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Support Legislation to Hold Website Operators Accountable for Promoting Child Sex Abuse | UNICEF USA
Society & Culture  (tags: Sex trafficking, internet, children )

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Although Backpage no longer advertises children for sex, law enforcement agencies, anti-trafficking advocates, and survivors want to hold the operators of Backpage responsible through civil lawsuits. But courts have ruled repeatedly that a provision in cu
Take Action Now - Amnesty International USA-Protect Press Freedom in the US: Drop Charges Against Jenni Monet
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, government, freedom of the press )

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She was strip-searched, held for five hours in a chain-link holding cage, detained for 30 hours total and then charged with rioting and trespassing.
Take Action Now - Amnesty International USA-Chechnya: Stop Abducting and Killing Gay Men
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, politics, rights, protection, gay rights )

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Over a hundred men suspected of being gay are being abducted, tortured and even killed in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya according to credible sources inside the country.
Amnesty International USA-I WELCOME REFUGEES TO THE USA-Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Refugees&Relief, law, government, Trump )

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Here in the United States, we are no longer welcoming refugees in the same way. Under the Trump administration, our refugee admissions program is facing a threat to its very existence and we are in a downward spiral, admitting fewer refugees every year in
Sign : Praise Norway for Banning Fur Farming
Animals  (tags: fur farming, cruelty, Norway, ban )

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Praise Norway for announcing its plans to shut down all fur farms by 2025.
Sign : Ensure Maximum Punishment for Scotland's Animal Abusers
Animals  (tags: abusers, Scotland, animals, punishment )

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Send a strong message against animal cruelty by properly penalizing the guilty.
Environment  (tags: public lands, communities, Environmental Defense, National Environmental Policy Act, projects, awareness, prevention of pollution, prevention of damages, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation, ecological sustainability, responsibilities )

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For nearly 50 years, the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, has been an empowering legal tool that allows communities to defend themselves and their environments from dangerous, rushed or poorly planned federal and industry projects.
Add Your Name: Demand Your Member of Congress Speak Out Against Trump's Warmongering.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Trump, north korea, War mongering, Nuclear War, dangerous politics, irresponsibility, threats, conflicts, diplomatic solution, democracy, Safe Act, prevention, protection )

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Trump's tweets about North Korea grow more absurd -- and more reckless -- by the day. Most recently, he bragged about his "nuclear button," implicitly threatening nuclear war. Let's rememberâEUR"the risk of war with North Korea is a Trump-made crisis.
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