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15 Exotic Animals I Never Knew Existed
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, environment, habitat, wildanimals )

- 14 days ago -
There are so many odd species of animals roaming the corners of the Earth. Some are so bizarre looking that you would never imagine anything like them existing at all!
Mall Santa Fired For Turning Away Girl With A Pit Bull Service Dog
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, children, humans, sadness )

- 16 days ago -
A grinch masquerading as Santa Claus has been given the boot from his job at a mall in Southern California for allegedly refusing to be photographed with an autistic girl simply because she was with her service dog.
California Bans Wildlife-Killing Contests
Animals  (tags: politics, society, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews, law, protection, wildlife )

- 16 days ago -
"Wildlife contests perpetuate a culture of violence and send the message to children that life has little value and that an entire species of animals is disposable," wrote Louis Gauci in a Sept. 21 letter to the commission.Today's Feature story on ANS.
California Becomes First State To Ban Wildlife-Killing Contests
Animals  (tags: animals, animalrights, animalwelfare, law, GoodNews )

- 16 days ago -
In a historic move aimed at making wildlife management both more ethical and more consistent with natural systems, lawmakers in California have approved a measure banning wildlife-killing contests -- becoming the first state in the nation to do so.
How Walmart Owners Give Thanks And Give Back
Business  (tags: Walmart, stingy, philanthropy, Walmart heirs, Rob Walton, Jim Walton, Alice Walton, Christy Walton )

- 17 days ago -
Instead of opening their hearts and wallets, the Walton family is staying true to Walmart's corporate mantra: Screw workers. Live better. The family that owns the retailing giant is giving back almost nothing at all to Philanthropy.
Do Wars Really Defend AmericaâEUR(TM)s Freedom?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, war, freedoms, constitution )

John Jame
- 30 days ago -
America's wars have defended America's freedom. But the historical record doesn't bear out this contention. In fact, over the past century, U.S. wars have triggered major encroachments upon civil liberties.
Stop Virginity Exams for Women to Join the Indonesian Police.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, religion, rights, police, women, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

- 29 days ago -
Many women feel degraded, violated and sometimes painful exams to see if they are still a virgin just to apply to join the Indonesian National Police. Please join in protesting this unnecessary testing for women just to apply to join the police force.
Seven of the 30 Largest Corporations in US Paid More to Their CEOs Than They Did in Taxes, Study Finds
Business  (tags: usa, money, politics, ethics, corporate, corruption, abuse )

- 29 days ago -
Here's an entertaining little bit of enlightenment on Representative Democracy for all to contemplate. How do YOU spell oligarchy?
It's OK to Tell Your Abortion Story. Some Women Just Don't Want to Be Pregnant Jessica Valenti
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, politics, rights, health, freedoms, ethics, culture, americans, government, world )

- 29 days ago -
You don't owe anyone an explanation for your abortion. But with so many women being shamed, shouldn't we speak out? I don't owe anyone an explanation over why I had my abortions, but as the conservative movement continues to strip women of their rights-"
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