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UN Statement: US Must Return ALL Stolen Land To Native Tribes In Order To End Police Brutality and Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, illegally seized Native American land, indigenous rights, UN special rapporteur, James Anaya )

- 3 days ago -
James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, has concluded that there is no way justice will ever be possible in the United States, as long as the government continues to hold illegally-seized Native American land.
Please Act!! Tell the Sec Def to Stop Killing Animals in Military Training
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Animal Cruelty, medical training, live animals use, US MILITARY, US Air Force, Air Force Academy )

- 3 days ago -
DoD has sidestepped a ban stopping animals for use in military training.5 of the 6 medical facilities now use simulators, but one, USAF is continuing to use animals in one of the training installations. Ask them to follow through and stop using animals!
Tell Congress to Take Action to End Gun Violence ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, guns, society, politics, crime, murder, death, ethics, congress )

- 5 days ago -
Your member of Congress needs to hear that you care about this.
Bernie Sanders Is Catching Up To The Clinton Fundraising Juggernaut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, candidates, elections, government, campaign fundraising, usa, u.s. )

- 8 days ago -
While Clinton's working hard for her cash, Sanders' is flowing in.
Lawsuits Challenge Limits on Industry That Aims to Save Bird
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 9 days ago -
Officials in Idaho and Nevada and some mining companies sued the federal government over new restrictions on mining, energy development and grazing, that are intended to protect a declining bird species across millions of acres of the American West.
U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys By Afghan Allies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Afghanistan, pedophiles, boys, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, government, military, obama, troops, usa )

- 12 days ago -
KABUL, Afghanistan ~ In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing boys they had brought to the base.
Governor: Fund Fire Relief and Prevention NOW
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, fires, disasters, funding, petitions )

- 18 days ago -
You've seen us on national news: This raging Valley Fire is the WORST natural disaster in California history. And we need your help to fight it.
Tell Your Senators: Vote YES on Disability Rights Treaty! And.......ACTION !!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Handicap International, disABILITY issues, rights, CRPD, ADA, Senators )

- 22 days ago -
More than one billion people on our planet have a disabilityâEUR"yet most still struggle to escape discrimination. The U.S. has been the world leader in promoting the rights of people with disabilitiesâEUR"until recently.
Reformers Seek to Undo Growth of New 'Debtors' Prisons'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics )

- 25 days ago -
In tiny Alexander City, Alabama, the local government and police chief ran "a modern-day debtors' prison" in which poor people were ordered to pay off their fines by serving time in the municipal jail at a rate of $20 a day.
Looming Medicare Premium Hikes Could Hurt Millions of Americans - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, COLA, cost of living, seniors, medicare, increase premiums, petition )

- 25 days ago -
Millions of Americans are bracing for a hefty Medicare premium increase set to take effect in January. This also comes at a time when the Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) is projected to be zero for 2016
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