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NC Legislation Will Allow Breaking Into Vehicles to Rescue Dogs From Hot Cars
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: , allow not only police officers, but also firefighters, animal control officers, other rescue workers, , GoodNews, dogs, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered, protection, law, pets, rescued, sadness )

Kelly
- 6 days ago - dogingtonpost.com
The North Carolina House passed a bill yesterday that gives explicit permission to use "any reasonable means" to rescue dogs and other animals left in hot cars.
Great News! - India Bans Foie Gras
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, India, bans, Foie Gras, New Delhi )

Marie
- 5 days ago - channelnewsasia.com
NEW DELHI: India has banned the import of foie gras, a government notice said, after animal rights activists complained that the method used to produce the duck liver delicacy was cruel.
Black People Were Not Allowed to Eat Vanilla Ice Cream in the Jim Crow South--Except on Independence Day
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, society, culture, children, freedoms, ethics, rights, sadness, family )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
By custom rather than by law, black folks were best off if they weren't caught eating vanilla ice cream in public in the Jim Crow South, except - the narrative always stipulates - on the Fourth of July.
16 Epic Jon Stewart Insults Worthy of Shakespeare
Society & Culture  (tags: Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, comedy, Shakespeare, TV, media, celebrity, society, culture, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
Stewart has his own way with words (or he and his scribes do.) Too bad he took Hobby Lobby week off, but let's take a moment to remember some of his best digs, some of which sound positively Shakespearian.
This Week In Crazy: Ted Nugent Saves Independence Day, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right
Society & Culture  (tags: "The Week In Crazy", Americans, right wing, republicans, Tea Party, ethics, dishonesty, society, religion, politics, freedoms, rights, news )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Welcome to "This Week In Crazy," The National Memo's weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five:
Take a Stand Against Cruel Calf-Roping!
Animals  (tags: animals, crime, cruelty, death, suffering )

Simona
- 6 days ago - vancouverhumanesociety.bc.ca
Every year, calves at the Calgary Stampede are chased, roped to a jarring halt, picked up and thrown to the ground and tied up -- all for the sake of entertainment. They are just a few months old. How can subjecting animals to fear, stress and pain be
12 of the Most Inhumane American Presidents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Presidents, worst, best, inhumane, interesting, politics, government, ethics, republicans, democrats )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
For all the gravity with which the presidency is written about, assessments of presidents are often at least partly based on fluff more suitable for Hollywood than Washington. Among the criteria that presidential rankings use are leadership,...
65 Million Americans Are Not Having a Happy July 4th
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, July 4th, life, liberty, pursuit of happiness, society, ethics, law, government, interesting, humans, rights, freedoms, politics )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
About 20 percent of the U.S. population is left out of the promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. While some of these sixty five million people may eat hot dogs and watch fireworks, they are left out of the July 4 promise.
A Photo Tour of America's Most Iconic Monuments
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, travel, USA, photos, pictures, news, off-beat )

Connie
- 6 days ago - cntraveler.com
This 4th of July weekend, we're in the mood to celebrate America. Behold: Our favorite American destinations ideal for saluting the sweet land of liberty.
National Parks Are In The Forever Business And Climate Change Is Bad For Business
Environment  (tags: climate-change, nature, ecosystems, national parks, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Climate Change and our National Parks--A new study from National Park Service scientists William B. Monahan and Nicholas titled Climate Exposure of U.S. National Parks in a New Era of Change shows just how much of a challenge this will be.
 
 
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