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Top 10 Things You Might Not Know About Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: Stars )

Michael
- 1 day ago - earthsky.org
Here's a collection of 10 unexpected, intriguing facts about the stars of our universe - including our sun - that you probably didn't know!
This Fish Crawled Out of the Water...and Into Creationists' Nightmares By Chris Mooney
Science & Tech  (tags: Tiktaalik roseae, science, research, evolution, fossil, creationists )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
Tiktaalik, Shubin has observed, was a fish capable of doing a push-up. It had both lungs and gills. In sum, it's quite the transitional form.
Oklahoma Prohibits Towns From Setting Own Minimum Wage Standards
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Global economy, Law, Politics, Protest, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
No city or county in Oklahoma will be allowed to set their own mandatory minimum wage or employee benefits, according to a law signed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin on Monday.
Do You Know Where Your Government Uniform Was Made?
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, protection, sweatshops, world, usa, Worker Rights Consortium, WRC, US taxpayers, health-humanitarian )

Jess
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Despite some laudatory local and state efforts, taxpayer dollars are still being used to purchase clothes made in sweatshops.
America's Abortion-Free Zone Grows
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, reproductive health, women, clinics, access, anti-choice terrorism )

Freya
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
There is a nearly 1,200-mile-wide desert of abortion providers stretching from the western boarder of Idaho to the eastern boarders of North and South Dakota. Across this five-state expanse, the total number of cities that offer any form of abortion...
Ban Elephant Training Bullhooks in Rhode Island ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Rock legend Joan Jett is appealing to Rhode Island lawmakers to ban trainers from using the bullhook, a painful steel hook similar to a fireplace poker used to control performing elephants. Though an elephant's skin appears uniformly tough,
URGENT!! ~ Tony the Truck Stop Tiger ~ PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
Animals  (tags: URGENT, Tony the Truck Stop Tiger, TAKE ACTION NOW! )

Sharon
- 1 day ago - change.org
Oppose SB 250 and Uphold Louisiana State Law Prohibiting Private Ownership of Tigers! If not opposed the bill SB 250 will allow Michael Sandlin to keep Tony the tiger caged at the Truck Stop SIGN & SHARE TODAY MORE DETAILS IN MY COMMENT BELOW
Protect Child Farm Workers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, children, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Child labor on farms risks children's health and lives. Tell Congress to protect children and raise the minimum age for farm work.
Iraq: Don't Legalise Forced Child Marriage ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, marriage, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
We may not have much time to stop Iraq from legalizing forced child marriage and a lifetime of domestic and sexual slavery for girls and women. Urge the Prime Minister of Iraq to strike down the Jaafari Personal Status Law today!
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, violence, environment, world )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now. Join Amnesty International in demanding that the United States uses its influence to get a strong contingent of UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.
 
 
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