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***PETITION: Please Sign:*** Tell Sony to Release "The Interview" on January 8 to Coincide With Kim Jong Un's Birthday
Society & Culture  (tags: The Interview, movies, media, hacking, Terrrorism )

Alan
- 14 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
To Paraphrase Churchill, You can choose either Shame or War. If you choose Shame it will just lead to War later. So fight the bastards that threatened an American branch of a Japanese corporation.
The Islamic State's Sex-Slavery - The Tip of the Iceberg
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic state, Islam, religion, sex slaves, sharia law )

Beatrice
- 16 hours ago - clarionproject.org
Earlier this month the Islamic State published its sharia-law approved rules for how to treat slaves. These rules are not an aberration and are not an innovation. Rather, they are merely enacting long-held legalist understandings of slavery similarly
STOP Eating Domestic Pets for Christmas!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: pet eating, cruelty, barbaric customs )

Apolonia
- 18 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
In Switzerland an estimated 242,430 people still enjoy feasting on their animal companions. Cat meat is still considered to be a traditional holiday dish in certain parts of the country and dog meat is often found in sausages. Urge the Swiss to outlaw it!
TAKE THIS HOLIDAY QUIZâEUR"HELP A HOMELESS CHILD IN NYC
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, homless children, Win, making a difference, quiz )

Barb
- 20 hours ago - winnyc.org
As homeless children gain more attention this holiday season, learn how Win is making a difference in these childrenâEUR(TM)s lives and breaking the cycle. Test your knowledge.
Dog Abandoned By 'Family' Gets A 2nd Chance
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs )

Christeen
- 1 day ago - godvine.com
Zeus just stole my heart.
Swiss Animal Rights Activists Call To Ban Eating Cats & Dogs For Christmas!
Animals  (tags: cats, dogs, pets, sadness, slaughter, swiss laws )

Monka
- 1 day ago - collective-evolution.com
Switzerland banned the sale of cat and dog meat, however it is still legal to eat your own cats and dogs.
What Do Tree Rings Sound Like When Played Like A Record?
Offbeat  (tags: trees, arts, nature, music )

Volker
- 1 day ago - iflscience.com
Rather than use a needle like a record, sensors gather information about the wood's color and texture and use an algorithm that translates variations into piano notes. The breadth of variation between individual trees results in a individualized tune.
TENNESSEE Cop Lets Muslim Drive Off With Dead Child in Trunk
Offbeat  (tags: Tennessee cop, Saudi nationals, dead baby in trunk, no search, unequal treatment )

Beth
- 1 day ago - washingtontimes.com
Dead body in the trunk of your car? It's OK, if you are Muslim. What would happen to most people if they were pulled over by the police for a traffic offense and in the course of the traffic stop, they announced there was a dead body in the trunk?
Nature Video's Cutest Animals in Science in 2014
Animals  (tags: animals, cutest, science, studies, 2014 )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - usatoday.com
The science journal released a video featuring the "top 10 cutest animals in science in 2014." Each animal on the list was involved in a scientific study or project.
SHUT DOWN WILD ILLUSIONS SHOW IN LAS VEGAS NOW!
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, cats, animals, cruelty, death, endangered, extinction, ethics, investigation, killed, killing, pets, law, protection, tigers, lions, wildanimals, wildlife )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Dirk Arthur has returned with big cats to the Strip stage at the Riviera, where his Wild Illusions show debuted. This show needs to be stopped now! We, who have respect for animals are so appalled by the use of big cats in entertainment.
 
 
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