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South Dakota County Clerk Threatens To Marry Her Dog To Oppose Gay Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, family, marriage )

Glenn
- 1 hour ago - addictinginfo.org
I hope that they are very happy together.
Ranking Religions on Acceptance of Homosexuality and Reactions to SCOTUS Ruling - Corner of Church and State
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights )

Glenn
- 1 hour ago - tobingrant.religionnews.com
It's good to know that some faiths do get it.
How 7 Things That Have Nothing to Do With Rape Perfectly Illustrate the Concept of Consent
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, womwen, violence, crime )

Glenn
- 2 hours ago - upworthy.com
This should give you a small idea as to what rape and consent are.
Please Sign: US Navy: Remove Josephus Daniels From His Place of Honor and Expose His Racist Deeds
Society & Culture  (tags: Racism, Josephus Daniels, US Navy, USS Josephus Daniels, crimes against humanity, Raleigh News and Observer editor, Propaganda, 1898 NC campaign, white supremacy, Jim Crow, Goebbels )

Susan
- 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Josephus Daniels is best known as Secretary of the Navy under President Wilson & for the battleship named in his honor. But he received that honor despite his despicably racist acts as a North Carolina news editor. Daniels name represents shame not honor.
The Heroic Mailman Doug Hughes Now Needs Our Help
Society & Culture  (tags: Doug Hughes, gyrocopter, fundraiser, Congress, letter delivery )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - jimhightower.com
He wrote letters to all 535 of members of Congress telling them he was tired of the corruption. Then loaded the missives in his mailbag and literally went the extra mile to make a very special delivery in his gyrocopter. A fundraiser link is on here.
Maybe Churches Don't Need to Be Conservative or Liberal
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, politics )

Glenn
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
God is above human politics.
U.S. Advances to Women's World Cup Final With 2-0 Win Over Germany
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, women, sports, world, usa )

Glenn
- 6 hours ago - sports.yahoo.com
America might win the World Cup at last.
The Definitive and Final Ranking of All 50 States
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, americans )

Glenn
- 6 hours ago - yahoo.com
This is where every state stands.
New Data Released on Violent Threats to Federal Employees
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, usa, society, politics, ethics, government, environment, culture, crime, americans, abuse, law )

Michael
- 7 hours ago - hcn.org
Because while passing through Nevada in June, I still saw the crazy hatin' "militia" mentality, I feel it necessary to post this.
Islamic State? This Death Cult Is Not a State and It's Certainly Not Islamic
Society & Culture  (tags: Daesh, ISIK, ISIS, IS, jihad, Islam, Islamist, Islamic, politics, religion, clear terminology )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
We must settle on a name for our enemies that doesn't smear all Muslims but does reflect reality What are the objectives of this terrorism? Is it religious? Is it political? Is it a toxic mixture of the two? What exactly is its relationship with Islam?
POST #31. DON'T LET THESE VICTORIES GO TO WASTE. PT 1.
Society & Culture  (tags: government, media, ethics, congress, constitution, SupremeCourt, healthcare, culture, law, politics, society, religion, freedoms, education )

David
- 9 hours ago - searchingforreason.net
What The Recent Supreme Court Decisions Can Really Mean, For The Future.
462 People Shot Dead By Police This Year - The Washington Post
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, rights, safety, police, law, humans, ethics, culture, crime, abuse )

Wilde
- 10 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
At least 63 people have been shot and killed by police across the United States within the past 30 days, according to Washington Post data. This data will be regularly updated with new shootings and details.
'Dead Wrong About the Bible': Portland Pastor Annihilates Christians Who Use Religion to Push Bigotry
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, marriage equality, religion, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, society, world, humans, law, rights, interesting )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - rawstory.com
"With its historic ruling on Marriage Equality Friday," writes Adam Phillips, pastor at Christ Church: Portland, "the U.S. Supreme Court finally caught up to the movement of the Holy Spirit. That's right. I said it."
Captive Virgins, Polygamy and Sex Slaves: What Marriage Would Look Like If We Actually Followed the Bible
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, religion, 'Bible believers', marriage equality, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, gayrights, humans, interesting, law, society, culture, environment, politics, rights )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - rawstory.com
Bible believers are beside themselves about the prospect that marriage norms and laws are changing, but let me tell you a secret about Bible believers that I know because I was one. Most don't actually read their Bibles.
My Journey From Zionism to Palestine Solidarity
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, 'Be The Mondoweiss Megaphone' campaign, Israel, Palestine, ethics, society, culture, education, family, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, rights, government, safety, world, activists, law )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Adam's story below shows the kind of simple self-disclosure that helps to build community and a stronger movement. We ask you to follow Adam's example and share your story with those in your community of why justice for Palestinians is important to you.
Israeli Security Force Continues to Use Live Ammunition to Quell Demonstrations Even When Not in Mortal Danger
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Israeli Security Forces, abuse, ethics, crime, corruption, freedoms, death, children, humans, government, news, law, politics, society, culture, world, safety, sadness, activists )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - btselem.org
In the last few months, B'Tselem has documented dozens of cases in the Ramallah area of the West Bank in which Palestinians were injured, some severely, by live ammunition fired by Israeli security forces.
Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure 14-Year-Old in Kafr Qaddum
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, Human Rights, Illegal Israeli settlements, Israel, Palestine, children, ethics, society, humans, freedoms, news, violence, safety, rights, world, corruption, dishonesty, law, sadness )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - maannews.com
A local popular resistance coordinator, Murad Shteiwi, said that hundreds of Palestinians took part in the march, which set off following afternoon prayers toward an Israeli barricade that closes off the main entrance on the village's southern side.
In Gaza, the Ultimate Humiliation
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, humiliation, poverty, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, world, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, sadness, rights, government, family, crime, dishonesty, corruption )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Every Monday, Palestinians in Nuseirat refugee camp rummage through piles of secondhand Israeli junk in the cheapest market is the Gaza Strip. There are dozens of piles of items from silverware to underwear.
The New Knockout Game: Nearly 50 Black Teens Raid Wal-Mart, Attack Shopper, Destroy Merchandise
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, crime, news )

Earths
- 14 hours ago - infowars.com
In what's perhaps the latest version of the "Knockout Game," a mob of nearly 50 teenagers rushed into a Macon, Ga., Wal-Mart and attacked at least one shopper while
American Veterans: Missing in America Project
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, government, ethics, politics, violence, world, society, culture )

James
- 17 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The cremated remains of 10 military veterans left Downtown this morning on a journey to Dayton National Cemetery, where they will be buried with full military honors.
3 Things ClaudiaâEUR(TM)s Tantrum at The White House Has Taught Us About Children
Society & Culture  (tags: children, americans, family )

Emma
- 1 day ago - creativesystems.webnode.com
We are used to toddler meltdowns in the shopping malls, candy shops and the sidewalks, nobody ever guessed that a child will be throwing a paroxysm on full display right on the floor of The White House, Oval office.
NBC Fires Donald Trump Over 'Derogatory Statements' About Immigrants
Society & Culture  (tags: tv, media, celebrity )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - pbs.org
So much for his presidential campaign too.
High Court's Ruling, Say Critics, Endorses 'Torturing People to Death'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, crime, death, ethics, government, law, police, rights, society )

Cheryl A
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"Under the Court's new rule, it would not matter whether the State intended to use midazolam, or instead to have petitioners drawn and quartered, slowly tortured to death, or actually burned at the stake," End the Death Penalty...peace.
The Supreme Court Decision Friday Brings A Victory For The Few Who'Ve Served
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, ethics, obama, democrats, violence, world, family, society, rights )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it would extend earned benefits to spouses and children of all veterans in all same-sex marriages following the Supreme Court decision Friday legalizing the unions nationwide.
This Is Not What Feminism Looks Like [The Feminist Shirt Controversy] - Skirt Collective
Society & Culture  (tags: feminism, feminists, women, sweatshops, women's labor, underpaid, unsafe conditions, advertising, t-shirts, charity, slogan )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - skirtcollective.com
If feminism itself was not already a controversial issue, creating "This is What a Feminist Looks Like" t-shirts using [predominantly female] sweatshop labor and distributing them to male icons like Benedict Cumberbatch... is the wrong direction to take.
How ISIS Methodically Groomed a Lonely Young Wash. State Woman | The Seattle Times
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIS, Al-Quaida, Fundamentalist Islam, propaganda, recruiting, grooming, seduction, Christianity and Islam, conflict, Syria )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - seattletimes.com
What happened next tracks closely with the recommendations in a manual, "A Course in the Art of Recruiting," written by al-Qaida in Iraq, the group that became the Islamic State group. A copy was recovered by U.S. forces in Iraq in 2009. Fascinating!
What's Behind Israel's Easing of Travel Restrictions?
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, society, culture, ethics, Israel, Palestine, illegal occupation, travel permits, Ramadan, freedoms, government, rights, interesting, politics, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - al-monitor.com
As Israel eases restrictions on Palestinian Muslims visiting Jerusalem during the month of Ramadan, some see it as an extension of the occupation while better managing the crisis.
Native American Holocaust Exterminate Them! The California Story (FULL)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, society, usa, politics, religion, rights, sadness, government, culture, ethics, americans, children, crime, death, dishonesty )

Michael
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Ethnic Cleansing, Bullets, blankets and invasion. Here's a synoptic history of what really happened, concentrations camps, -from maybe 20 million to one-half million in 50 years. Some revealing quotes from the founders of your nation.
Renewed Australian Calls for An Inquiry Into The Iraq War
Society & Culture  (tags: bush, bushadministration, cheney, republicans, congress, americans, iraq, lies, propaganda, war, government, ethics, Govtfearmongering, violence, world )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has renewed calls for an inquiry into the Iraq war, arguing it has paved the way for the rise of Islamic State.
Why Do Kids Cringe Away From Their Parents Sometimes?
Society & Culture  (tags: children, family )

Emma
- 1 day ago - creativerecreationsystems.over-blog.com
Usually, parents are way too busy to notice any modifications in their childâEUR(TM)s behavior, but at times when they do notice, it is not uncommon for them to notice a slight hatred in the childâEUR(TM)s eyes.
 

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