joe Hill, Labor Day, union organizer, itinerant laborer, songwriter, martyr, folk hero, organize )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
Joe Hill songwriter, itinerant laborer, and union organizer. Thanks in large part to his songs and stirring remarks on the eve of his execution "Don't waste time mourning, organize!" Hill became the best known IWW martyr and labor folk hero.
Walmart Video Shows John Crawford Was Shot on Sight By Cops With No Warning, Family Attorneys Say
Society & Culture  (tags: John Crawford, black man, BB gun, Walmart, Beavercreek, OH, shoot to kill, police )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - dailykos.com
John Crawford was the unfortunate black man holding a BB gun in the toy section of a Walmart Store in OH, when police, in response to several 911 calls, shot and killed him . Crawford did nothing wrong in Walmart. Nothing more, nothing less than shopping.
Homeless America: 'Everyone Should Be Able to Pee for Free With Dignity'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, UN study, free restrooms homeless, children, family, society, sadness, safety, rights, humans, health, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
More than 2.5 billion people around the world do not have access to toilets, the United Nations said Friday, mainly highlighting it as a problem for developing countries. But for many homeless Americans, finding a clean restroom can also be a challenge.
Hey, Liberals Who Oppose Israel: You're All Right-Wingers Now
Society & Culture  (tags: Progressives, liberals, Hamas Charter, anti-gay, anti -women, anti-Semitism, human rights, public executions )

David
- 7 days ago - tabletmag.com
Don't call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous like Hamas. All zealot has to do is say something about justice & disproportionality & self-determination, and he's transformed into a respectable, not to say sympathetic, figure.
FEAR OF BEING SEEN AS RACISTS Stopped Social Workers Saving 1400 Children From Sexual Exploitation By Pakistanis in ONE UK TOWN   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Fear of Being Called Racist, U.K., Islam, Rapists of 1400 children, Rotherham )

Beth
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
Report found 1400 children abused between 1997 - 2013 in Rotherham. Figure a conservative estimate of true scale. Victims terrorised with guns and doused in petrol and threatened with fire. More than a third of the cases were already known to agencies.
Ferguson Cop Who Arrested Journalist Being Sued for Tying Up and Choking 12-Year-Old Boy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, Ferguson Missouri, Justin Cosma, bad cops, lawsuit, crime, culture, ethics, society, freedoms, rights, safety, violence, police, law )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
A police officer who arrested a journalist earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri is also facing a federal civil rights lawsuit for allegedly attacking a 12-year-old boy while working for another department two years ago, the Huffington Post reported.
 

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