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End LGBTQ Fear Mongering By The Duggars
Society & Culture  (tags: The Duggars, LGBTQ, discrimination, fear mongering, petition )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - change.org
The Duggars have been using their fame to promote discrimination, hate, and fear-mongering against gays and transgendered people. You need to take a stand on the side of justice and cancel their show.
Did the Hacktivist Group Anonymous Go Too Far in Fighting the KKK?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Klu Klux Klan, Hate groups, corruption, abuse, crime, terrorism, cover-up, dishonesty )

Dee
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
With a promise that "This is just the beginning," the international hacktivist group Anonymous continued to control the Ku Klux Klan's online presence on Tuesday days after the KKK threatened to hurt potential protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
Fish and Chips Harming Eider Ducks - Wildlife Expert
Animals  (tags: wildlife, AnimalWelfare, Fowl, Eider ducks, endangered, suffering, protection, humans, risks, nutrition, illness, food )

Dee
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
Eider ducks in Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips, a wildlife expert has warned.
Why Mexico's Young People Are 'Tired of Living in Fear'
World  (tags: government, Mexico, corruption, cover-up, crime, abuse, lies, terrorism, violence, conflict, death, 'Human Rights', corruption )

Dee
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The number 43 means something totally new in Mexico. It's been painted on the banners and faces of thousands of protesters who are angry at the way the government's dealt with the disappearance of 43 students.
Veterans Say Loyola Recovery Foundation Closure Is Vital Loss
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, troops, critical services, Cuts, VA Healthcare Network, Healthcare, Veterans, americans, disease, illness, prevention, treatment, sadness )

Dee
- 1 day ago - albany.twcnews.com
On Tuesday, employees were notified the 25 bed facility, would be closing. The VA in a statement, "VA Healthcare Network (VISN 2) which covers most of New York State, has had a long relationship with Loyola Recovery Foundation
Satellites The Latest Weapon Against Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola satellites, disease, UK, West Africa, research, society, family, treatment )

Nancy
- 23 days ago - msn.com
Satellite images will be able to focus on the epidemic in Sierra Leone, for example, pinpointing areas which have been infected, places where people can get help or even highlighting the best routes to evacuate people.
Daylight Saving Time: 10 Things You Didn't Know
Offbeat  (tags: daylight saving time, interesting, time zones, spring ahead, fall back )

Nancy
- 23 days ago - msn.com
Only 48 U.S. states spring forward and fall back. Arizona and Hawaii both stick with standard time year-round. Notably, the Navajo Nation within Arizona (pictured above) observes daylight saving time.
Is OCA's 'Traitor' Boycott Working?
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, right to know, boycotting big food, Monsanto, DuPont, food )

Nancy
- 22 days ago - organicconsumers.org
This much is clear: It's time to step up the pressure on all of the brands owned by companies that are pouring millions of dollars into defeating your right to know.
10 Inspiring Climate Films Win Action4Climate Documentary Competition
Environment  (tags: film, action4climate, documentary, ecosystems, environment, climate-change, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 22 days ago - ecowatch.com
Ten films from 10 different countries that inspire the world to take action on climate change were chosen as winners today in the Action4Climate documentary competition. Check out The Violin Player created by a 14 year old!
Islamic State, Nusra Combine to Rout US-Backed Forces in Syria
World  (tags: violence, world, war, conflict, Turkey-Syria border, Nusra, Jamal Maarouf, Islamic State, Deir Sinbul )

Nancy
- 22 days ago - msn.com
Al Qaida-backed militants Saturday stormed the base of the most prominent civilian commander in the U.S.-backed Syrian rebel force, forcing him and his fighters to flee into hiding in the Jebal al Zawiya mountains of northern Syria.
 
 
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