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Please Sign: ESPN, Reprimand Panelist Who Implied Batteried Women Provoke Their Beatings
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Stephen A. Smith, ESPN, NFL, Ray Rice, battering, blaming the victim, provocation, domoestic abuse, harsher penalties )

- 19 hours ago -
Although ESPN panelist Stephen A. Smith finally made a heartfelt apology over his statement insinuating woman might provoke beatings, it took him a while to get it. It's reflective of a tolerance for domestic abuse in sports that ESPN needs to address
Please Sign: Demand An End to Secret Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: fracking, chemicals, secret sauce, EPA, Halliburton, Monroe, County Ohio, chemical spills, water pollutions, explosions, environmental hazards, community and neighborhood hazards )

- 4 days ago -
Last week a fracking chemical fire and spill in Monroe County, OH killed 70,000 fish. But Halliburton took 5 days to disclose details about the chemicals it uses. The EPA must step in now and ensure these chemicals are no longer kept secret!
Please Sign: Ask Obama to Keep His Promise to Improve His Clemency Record
Society & Culture  (tags: Clemency, nonviolent offenders, Heather and Ricky Minor, ACLU report A Living Death, life imprisonment without parole, commutation, President Obama, madated sentencing, prison, children, human rights )

- 15 days ago -
Now serving life sentences, thousands of nonviolent offenders - some only teens at the time of their incarceration - are counting on Obama to keep his word about improving his poor clemency record.
Please Sign: Massachusetts, SWAT Teams Are Not Corporations!
Society & Culture  (tags: Massachusetts, SWAT Teams, militarization of police forces, ACLU, Public records, military surplus, police state, corporate immunity )

- 22 days ago -
Massachusetts swat teams claim they're private corporations and immune from public records laws. But an investigation by the ACLU found out differently. The public has the right to know because we don't want our neighborhoods turned in to war zones
Please Sign: Tell EPA, Don't Allow Texas to Spray Highly Toxic Herbicide (Propazine)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas Dept of Agriculture, EPA, Cotton, Pigweed, Propazine, Albaugh, Inc, Monsanto, conflict of interests, corruption, corporate accountablity, herbicides, hormone disrupter, carcinogen, restricted pesticide, Food and Water Watch )

- 36 days ago -
Texas Ag Dept's request for use of highly toxic propazine for cotton weed poses serious risk to human health - it and benefits Albaugh, Inc - coming and going! EPA must reject this request!
Please Sign: Duke Energy, Get Your Coal Ash Ponds Away From NC Waterways!
Environment  (tags: Duke Energy, coal ash ponds, Dukeville, NC, hexavalent Chromium, groundwater contamination, lead, mercury, cancer, Buck Steam Plant, NC BILL 729, unlined lagoons, Thomas Family )

- 36 days ago -
Regulators have known since 2011 that water near Duke Energy's Dukeville plant contained toxic chemicals, but residents weren't told about it. What's worse is Duke Energy doesn't plan to fix the problem, and it looks like the state won't make them.
Please Sign: Tell India's Prime Minister, Protection of Women Must Be a Priority
Society & Culture  (tags: gang rape, lynching, India, Uttar Pradesh, police involvement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi )

- 41 days ago -
The Indian Government strengthened laws on sexual violence last year following outcry over the deadly gang rape of a student on a Delhi bus. But more atrocious sex crimes are being reported now in Uttar Pradesh. Teen girls found are gang-raped and hanged.
Please SIGN: Floyd County, Indiana End Brutal, Sexual Assaults on Women in Custody
Society & Culture  (tags: police brutality, sexual assault, Floyd County Indiana Sheriff Department, Laura Landenwich, human rights, assault on women, presumption of innocence, pepper spray, rights of people under arrest, Gentry, Abu Ghraib, stipping woman in custody naked )

- 48 days ago -
An Indiana woman arrested by Floyd County police was stripped of her clothing by male officers and then pepper sprayed while being held naked in a padded cell for hours. Incredibly the sheriff's office told the press that this was all normal procedure!
Please Sign: Anthem Blue Cross, Don't Make People Fighting Cancer Fight You For Coverage
Health & Wellness  (tags: Jeffrey Rusch, cancer, Anthem Blue Cross, denial of coverage, hosptial bill payment denied, public exposure of insurance denial, healthcare, corporate accountabilityhumans, illness )

- 60 days ago -
A man with tumors in his brain, lungs, liver and bones required a recent hospital stay to stabilize his breathing. But his insurance company - Anthem Blue Cross- at first refused to pay for it - until the media got involved.
Please Sign: FDA Make Sure Women Are Included in Clinical Trials
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women representation in clinical trials, FDA, Drugs, Medical Devices, health, drug reactions, hormones, genetic differences between sexes, health research, women excluded, safetyrisks )

- 60 days ago -
Results of health studies on men don't necessarily tell us how drugs and medical devices will help or harm women. But for years women have been, essentially, left out these clinical trials - and it is harming them!
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