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New Laws to Protect Dogs in NC Petition
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, dogs, ethics, humans, pets, protection, society, suffering )

- 12 days ago -
182,697 have signed. LetâEUR(TM)s get to 200,000. Please pass a bill that will protect animals from being left outside in inclement weather and also left on heavy chains or trapped in a cage all day. I feel like NC is far behind when it comes to protecting...
Local Military Veterans Share Concerns About Choice Program
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, military, lies, government, americans, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, news, politics, republicans, war, risks, safety, treatment, warning, illness, humans, ethics, health )

- 170 days ago -
This program, The VA Choice (?) Program, which takes away our veterans choices and much needed health care was approved for 6 more months! There are veterans dying at an alarming rate due to the failure of this program. It needs REPLACED NOW!
VETERANS- VA Choice Funding Problem Looms for Congress
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, congress, government, healthcare, lies, military, treatment, risks, medicine, news, humans, family, ethics )

- 170 days ago -
In a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate VeteransâEUR(TM) Affairs Committees on June 28, nine of the largest veterans organizations petitioned lawmakers to fix the issue but added that "in order to prevent these problems from recurring in the future.
Stop Yet Another Massive Timber Sale In Americas Rainforest - Petition
Environment  (tags: rainforest, America, petition, Tongass, Prince Wales Island, cutting down old growth forest )

- 172 days ago -
The Tongass is one of the few old growth temperate rainforests in the world and Americas largest national forest. Its towering stands of 700 year old trees provide vital habitat for diverse species.
Native American Street Artist Honors the Strength of Legendary Indigenous Leaders
Society & Culture  (tags: artist, street art, Mayan and Nahua roots, Henriquez, indigenous leaders, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe )

- 171 days ago -
As indigenous people we have contributed so many things to the world, and our kids don't even know about it. We need to educate our kids through our art.
Teen Abortions Surged In Texas After Republicans Defunded Planned Parenthood
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, girls, reproductive rights, anti-choice laws, Texas )

- 194 days ago -
Republicans are trying to find a way to defund Planned Parenthood as part of an overall effort to limit abortion in America. But doing so had the opposite effect in Texas, according to a new study out of Texas A&M University.
Battleforthenet,This Is a Battle for the Future of the Internet
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, net neutrality, ethics, communication freedoms, media, rights )

- 192 days ago -
Comcast verizon & others want to end net neutrality so they can charge extra fees & control what we see & do online.A battle for the internets future.Send a letter to the FCC & Congress now
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