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Petition - Success: U.S. Must Accept Transgender Military Recruits
Society & Culture  (tags: militarism, recruitment, transgender rights, equality, acceptance, freedoms, discrimination, individualism, society )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Express thanks for overturning President Trump's attempts to ban transgender military recruits. Transgender rights were upheld in a U.S. District Court after judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled that the United States military must begin accepting...
Petition - Ban Animal Abusers From Owning Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: convicted animal abuser, Gun Ownership, ban ownership, Saving lives, animal welfare rights, safety and security, needless death, society, gun violence, prevention of gun violence, stronger protection laws, stronger regulations )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Ban convicted animal abusers from buying guns in Illinois. Countless lives could be saved if the state of Illinois bans gun ownership for convicted animal abusers by passing an unprecedented common-sense law. Studies prove the correlation between...
Preserve the Indian Child Welfare Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, civil rights, children, families, Native Americans, First Nations, foster care )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
ICWA requires that before private and public agencies place Native American children in foster care or with an adoptive family, they try to keep nuclear families together or, if that fails, to place children with their extended family or their tribe.
Sign the Petition: Congress Must Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations Against Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, sexism, sexual assaults, sexual harassment, misogyny, misuse of power, investigations, disgusting attitude, protection of the vulnerable, prevention, equal justice )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Donald Trump is in the Oval Office--despite having openly bragged about sexual assault on tape, and has twelve accusers who have gone on record against him. The vast majority of Americans are disgusted by Trump's actions and appalled that he has faced...
Petition - Don't Teach Altered History Lessons in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: Hong Kong, schools, teachings, communism, history, censorship, dishonesty, influence, education, right to know, freedoms, truthtelling, ethical responsibility, Society and Culture, government, regulations )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Don't let the government censor or control history lessons in Hong Kong's classrooms. Children in Hong Kong may soon be forced to learn a communist, censored version of their history, regulated by the Chinese government. These history lessons will...
The Silence Breakers
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, society, rape, sexual, #MeToo, harrasment, safety, sadness, violence, women, crime, abuse )

Mari
- 1 day ago - time.com
Time - Person Of The Year The Silence Breakers ...
Stop the GOP's Drastic Cuts to Higher Education
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, students, colleges, Republicans, tax bills, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - secure.314action.org
The GOP is attacking higher education with their new tax plan. The long-term damage to higher education in our country could be devastating.
Retired TTC Bus to Be Retrofitted With a Mobile Shower Unit for Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: toronto, TTC, bus, retrofitted, mobile shower, homeless, ethics, interesting, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
Toronto woman wants to bring dignity back to the homeless population by providing hygiene services
A Right-Wing Think Tank Is Trying to Bring Down the Indian Child Welfare Act Why?
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, Child Welfare Act, Goldwater Institute, right wing think tanks )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Native Americans say the law protects their children. Many tribal members fear that if Goldwater is successful, it could undermine the legal scaffolding of Native American self-determination. âEUR©
An Ex-Cop From Arizona Was Acquitted for Shooting An Unarmed Sobbing Man
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, police brutality, uniquely American, police shootings )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - vox.com
Critics have called it the latest example of police brutality. The scale of police shootings is, like many issues with gun violence, a uniquely American problem. The research bears this out: More guns lead to more gun violence.
Anonymous Donor Buys Every Toy at Goodwill, Gives Them to Children For Free
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, ethics, children, internet, interesting, philanthropy, rights, society, news, humans, donor, toys, good guy, Colorado, video )

Ricardo
- 23 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
For the last decade, this anonymous philanthropist has routinely bought out the entire childrenâEUR(TM)s section of Goodwill so each kid in the store could take home one gift for free. When asked why this Secret Santa does what he does, he simply said...
Friday Art Cat âEUR" Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Society & Culture  (tags: cats, Andy Warhol, arts, cat lover, culture, celebrity, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - katzenworld.co.uk
Did you know that Andy Warhol was a huge cat lover?
France to Ban Mobile Phones in Schools From September
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, internet, law, media, politics, society, schools, mobile phones, France, ban )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
The French government is to ban students from using mobile phones in the countryâEUR(TM)s primary, junior and middle schools. Children will be allowed to bring their phones to school, but not allowed to get them out at any time until they leave, even...
Kids Are Alright Whatever the Family Make-Up, So Let Them Be
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, family, gayrights, children, child )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - newscientist.com
Children brought up by single parents, heterosexual partners or same-sex couples are all equally healthy and happy. The law needs to catch up with society
Teenage Brains CanâEUR(TM)t Tell WhatâEUR(TM)s Important and What IsnâEUR(TM)t
Society & Culture  (tags: children )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - newscientist.com
Adolescent brains arenâEUR(TM)t developed enough to adapt to relatively risky situations, which may explain why some choose not to study for important exams
Anonymous Donor Buys Every Toy at Goodwill, Gives Them to Children For Free
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, children, philanthropy )

Glenn
- 19 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
For the last decade, one man has made it his tradition to buy out the entire toy section of a Goodwill store so kids can take home the goodies for free.
Tomgram: Ann Jones, Out With Monstrous Men - The Fempire Strikes Back #MeToo
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, women, society, rights, safety, ethics, culture, dishonesty, abuse, media, politics, crime, corruption, celebrity, arts )

Wilde
- 3 hours ago - tomdispatch.com
First,for the record,let me tell you my story about another of those perversely creepy Hollywood predators,a sort of cut-rate Harvey Weinstein: the screenwriter and film director James Toback.As I read now of women he preyed upon year after year, I fe
Get Involved: Organizations That Help the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, poverty, altruism, activism, giving, donations, homelessness )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - msn.com
If you would like to help the homeless, please consider one of the following organizations.
Homeless Crisis Pushes Poverty Into the Open
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, homelessness, economic injustice, housing )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - msn.com
On any given night, more than 105,000 people are sleeping unsheltered in some of the country's biggest and trendiest metropolises, driven there by soaring housing costs.
Empire Files: A Massacre of Farmers in US-Columbia 'War on Drugs'   video
Society & Culture  (tags: government, freedoms, world, culture, drug war )

Donna
- 1 hour ago - youtu.be
On October 5, 2017, police opened fire on unarmed farmers in Tumaco, Colombia. Eight were killed, with dozens more shot. The massacre was part of a crackdown on coca farmers in the "War On Drugs" despite an agreement for crop substitution
Validate Lawsuit Against Trump to Stop the Muslim Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, civil rights, bigotry, discrimination, prejudice, Trump regime, petitions )

Freya
- 9 minutes ago - go.weareprogressives.org
The Supreme Court just allowed Trump's Muslim ban to go into full effect - while they are still deciding on it. So now Progressive groups are suing Trump in order to reverse this heinous decision.
A List of 19 Documentaries That Will Definitely Have An Impact On Your Life
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, government, media, movies, rights, society, world, interesting, freedoms, culture, ethics, activists, education, family, internet, documentaries, impacting culture )

Ricardo
- 3 minutes ago - collective-evolution.com
Documentaries hold a power unique to any other type of film. They have the remarkable capacity to shift our understanding of the vast and complex world in which we live, most of the time presenting us with powerfully relevant information, a...
   

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