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Truth in Media: Vaccine Court and Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, government, health, illness, risks )

- 1567 days ago -
The claims that autism is caused by vaccines have been completely disproven, right? But is the claim untrue? While HHS says there is no link between autism and vaccinations, the US government has awarded families of autistic children damages. Find out.
Every Smile Matters
Society & Culture  (tags: children, death, illness, inspiration )

- 1595 days ago -
This 5 year old is running his own campaign to raise awareness and funds for sufferers of Noma, a horrendous disease rife in developing countries. Please watch to be inspired by his compassion. And maybe be inspired to find your own way to help.
Demand the New Australian Government Reinstates the Climate Commission PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, destruction, environment, global warming, government, news )

- 1635 days ago -
The new Australian Government led by Tony Abbott has abolished the Climate Commission, which had been established to provide public information on the effects of and potential solutions to global warming. This shows the new government is out of touch.
Governments: Educate and Adopt Human Rights for Peace PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, freedoms, human rights )

- 1655 days ago -
The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights was created as an instrument of peace by the United Nations to make peace real by wide education. So let us each take a step towards this goal today by learning and practicing human rights.
The Business 9 Women Kept A Secret For Three Decades
Offbeat  (tags: business, food, goodnews, interesting, kindness, women )

- 1671 days ago -
"The 9 Nanas" gather in the darkness of night. They have one mission and one mission only: to create happiness. And it all begins with baked goods. This is a true story of inspiration. These women are indeed beautiful souls.
The "Coca-Colization" of Mexico, the Spark of Obesity
Society & Culture  (tags: bib business, children, culture, ethics, health, society )

- 1708 days ago -
When Coca Cola is cheaper than water, obesity, malnutrition and diabetes are sharply on the rise. This story is enough to make your blood boil. The photos truly do paint a thousand words.
Another Assault on America's Children--Electroshocking Kids Promoted as "Safe & Effective"
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, ethics, healthcare, risks, warning )

- 1708 days ago -
"Shock treatment is simply closed-head injury caused by an overwhelming current of electricity sufficient to cause a grand mal seizure." Psychiatrist Peter Breggin, " the brain and mind are so drastically injured that he or she is unable to protest"
Ban ECT for Children, Pregnant Women, the Eldery & Keep Ban on Psychosurgery TAKE ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, ethics, healthcare, protection, risks, warning )

- 1751 days ago -
Current law allows for children to be electroshocked in some cases even without parental consent. The brutal application of hundreds of volts of electricity to the head potentially causing brain damage, memory loss and sometimes death. Please help.
What Modern Day Heroes Look Like--Detroit Mother Maryanne Godboldo & Attorney Allison Folmar
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, children, ethics, freedoms, goodnews, government, health, rights )

- 1788 days ago -
Because of their belief in the right of parents--not the state--to decide whether to medicate a child, their struggle will protect thousands of children who otherwise would have become victims of deeply flawed State Child Protective Services policies.
PALM OIL FREE Easter Goodie Guide
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, endangered, forests, habitatdestruction )

- 1822 days ago -
Have an Ethical Easter Here is a useful guide to choosing ethical Easter eggs that are palm oil free and therefore friendly to orangutans.
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