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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 )

- 54 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 )

- 159 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 )

- 225 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 )

- 435 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 )

- 461 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:
Three Men Poured Lighter Fluid On Homeless Man And Lit Him And His Belongings On Fire
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, humans, hate crimes, homelessness, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 464 days ago -
The FBI doesn't currently recognize violence against the homeless as a potential hate crime, something advocates are trying to change. But if it did, it would find more violent hate crimes against this group than any other: there were four hate crime...
Fraternity Dosed Women With Date-Rape Drugs Based on Color-Coded Hand Stamps: Police
Society & Culture  (tags: women, date rape, Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, ethics, violence, society, culture, news, rights, safety, law )

- 587 days ago -
The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee's chapter of the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) is under investigation after four people were dosed with a so-called "date rape" drug.
Death Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust, anti-Semitism, Muslims, Islam, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 600 days ago -
It never occurred to me that my family and I would be sentenced to death again for the crime of being born Jewish.
Israel Saves, Islam Rapes and Kills
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, government, health, media, movies, murder, news, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

- 617 days ago -
While Israel is focused on saving the life of a Yezidi baby, pious Muslims like ISIS are focused on raping and killing Yezidis.
Is That a Tylenol? Woman Is Assaulted By Cop!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, law, media, police, politics, safety, society )

- 712 days ago -
Shocking surveillance camera footage from a court waiting room has emerged which shows a Sheriff's Deputy over-stepping his bounds.
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