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The Religious Right's Policing of Sex Robs Pleasure From the Underprivileged
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, sex, control )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
Religious conservatives want an exclusive right to dole out the privilege of sexual pleasure and intimacy on their own terms - and leave a lot of people out.
Clemency for Josephine Ledesma Serving Life Without Parole
Society & Culture  (tags: war on drugs, injustice, prisons, sentencing, petitions )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - change.org
Josephine Ledesma is a first time nonviolent drug offender who has already served 24 years of a life sentence for conspiracy to transport drugs.
Stop the Missouri 'Stand Your Ground' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, law, police, rights, safety, violence, Black lives matter )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - act.colorofchange.org
" Now conservatives and the gun lobby are again pushing âEUR~Stand Your GroundâEUR(TM) legislation in even more states - providing cover for race-based violence and trigger-happy vigilantes like Zimmerman." Peace.
Blatant Retaliation Against Prisoners Trying to Reform Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, incarceration, inmates, injustice, brutality, solitary confinement, protests )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
In an apparent retaliation against their activism and an attempt to disrupt further communications, Massachusetts officials come down hard.
Israeli Stall at Buenos Aires Book Fair Wins Creativity Award
Society & Culture  (tags: book fair, Buenos Aires, Israel, originality, creativity, laughing )

David
- 5 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Exhibit featuring risometer to measure power of visitors laughs wins annual prize for originality & creativity. Profs & students at ORT Argentina created a machine for the booth that transforms the sounds in graphics to measure the power of the laughs.
Stop Punishing Student Rape Victims at a Mormon University
Society & Culture  (tags: Dishonorable Honor Code, Mormon is a misogynistic Religion, Mormon Polygamy Religion )

Peter
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: BrighamYoung University Pres. Worthen! Goal: Protect rape victims by providing an amnesty clause in the Honor Code at Mormon university. Many Students who were victims of sexual assault were shocked to find that they were the ones being punished
The False Promise of DNA Testing
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, corruption, ethics, dishonesty )

Phyllis
- 6 days ago - msn.com
William Thompson, an attorney and a criminology professor at the University of California at Irvine, told a KHOU 11 reporter, were terrifying: It appears that Houston police technicians were routinely misinterpreting even the most basic samples.
How To Go Vegan Podcast : Willow's Whisper to the World
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, death, veganism, alpaca, wool, ethics, cruelty, animalcruelty, animals )

Trish
- 8 days ago - howtogovegan.org
List to the story of Willow's Whisper to the World
SIGN PLEASE! The MilitaryâEUR(TM)s Sexual Assault Epidemic
Society & Culture  (tags: SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, WOMEN, POLITICS, US, society, politics, ethics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - act.credoaction.com
There were more than 20,000 cases of sexual assault, rape, and unwanted sexual contact in the military in 2015.1
 
 
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