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Christian Peddling Creepy 'Discipline' Sticks Wants to Keep His Business a Secret
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, fundamentalism, children, punishment, discipline, cruelty )

- 4 hours ago -
A reclusive man describing himself as a fundamentalist Christian is attempting to resume sales of a "virtually indestructible" stick he sold as a disciplinary tool -without drawing attention to himself.
The Religious Right's Policing of Sex Robs Pleasure From the Underprivileged
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, sex, control )

- 6 hours ago -
Religious conservatives want an exclusive right to dole out the privilege of sexual pleasure and intimacy on their own terms - and leave a lot of people out.
Support the WATER Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: infrastructure, resources, water, petitions )

- 5 hours ago -
Clean drinking water is a human right, and in the United States, people should not have to worry about whether their water is safe to drink. But our pipes are getting old - some are as old as Ford's first Model T car. And too many are still made of lead.
Charged With Racism, Harvard School Retires Its Shield -- Observer -- News Archives Usa
Society & Culture  (tags: Harvard Law School, racism, hate crime, plantation owner, symbolism )

- 14 hours ago -
It is broadly considered a memorial to Isaac Royall, Jr., a slave owner who owned a sugar plantation in Massachusetts within the latter part of the 18th century. Several law students, known as their movement Royall Must Fall, protested the shield
This Climb Up a Cliff Is the WorldâEUR(TM)s Scariest School Run
Society & Culture  (tags: china, children, education, culture, environment, ethics, government, news, sadness, society, travel, transportation, world, rights, safety )

- 18 hours ago -
These Chinese children have the worldâEUR(TM)s scariest journey home from school âEUR" an 800m climb up the side of a cliff.
Phil Hartman's Wife Kills Him and Herself in 1998
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, celebrity, children, death, family, fashion, murder, news, obituary, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, usa )

- 18 hours ago -
Emmy-award winning "Saturday Night Live" star Phil Hartman was shot dead yesterday in his California mansion by his wife, who then killed herself as cops carried their pajama-clad children from the house, police said.
A War Hero Who Was a Stranger in His Own Land
Society & Culture  (tags: society, americans, military, barrier, Korean War, history )

- 22 hours ago -
A touching story about Jesse Brown, an African American pilot who broke the color barrier for US Navy pilots and sadly died in the Korean War at age 24....and his relationships with 2 white men who helped him succeed ....
Anti-Choice Activists Using Location Services to Send Targeted Ads to Women in Abortion Clinics
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, Planned Parenthood, anti-choice, propaganda, harassment )

- 1 day ago -
A new effort by anti-choice activists to target women seeking abortions just reached a brand-new level of creepy, according to an investigation by the reproductive health news site Rewire.
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