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TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Shame on You, PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TAKE ACTION, US Congress, Middle East, Foreign Policy, Double Standard, Israel, Gaza, Conflict, Hamas, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 6 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
"The U.S. Congress has condemned the inexcusable Hamas rocket attacks but refused to voice the slightest criticism of the Israeli government for dropping thousands of tons of bombs on people in Gaza."
Auto Comercials That Glorify Driving Through Rivers and Off Roading Through Wildlife! - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: commercials, off-road vehicles, advertising, auto ads, destroying nature, polluting waterways, tearing up the earth )

BMutiny
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Because I am sick of auto commercials featuring their off road vehicles tearing up and polluting waterways and land. Many are not even on road trails. I am sick of them coming off as being "one" with nature.... and exploring nature in destructive ways.
Code Talker Day Aug. 14 - Last Original Navajo Code Talker Recently Dies - Chester Nez
Offbeat  (tags: Navajo Code Talker, Chester Nez, deceased, WWII, Code Talker Day )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - nytimes.com
The code talkers were considered so indispensable that they were given little respite, often working 35 hours straight without food or rest, hunkered down in foxholes or dodging bullets.
The Islamic State Part 3
World  (tags: The Islamic State Part 3, Hisbah, Ragga, Syria, Sharia police )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - news.vice.com
The Islamic State now governs its caliphate from the north central Syrian city of Raqqa, which was once a relatively westernized agricultural hub. The "Hisbah" are the new Sharia police patrolling streets, shops, and strict attire women must wear.
"How America's Police Became An Army"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, military, freedoms )

Mitchell
- 3 days ago - newsweek.com
This "Newsweek" story describes how our Federal Government, in the 1990's, paved the way for the police in Ferguson, Mo., to present like an armed forces division.
Stop Militarizing the Police! - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Petition, militarization of police, USA, police force )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Images of a police force in full military gear armed with assault rifles is a wake-up call for America. It is time to put a stop to the militarization of policing in the United States.
Tell Congress: Pass the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Stop the Militarizing Law Enforcement Ac, Section 1033, NDAA, war zone, police )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - dailykos.com
Section 1033 of a military spending bill passed in 1996 allows the Pentagon to give "surplus war material" to local police departments. As a direct result, we see situations like what we saw in Ferguson. Please sign Petition.
PETITION; Take the Occupation to Court
World  (tags: HumanRights, israel, middle-east, palestine, Justice, conflict, government )

Eleonora
- 4 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We, the undersigned, having seen the massacres committed against the people of Gaza, are writing to say that the time has come to join the Rome Statute and/or issue a declaration accepting the Court's jurisdiction over crimes committed in
Petitioning The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP : Send RFA Argus Hospital Ship to Gaza
World  (tags: Petition, hospital ships, Gaza, children, urgency, UK, RFA Argus, mercy mission )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - change.org
The hospital ship RFA Argus is moored in Falmouth. She is uniquely designed for this type of necessity. We request that the British Government unilaterally and rapidly deploys RFA Argus to Gaza
Stop China From Ivory Trade and Eradicate Poaching! PLEASE TAKE ACTION!!
Animals  (tags: elephants, elephant welfare, ivory poachers, beloved elephant Satato murdered, AnimalCruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, extinction )

BarbCat
- 3 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Today the world is grieving the loss of an iconic figure! He was brutally murdered by poachers fueled by greed. Satao, the world's largest elephant is dead! An iconic elephant in Kenya where your roots belong! But this is just the tip of the iceberg!
 
 
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