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Please Sign: Tell American Pharmacists to Stop Participating in Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: American Pharmacist Association, lethal injection, execution, capital punishment, Dennis McGuire, Ohio death penalty, cruel and unusual punishment )

- 2 days ago -
The painfully slow execution of an Ohio man has sparked a new wave of controversy and outrage over the use of lethal injection. And some say it's now up to the American Pharmacist Association to put an end to this cruel practice.
Please Sign: Fort Lauderdale, Don't Criminalize the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, Fort Lauderdale, humane solutions, human rights, storage space, criminalizing homelessness, aesthetics, National Law Center on Homelessness & Po )

- 2 days ago -
Fort Lauderdale, Florida may make it a crime for homeless people to keep personal possessions in public places. But there are far more compassionate and effective solutions to the problem the city says it wants to solve - aesthetic issues!
Please Sign: Tell Congress to Mandate Brain Injury Screening By All State Health Agencies and Providers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Traumatic Brain Injury screening, TBI, Concussion, Mild TBI, US Dept of Health, HRSA, State Agencies, retaliation against TBI survivors and fa, North Carolina lags behind other states, TBI specialists rare and scattered, Veterans w TBI, health )

- 2 days ago -
A new study shows about 50% of young NY City prison inmates had a brain injury before being incarcerated. Another study revealed 50% of substance abusers had suffered some type of traumatic brain injury. So why aren't all state agencies screening for TBI?
Please Sign: Nebraska Schools, Correct Your Bad Anti-Bulling Advice!
Society & Culture  (tags: Nebraska Public Schools, Bullying, Anti-bullying flyer, forgiveness, Golden Rule, bully protection, students rights, education, safety, children )

- 4 days ago -
Zemen Elementary in Nebraska sent home a new flyer with some really bad advice. Though the intent might be to teach forgiveness and soften harsh punishments against children, the advice is not really what forgiveness is about and it could be dangerous.
Harvard, Don't Deny Tenure to Professor Who Advocates for Sexual Abuse Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: Harvard, Kimberly Theidon, Advocate for sexual assault victims, retaliation, discrimination, equal pay sex discrimination, tenure, Title IX, education, university crime, cover up )

- 4 days ago -
Harvard Professor Kimberly Theidon stuck her neck out to help victims of sexual abuse who were denied proper support from the college. But for doing this advocacy work, Theidon says she was denied tenure and will lose her job.
Please Sign: Ohio, Let Same-Sex Couples Marry at Home!
Society & Culture  (tags: Ohio, same-sex marriage, gay marriage, LGBT, recognizes out of state same-sex marriag, marriage at home banned, Judge Timothy Black, equal rights, discrimination, gay rights, family, freedom )

- 4 days ago -
Judge Timothy Black says Ohio must now recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages. The ruling still doesn't end the ban on same-sex marriage at home, but Black said earlier that this ban is demeaning to the "dignity of same-sex couples.
Please Sign: Tennessee, Don't Criminalize Pregnant Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, prenatal drug addiction, Tennessee, health, punishment, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Safe Harbor Act, Bill criminalizing pregnant women, drug addiction, punitive ineffective laws )

- 4 days ago -
Tennessee just passed a bill that would charge women with assault or homicide for pregnancy complications connected to narcotics use. But the bill is so broad it could end up being used to prosecute women for any complication that occurs during pregnancy.
DOJ Blasts Albuquerque Police Department's 'Culture of Unjustifiable Aggression's?(Like Our Wars!)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, congress, cheney, corruption, ethics, freedoms, economy, dishonesty, military, media, lies, propaganda, war, terrorism, troops, usa, crime, iraq, bush )

- 11 days ago -
Albuquerque police officers have engaged in a pattern of excessive force, too often using firearms and tasers against people who pose little to no danger, many of whom are mentally ill, according to a scathing review by the US Justice Department released
PETITION: Tell Bill Gates to Divest From Israel's Torture of Palestinians!
World  (tags: news )

- 11 days ago -
Right now, there are more than 5,000 Palestinians in Israeli jails, including 183 children. Human rights organisations have documented widespread torture, including of children and Palestinians are often held without trial indefinitely. Sign the petition?
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