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Grieving Parents Forced To Pay Legal Fees To Gun Companies That Sold Arms To Aurora Shooter That Killed Their Daughter
Offbeat  (tags: legal fees, Aurora, Colorado, shooting Aurora, Brady Center )

Dandelion
- 8 hours ago - reverbpress.com
Not only does U.S. federal law protect gun makers and sellers from being held responsible for selling arms to nutcases, terrorists and murderers, but the state of Colorado requires plaintiffs to pay them court costs for having the nerve to sue them!
Grand Jury Indicts Six Officers In Freddie Gray Case
Society & Culture  (tags: Baltimore MD, law, police, society, culture, news, rights, freedoms, crime, death, murder )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A grand jury has indicted six Baltimore officers on a range of charges after State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby presented her department's investigation into the death of Freddie Gray.
3 Top Officers May Face Sanctions for Wasteful Spending in Afghanistan
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Pentagon, wasteful speding, Camp Leatherneck, independent government watchdog, SIGAR, construction )

Judy
- 7 hours ago - miamiherald.com
"This is one of the most outrageous, deliberate, and wasteful misuses of taxpayer dollars in Afghanistan we've ever seen," said Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.
Many Native American Communities Struggle With Effects Of Heroin Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Americans, heroin, substance abuse, traditional ceremonies, healing, addiction, law enforcement, recovery )

Judy
- 7 hours ago - npr.org
The reasons why Native Americans have such high rates of incarceration and substance abuse are complex. A recent FBI report shows the Mexican drug cartels are specifically targeting Indian Country.
Crop Gene Banks Are Preserving the Future of Agriculture. But Who's Preserving Them?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, green, health, humans, protection, seed vaults, seeds, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 hours ago - ensia.com
It's not clear why the Syrian fighters have left ICARDA's gene bank alone. It could be due to ICARDA's prestige in the Fertile Crescent, where farming began more than 10,000 years ago, or it could be that the staff convinced the fighters of its importance
No Patents on Plants and Animals!! Article & Petition Link
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, protection, seeds, seed patents, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - no-patents-on-seeds.org
Act now-save the future of our food! The signatories call for an immediate amendment of the Implementing Regulation to the European Patent Convention and for a change in European Patent law to finally exclude all breeding processes and breeding material,
Spice: The Dangerous Alternative to Cannabis
Offbeat  (tags: designer drug, spice, health, alternative to cannabis )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The designer drug Spice has been blamed for five university students being admitted to hospital, two of whom were left in a critical condition. But what is it and why is it so popular?
Illinois Wheelchair Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: disability, medicaid, Illinois, wheelchair, access to health care, treatment, health )

Am
- 9 hours ago - wheelchaircrisis.com
Access to specialized wheelchairs, seating systems and essential adaptive equipment is threatened by pending, across-the-board, 16.75% Medicaid payment cuts. Unrestored, these cuts compromise the health and independence of Illinois Medicaid participants.
Eurovision 2015: Can the Australians Take on Europe?
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Eurovision, Australia, Europe )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Despite very definitely not being a part of Europe, Australia takes to the stage at this year's Eurovision Song Contest final on Saturday night.
Meet the First Indigenous Delegation to Sail With Greenpeace Canada
Environment  (tags: greenpeace, west coast, canada, tar sands, crude oil, first nation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, humans, oceans, protection )

Lone
- 9 hours ago - savethearctic.org
Arctic oil coming down the West Coast and expanded tar sands operations exporting their crude through West Coast ports equal increased super tanker traffic. Greenpeace Canada and First Nations allies oppose both as they will have catastrophic effects
 
 
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