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Israeli Mom's Invention Allows Disabled Kids to Walk for First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, family, goodnews, Israel, Harness, disabled )

Rob and J
- 2 days ago -
When told her son had cerebral palsy and would be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, this Israeli mom decided she would spend years building a device that would allow him to stand on his legs and walk, just like everyone else.
Clever Priest Uses IPhones to Get Around Islamic Bans on Christian Prayers & Books
Society & Culture  (tags: Christian, Freedom of Religion, Prayers, Censorship, Muslim, Islam, Breviary, iPhone, Internet, abuse, freedoms, goodnews, religion, rights, society, violence )

Rob and J
- 4 days ago -
Tech-savvy priest says iBreviary in Arabic aimed at providing daily prayers for Christian congregations in Muslim countries where Catholic breviary is censored & Christians suffer persecution & violence
Stop Sale of Whale Meat and Elephant Ivory
Health & Wellness  (tags: Force Change, PETITION, elephant ivory, whale meat, sale )

- 24 days ago -
A Japanese retailer named Rakuten has been revealed as the largest online retailer of ivory and whale meat. A recent report by Environmental Information Agency (EIA) and Humane Society International (HSI) discovered that Rakuten's website has more than
Stop FGM in Indonesia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, FGM, protection, suffering )

- 25 days ago -
In Indonesia, 2 million girls have their clitoris cut every year. The government has signed international conventions banning it, but the cruel practice continues. It'll take a massive outcry to stop girls being mutilated -- together we can do it!
Unpermitted Oil Terminal Seeks DEQ Approval
Environment  (tags: Oil Terminal )

- 24 days ago -
The oil terminal along the Columbia River at Port Westward has been operating outside the law by moving more explosive Bakken crude oil than their current air pollution permit allows.
Demand the European Zoological (EAZA) Association Start Doing Its Job! PLEASE SIGN NOW!
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, animal abuse, Marius, Tania the elephant, Tanya the elephant, zoos animal abuse, zoo animal suffering )

Ruth Ann
- 28 days ago -
The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria claims improvements have been made in its zoos and we know that is simply not true. Please sign and share so we can all SPEAK UP FOR MARIUS, TANYA the elephant and others who are in danger in European zoos.
Why Some Israeli Settlers Are Willing to Live in a Palestinian State
World  (tags: world, politics, israel, middle-east, palestine, freedoms, government )

- 25 days ago -
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has backed the idea, which could make implementation of a two-state solution more feasible. But some say it's a recipe for friction.
Could You Catch TB From YOUR Tabby? Fear as Four British People Catch Disease From CATS in Home Counties in First-Ever Known Cas
Health & Wellness  (tags: tuberculosis, TB, infection, disease, cats, badgers )

- 22 days ago -
Cats have passed TB to humans for the first time in an outbreak feared to have been caused by badgers. Two people from the same household are being treated for bovine tuberculosis after they caught the disease from their kitten. Two other cat owners
Famed Syria Crusader Castle Survives Fierce Battles
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, war, Syria )

- 26 days ago -
The army seized the medieval fortress on Thursday after fierce fighting in the nearby village of Al-Hosn in central Syria, routing rebels who had captured it in July 2011.
Victim of Savage Anti-Semitic Attack in Paris Recounts Beating
World  (tags: Islamic terrorism in France )

- 22 days ago -
A Jewish teacher who was attacked by anti-Semitic assailants in Paris last week recounted the harrowing attack, in which he said three North African men beat him savagely and drew a swastika on his chest after he left a kosher restaurant.
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