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Ask Your Senator to Stand With Indigenous Kids *** PLEASE Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, usa, world )

Frans
- 10 hours ago - amnesty.org.au
This NAIDOC Week letâEUR(TM)s show our politicians the groundswell of support for Indigenous kids, from the people they represent. NAIDOC Week was built on community support ...
Former Evangelical: The Truth About Christian 'Sexual Purity'| Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: evangelicals, Christians, gender roles, sexual purity, purity movements, cultural crisis, hypocrisy, expose', sex, biblical view of sexuality )

BMutiny
- 8 hours ago - alternet.org
Sexual purity movements, past and present, are not ultimately about promoting a biblical view of sexuality. They are about explaining large-scale culture crises [e.g. Anglo-Saxon decline, the Cold War, changing gender roles and sexual mores] and
Silence Around Who Is Burning Black Churches Speaks Volumes | Common Dreams | Breaking News
Society & Culture  (tags: church fires, arson, hate crimes, black rage, Mother Emanuel, Black church, media silence, injustice, assassination, right-wing TERRORISM, charleston shooter, media racism, Dept of Justice [NOT], FBI, suffering )

BMutiny
- 22 hours ago - commondreams.org
there has been more effort put into preemptively dousing black rage than into diffusing the coalesced white hatred that has risen to the forefront in the wake of Dylann Roof's attack on Mother Emanuel. Churchfires Lightning, Bad Wiring, Bad Luck?or ARSON
What Happens Next Is More Important Than Marriage | Common Dreams | Breaking News
Society & Culture  (tags: Gay rights, gay marriage, Human Rights, LGBT Rights, transgenders, marginalization, rich gay people, economic disparity, injustice, jobs, housing, other sexualities )

BMutiny
- 22 hours ago - commondreams.org
Gay people, especially rich gay ones, have had a lot invested in this marriage fight. They've literally been fighting to protect their inheritances, their properties, their tax benefits. Now that they've won, will they continue to be invested in struggle?
UK Female Sharia Judge: Muslims Have Right to Polygamy
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, Sharia Law, polygamy, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, family, freedoms, law, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 1 day ago - clarionproject.org
Britain's first sharia judge said the UK has no right to prevent Muslims from having more than one wife. Many sharia marriages are polygamous.
'They Burned Mohammed Once, But We Burn Every Day': One Year Since the Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, death, children, ethics, crime, murder, sadness, safety, society, freedoms, culture, dishonesty, government, law, rights, family, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
33-year-old Mohammad Abu Khdeir stood outside the Shuafat girls secondary school where the commemoration of the kidnapping and murder of his teenage cousin (who had the same name) was taking place.
The Statue of Liberty Poem   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Statue of Liberty, USA, poem, France, Emma Lazarus )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
With so much hate being thrown out there against each other maybe it is time all of us in the USA recall the words to this poem. Enjoy your July 4th and remember we sink if we allow ourselves to be torn apart together we can create a new and better vision
Why Native Hawaiians Are Saying No to a $1.4 Billion Telescope
Society & Culture  (tags: protection, environment, destruction, tradition, progress, development, indigenousrights, ecosystems, society, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
An ongoing battle between native Hawaiians and astronomers intending to build a telescope on a traditionally sacred mountain has sparked debate over which is more important: progress or tradition?
No, Governor Walker. State Mandated Rape Is Not 'a Cool Thing'
Society & Culture  (tags: vaginal probes, rape, consent, GOP Congressmen, legalizing rape, Abortion )

BMutiny
- 7 days ago - dailykos.com
Republican laws mandating the insertion of probes into women's bodies without their consent are attempting to legalize rape. No amount of prurient piety is going to change that inescapable fact. Penetration of a Woman's body without her consent IS RAPE
Drop Charges Against Bree Newsome Arrested for Taking Down The Confederate Flag at South Carolina Capitol - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: confederate Flag, South Carolina, Bree Newsome, removing flag )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Early Saturday morning, a multiracial group of Carolinians led by teachers and activists took down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina capitol grounds.
 
 
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