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Restore the Pledge of Allegiance to One Nation Indivisible
Society & Culture  (tags: PledgeofAllegiance, underGod, atheism, agnosticism, AmericanHumanists, McCarthyism, RedScare )

- 7 hours ago -
Pledge of Allegiance written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, Baptist minister, whose original version stated the United States of America was "one nation indivisible." But in 1954, the words "under God" were added to the Pledge during McCarthy era hysteria.
Petition: Urge University of Delhi to Cut Out Dissection
Animals  (tags: Dr. Tishya Chatterjee, dissection, univeristy, colleges, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans )

- 7 hours ago -
Despite the fact that in 2012, Dr Tishya Chatterjee, then-Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), issued a landmark directive instructing all universities and colleges that teach graduate and postgraduate life sciences course...
Petition: Educators: Get Free Virtual Dissection Software
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, wildlife, wildanima )

- 7 hours ago -
Teachers and professors, have you heard? The University Grants Commission (UGC) has published official recommendations calling for animal dissection and animal experimentation to be phased out from university and college zoology and life-sciences courses
The Revolt of the Cities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, cities, progressive issues )

- 8 hours ago -
In one major city after another, newly elected officials are planning to raise the minimum wage or enact ordinances boosting wages in developments that have received city assistance.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Green Sea Turtle
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, protection, sea turtles, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, animaladvocates )

- 10 hours ago -
The green sea turtle is listed as endangered by the IUCN and CITES and is protected from exploitation in most countries.However, turtles are still in danger because of several human practices.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Animal Shelter for Saving Easter Rabbits - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, pets )

- 7 hours ago -
Applaud the Red Door Animal Shelter's efforts to prevent the deaths of Easter rabbits
Polluted First Nations Community Asks Big Oil To Pay For Its Solar Panels
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, energy, solar power, Big Oil, indigenous rights, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
The nation is peppered with constant reminders of its dependence on the oil industry -- the same industry that has polluted their land to the point where Fort Chipewyan's people can no longer hunt, fish, or swim to their leisure
TAKE ACTION NOW! Expose the Truth About Dangerous Fracking Emissions - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, energy, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
Call on federal regulators to more accurately assess and address the amount of greenhouse gas emissions created by fracking drilling operations
Segregation Alive and Well in U.S. Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: education, society, culture, americans, children, segregation, usa, law, news, politics, rights )

- 7 hours ago -
60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation continues to define the public school experience.
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