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North Texas Shelter Is a Refuge for Muslim Women ... and More
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, abuse, culture, family, freedoms, Domestic violence, humans, society, safety, violence, women )

- 266 days ago -
She had no clue what abuse meant when she came to the U.S. two years ago, suddenly a target of her new husband's angry alcoholism. Eventually she would find solace in Peaceful Oasis, a shelter for Muslim women fleeing domestic violence. Though ...
Mexican President Says Marijuana Laws Need to Be Reviewed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, Mexico, Marijuana laws, Change, goodnews, government, healthcare, freedoms, media, interesting, culture, education, law, society )

- 266 days ago -
Mexico and the United States cannot pursue diverging policies on marijuana legalization, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto was quoted as saying on Sunday, hinting he may be open to following the lead taken by some U.S. states in changing drug laws...
Summer Sailstice to Raise Funds for Ocean Conservation - See More at: Http://Www.Sailingscuttlebutt. Com/2014/04/29/Summer-Sailst
Environment  (tags: world, water, oceans, protection, Summer, environment, climate-change, endangered, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, GoodNews )

- 301 days ago -
Participants in the 14th annual Summer Sailstice can support ocean health in 2014 while their sails are hoisted on the weekend of June 21st - the worldwide celebration of sailing that looks to unite the global sailing community to do something....
Obama Just Took One Big Step Towards Marijuana Legalization
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Marijuana, Change, government, Obama, Eric Holder, activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, health, humans, interesting, law, news, society, congress, economy, elections, healthcare, politics )

- 328 days ago -
Attorney General Eric Holder said that the Obama administration is ready to work with Congress to take marijuana off the federal government's list of the most dangerous drugs. "We'd be more than glad to work with Congress if.....
Oceans Suffer Tragedy of the Commons
Environment  (tags: oceans, climate, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, research, business, discovery, energy, health, medicine, news, scientists, study, ethics, fo )

- 335 days ago -
The IPCC report confirms that the current rate of ocean acidification is atleast 10 times faster than anything that has been recorded for the last 65m or even 300m years. Experts are calling climate chage the "death knell"....
What's An Acre of Seagrass Worth? $80,000 in Fish Alone
Environment  (tags: oceans, water, fish, finance, green, environment, habitat, nature, protection )

- 335 days ago -
...They estimated that $50 billion was lost each year due to poor fisheries management. That staggering figure caught the eye of finance ministers, development agencies, and economists around the globe....
Employment for Domestic Violence Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: Shelters, Non Profit, Abuse Victims, help, employment, abuse, americans, business, economy, Entrepreneurs, finance, ethics, GoodNews, humans, money, news, women, violence, safety, society, rights, news, freedoms )

- 383 days ago -
What started out as a bleak outlook for non-profit Safe Faith United could soon have a happy ending. The local non-profit, dedicated to helping victims and survivors of domestic violence, was on the verge of closing its doors, but their executive ...
Domestic Violence Shelter Comes Out of Hiding
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, abuse, humans, society, children, crime, culture, education, family, news, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

- 383 days ago -
...Serenity is one of approximately 1,700 domestic violence shelters in the United States, according to the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), and it is among a small but growing number which have either decided to disclose...
Concealed Guns V. Dating Violence?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, activists, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, news, politics, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

- 383 days ago -
Kentucky has the weakest laws in the nation when it comes to offering protection to those who have suffered dating violence. Yet Kentucky lawmakers seemed poised to do nothing even as they consider a harebrained scheme to let people who qualify for .....
A New Rocky Mountain High: Colorado Open for Cannabis Tourism
Business  (tags: Marijuana Legalization, Colorodo, americans, culture, education, freedoms, GoodNews, interesting, rights, business, consumers, economy )

- 387 days ago -
At the start of the tour, the reaction might have been strong enough to shatter the candy-colored glass pipes being passed around. But after several hours of inhaling and ingesting Colorado's new legal high, the most anyone can muster is a tepid "yeah."
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