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âEUR~Being Poor Is Not a CrimeâEUR(TM): Civil Group Files Lawsuit to Help Man Imprisoned for Failing to Pay Fines
Offbeat  (tags: Law, Court, Crime, USA )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - rt.com
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a federal lawsuit against officials in DeKalb County, Georgia after a judge imprisoned a black teenager who was too poor to pay $838 in fines. It all started with a traffic ticket near his home.
Here Are the Senate Democrats Who Voted for Keystone
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Keystone XL Pipeline, Democrats for Keystone XL )

Judy
- 14 hours ago - marketwatch.com
Backers want the pipeline to be constructed now. But the failure of the bill to fetch the 67 Senate votes needed to override a veto means Keystone supporters will have to go back to the legislative drawing board.
Senate Approves Keystone XL Pipeline
Offbeat  (tags: Oil, Pipeline, Politics, Senate, USA )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - rt.com
The Republican-controlled Senate passed a bipartisan bill approving construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, prompting a showdown with President Barack Obama, who has promised to veto the legislation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama You Stand Behind His Veto of the Keystone XL!
Environment  (tags: OBAMA, Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, veto, protection, pollution, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, government, green, politics )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Stand with the President as he delivers on his commitment to stopping this misguided bill.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Protect Little Lungs From Smog
Environment  (tags: childrens health, childrens health, politics, healthconditions, environment, destruction, protection, pollution, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - action.momscleanairforce.org
An extensive and growing body of scientific evidence shows that ground level ozone, or smog, causes measurable, serious health impacts at levels commonly found in metropolitan areas across the U.S.
Holocaust Fears, Real and Manipulated, Have Shaped Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, The Holocaust, politics, religion, rights, society, culture, ethics, humans, freedoms, children, abuse, family, news )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Mandatory Holocaust studies have repeatedly been extended in high schools and elementary education. Recently a Holocaust program for toddlers was introduced in kindergartens.
Senate Approves Keystone âEUR" and HereâEUR(TM)s Why That DoesnâEUR(TM)t Matter
Environment  (tags: politics, protection, environment, destruction, Keystone XL Pipeline, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - grist.org
The U.S. Senate just voted 62 to 36 to pass a bill that would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. All Republicans voted for it, and nine Democrats joined in, making for enough votes to overcome the potential threat of a filibuster.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Mule-Drawn Carriage Rides in New Orleans
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, animalcruelty, protection )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - change.org
Mules suffer greatly in New Orleans .. They are not properly cared for... Handlers ride them hard, long distances daily... work in congested city traffic, poor weather conditions, carry hefty people around the city,
McCain Calls Protesters 'Low-Life Scum' At Senate Hearing (Historic Enablers of Wars for Lies)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, lies, iraq, propaganda, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, crime, abuse, troops )

Wild
- 10 hours ago - npr.org
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., lashed out at anti-war demonstrators protesting the presence of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger at a Senate hearing, calling them "low-life scum."
Please Do Not Kill Thousands of Smuggled Cats
Animals  (tags: needs more signatures )


- 11 hours ago - change.org
Authorities in Hanoi intercepted thousands of live cats that were illegally smuggled in from China for human consumption It is illegal to consume cats in Vietnam, however their regulations state that evidence from smuggling operations must be destroyed
 
 
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