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S.C. Teacher Bullied Student Mercilessly, Called Him "Gay Boy," Until Student Attempted Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: bullying, teachers, education, ethics, children, crime, freedoms, news, rights, society, sadness, safety, gayrights, corruption, law )

Carrie No
- 762 days ago -
According to lawsuit, teacher repeatedly belittled the student in front of his peers, calling him names in class such as 'Gay,' 'Gay Boy,' 'Mrs. Pete,' 'Mrs. Peters.
Native American News: Peabody Scholar âEUR" Tribal Leaders Gather âEUR" Native Children âEUR" Cat Power Vows to Quit America âEUR" Dr G
Society & Culture  (tags: archeology, Cat Power, Dr Gliddens, history, macabre museum, Native Americans, Native children, Oral Traditions )

- 868 days ago -
Laying out what visitors can expect, the museum's Executive Director Michael De Marsche compared the exhibition to those at Holocaust museum's in Europe saying they explore, 'similar issues: the genocide of a people, the desecration of their graves
Lisa Biron, Anti-Gay Christian Lawyer, Arrested On Child Pornography Charges (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, ethics, society, politics, sadness )

- 1052 days ago -
New Hampshire lawyer associated with an anti-gay Christian defense group was arrested on federal child pornography charges after allegedly taking a teenager to Canada where she reportedly convinced the girl to engage in sexual activity & let it be filmed
CISPA Breaks the 4th Amendment
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, rights, privacy, freedom, Big Brother, internet, government, media, law, ethics, dishonesty )

- 913 days ago -
CISPA-the bill that would end our online privacy - is back in Congress despite public outrage and warnings from experts. This bill will let companies share our personal information with the government. We stopped it once. Ready to stop it again?
North Carolina Methodist Church Stops Straight Marriages Until Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Legal
Society & Culture  (tags: Marriage, church, UMC, methodist, same sex marriage, north carolina, gayrights, goodnews, usa )

- 934 days ago -
A United Methodist church in Winston-Salem, N.C., has vowed to stop performing weddings until same-sex marriage is made legal. Last week, the Green Street United Methodist Church announced its decision to stop performing heterosexual marriages
Tell UNC: Seeking Justice for Rape Victims Isn't "Being Disruptive"!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, education, rights, safety, society, women, violence )

- 937 days ago -
PETITION! This is nuts! According to the University of North Carolina, seeking justice for assault is "intimidating" your rapist, questioning school policies is "being disruptive" ... and doing both is enough to get you expelled.
Get Antibiotics Out of Organic Apples and Pears! URGENT: PETITION DUE TODAY!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, Americans, women, men, children, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, Good News, health, philanthropy, safety, society, world, usa )

- 945 days ago -
"Antibiotics don't belong in organic. The non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in agriculture endangers the environment and human health by setting the stage for human pathogens to become resistant to antibiotics...." PLEASE SIGN, SEND PETITION --DUE TODAY!
Pope Benedict Sought Immunity For Sex Abuse Crimes Before Resigning
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, culture, dishonesty, ethics, religion, society, safety, law, crime, corruption )

- 960 days ago -
In the week prior to his resignation, the Vatican was informed that a European government would be issuing an arrest warrant for the Pope for "crimes against humanity" for his sheltering of priests involved in sex crimes against children.
Police Seeking Dorner Opened Fire in a Second Case of Mistaken Identity
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, education, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, violence, rights, safety, society )

- 971 days ago -
Torrance police say the man was driving a pickup resembling the fugitive's. The incident happened just after the LAPD fired on women delivering newspapers nearby. Clearly this calls for retraining!
North Dakota Personhood Measure Passes State Senate
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, women, rights, law, religion, government, freedoms, news )

- 973 days ago -
North Dakota has only one abortion clinic and has been rated the worst state in the country for women, but the State Senate passed two bills on Thursday will make it even more difficult for women in the state to access abortion care.
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