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ACLU Tells Obama Administration to Leave George Zimmerman Alone
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, government, humans, interesting, law, news, politics, rights, safety, usa )

- 1795 days ago -
The American Civil Liberties Union wrote a letter to Secretary of Defense Eric Holder making clear its position on the outcome of the Zimmerman trial, and expressing a sentiment that should be permeating throughout the entire nation: the American....
Limbaugh: I Can Use the Word 'Nigga' Now Because 'It's Not Racist'
Society & Culture  (tags: media, sadness, racism, Limbaugh, society, culture, ethics, corruption, abuse )

- 1799 days ago -
In an epically unhinged racist rant on Tuesday, conservative entertainer Rush Limbaugh said that because of Zimmerman trial witness Rachel Jeantel's post-trial CNN interview, he will now take it upon himself to use the "n-word,"...
George Zimmerman Will Get His Gun Back, Mark O'Mara Says He Needs It 'Even More' Than Before (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Zimmerman, violence, gins, gun control, abuse, society, crime, children, safety, sadness )

- 1801 days ago -
George Zimmerman will get his gun back following his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin -- and his attorney believes he needs it "even more" than before.
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, humans, interesting, murder, news, sadness, society, usa, violence )

- 1817 days ago -
Anderson Cooper's emotional interview with Alicia Stanley, Trayvon Martin's stepmother...
Supreme Court Ruling Perpetuates The Oppression Of Native Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: assimilation, Baby Veronica, boarding schools, Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian rights, Native Americans, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court )

- 1810 days ago -
In a recent child custody case, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to side with a 3-year-old child's adoptive parents over the legal claim of her biological father. One justice called it "heartbreaking."
Boy Scouts of America Proposes Dropping Ban on Gay Kids--But Not Gay Adults
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, Boy Scouts, rights, news, politics, society, interesting, culture, children, americans, law, freedoms )

- 1887 days ago -
The Boy Scouts of America announced that it intends to end its ban on gay members, as long as its board approves the change. The organization would still, however, prohibit gay adults from serving as troop leaders or volunteers.
UNESCO Silent as Hamas Bulldozes World Heritage Site for Terrorist Training Camp
Society & Culture  (tags: UNESCO, Hamas, Palestinians, World Heritage Site, harbor, destruction )

- 1893 days ago -
Stop the Hamas bulldozing of a 3000-year-old ancient Anthedon Harbor--includes the ruins of a Roman temple & archaeological remains from the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine eras--1 year after the area was nominated as World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Mormon Church Abandons Its Crusade Against Gay Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: ghts, Mormon Church, culture, ethics, rights, gayrights, society, politics, usa, religion )

- 1893 days ago -
Prop. 8 backlash has led the Latter Day Saints to soften their treatment of LGBT church members.
Justice for Rehtaeh: Demand An Independent Inquiry Into the Police Investigation.
Society & Culture  (tags: Bullying, Canada, crime, justice, rape, society, women )

- 1897 days ago -
Rehtaeh was raped. The rape was photographed and the photos were shared around her community. She was bullied.and this week took her own life. The RCMP investigated but said there was not enough evidence to lay charges.
Justice for Lynne Stewart - Sign Petition on Women's Day to Free Her
Society & Culture  (tags: Lynne Stewart, justice, imprisonment, compassionate release, humaity, Breast Cancer, attorney, New York )

- 1929 days ago -
"This is a cry from deep in my soul on behalf of my sisters-abused, forgotten, made marginal. We are always aware of our place on the rungs of the ladder of oppression based on race and class and sex."
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