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Islam and Homosexuality: What Does the Koran Say?
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, ethics, gayrights, rights, violence, sadness, religion, terrorism )

- 130 days ago -
The gunman who attacked a gay nightclub in Orlando is said to have pledged allegiance to ISIS in a 911 call, and on Monday the extremist group described the shooter as "one of the soldiers of the caliphate in America....
Admit It: These Terrorists Are Muslims
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic extremists, gayrights, violence, religion, ethics )

- 131 days ago -
From the Daily Beast....Just as we Muslims expect solidarity from wider society against anti-Muslim bigotry and racism, likewise we must reciprocate solidarity toward victims of Islamist extremism. Just as we encourage others to actively...
Orlando Gunman's Descent Into Islamic Terror Comes Into FocusOrlando Gunman's Descent Into Islamic Terror Comes Into Focus
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, gayrights, lies, terrorism, rights, violence )

- 132 days ago -
FBI Director James Comey on Monday said that three phone calls between Omar Mateen and a 911 operator while Mateen was holed up in a club bathroom with hostages may provide insight into his radicalization. During those calls, Comey said, Mateen
Former Co-Worker Orlando Gunman Was Unhinged & Unstable Went on Racist, Misogynistic Rants
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, dishonesty, ethics, violence, terrorism )

- 132 days ago -
The gunman who killed at least 50 people at an Orlando nightclub early Sunday was described by a former colleague as an unhinged and unstable person who repeatedly made racist, misogynist and homophobic remarks....
11-Year-Old Boy Charged With Hate Crime for Setting Jewish School Bus on Fire...
Society & Culture  (tags: children, ethics, hate crime, society )

- 167 days ago -
An 11-year-old boy, who remains unnamed, is facing hate crime charges after authorities said he and his friends set a Yeshiva school bus on fire. Police are currently looking for the other four boys who are ranging in age from 10 to 15....
Homeless Man Owes Government Over $110,000 in Fines for Being Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, rights, society, safety, culture, ethics, abuse, humans, government, law )

- 231 days ago -
The recent case of a homeless man racking up massive fines has exposed the widespread police practice of fining homeless people for being homeless. Emilie Guimond-Belanger, a social worker at the Droits Devant legal clinic in Montreal spoke to the media
Afghans Seeking Asylum Buy Fake Taliban Threat Letters
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, violence, terrorism )

- 336 days ago -
Threatening letters from the Taliban, once tantamount to a death sentence, are now being forged and sold to Afghans who want to start a new life in Europe.
Rare Prehistoric Artefacts Found South of Zealand
Society & Culture  (tags: prehistoric artifacts, marine archaeologists, mesolithic age, denmark, culture, environment, world )

- 402 days ago -
Marine archaeologists excited about the good conditions of their findings, which can help them better understand the life of people in the Mesolithic age
Guess Which 'Liberal' State Has 500 Laws Aimed at Oppressing the Homeless? | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, family, freedoms, law, rights, society, safety, violence, politics, police, abuse, dishonesty )

- 612 days ago -
On the heels of a damning new report, the Right to Rest campaign pushes for statewide legislation to stop discrimination against homeless people.
Oklahoma Politician Wants to Strip Pensions From State Employees Over Same-Sex Weddings
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, religion, sadness, gayrights, freedoms, wackadoodle )

- 638 days ago -
Never mind that same-sex marriages are now legal in Oklahoma, state representative Sally Kerns has proposed a drastic law to severely punish any state employees who participate in the licensing or ceremonies for same-sex couples:
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