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Sign the Petition: I Support the Kids at Parkland, and Deplore NRA Apologists Who Attack Them
Society & Culture  (tags: kids, Parkland, NRA, students, High school, Political action, abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, education, humans, government, politics, society, sadness, violence, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
I support the students at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida for turning their grief into political action. How dare the NRA apologists attack them? They truly have no conscience.
Petition - Add Your Name: Attacks on Birth Control Are Attacks on Our Fundamental Health and Rights!
Society & Culture  (tags: planned parenthood, Birth Control, health care, Human Rights, Self determination, reproductive rights, safety issues, risks, treatment, freedoms )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Birth control isn't controversial. In fact, 86 percent of Americans support policies that make it easier to get birth control, not harder. The ability to choose when (or if!) to start a family has helped give more people the ability to graduate from...
The Corporate Occupied Territory (the USA)
Society & Culture  (tags: corporations, Corporate Media, abuse, americans, corruption, culture, family, health, humans, internet, law, media, news, rights, sadness, society, tv, usa, world )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - popularresistance.org
It happened subtly, we missed the corporate coup. Like shadows, corporations surrounded our country and slowly strangled it. They crept into Congress, the White House, the Supreme Court, the FDA, the military, the Department of the Interior.
The Charlottesville Lawsuit That Could Take Down the Alt-Right
Society & Culture  (tags: hate, violence, bigotry, prejudice, white supremacists, legal actions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
If Roberta Kaplan's lawsuit succeeds, the instigators of the Charlottesville rally that injured 30 people and killed Heather Heyer will be held legally accountable. More broadly, the alt-right's funding streams and structures will be exposed.
Lesbian Couple in Texas Sues Trump Administration After Being Told They Can't Foster Refugee Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBTQ rights, refugees, civil rights, human rights, lawsuits )

Freya
- 1 day ago - dallasnews.com
Two Texas women are suing the Trump administration after the couple say they were told they could not foster a refugee child because they don't "mirror the Holy Family."
Top ICE Attorney Pleads Guilty to Stealing Immigrants' Identities to Go on $190,000 Shopping Spree
Society & Culture  (tags: lawbreakers, ICE, crime, theft )

Freya
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The top counsel for Immigration and Customs Enforcement has pled guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of aggravated theft after being charged with stealing the identifies of seven immigrants in order to scam them and credit card companies.
Petition - Australian Democracy Under Attack: Ask Your MP to Speak Out
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, Environmental activists, peaceful protests, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, Non-Profit Organization, greenpeace, democracy, Human Rights Violations, authorities, silencing, prevention, protection )

Kalliope
- 11 hours ago - act.greenpeace.org
The Turnbull Government could be about to shut down Greenpeace and every other not-for-profit organisation in Australia. They want to silence your voice. Act now. There are three draft laws currently on the table that threaten to silence every single...
The Height Of Hippie Power: 55 Photos Of San Francisco In The 1960s
Society & Culture  (tags: hippies, americans, culture, education, environment, humans, society, usa, history )

Frank
- 57 minutes ago - allthatsinteresting.com
These photographs of San Franciscoin the 1960s provide an inside look at the thousands who chased drugs, music, and the hippie dream.
KKK Groups Dwindle as White Nationalism Becomes 'Hip' in 2017: Report - ABC News
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, terrorism, usa, crime, racism )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - abcnews.go.com
It looks like the Klan is being wiped out by its own ideology.
The Hitler Gun Control Lie
Society & Culture  (tags: firearms, guns, violence, history, propaganda, lies )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - salon.com
Gun rights activists who cite the dictator as a reason against gun control have their history dangerously wrong.
Petition - Demand Lawmaker Apologize for Crass Remarks About Florida Shooting Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: florida, lawmaker, apologize, inappropriate conversations, school shooting, victim-blaming, survivors, remarks, ignorance, Justice for victims, protection of the vulnerable )

Kalliope
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Demand lawmaker apologize for mocking Florida school shooting survivors. Pennsylvania lawmaker Daryl Metcalfe has accused survivors and victims of the Florida school shooting of being 'crisis actors' being bused in to the Capitol to push their anti-gun...
More Than Two Thirds of All Countries Corrupt, TI Report Says
Society & Culture  (tags: organized crime, Competitive edge, culture, cartels, crime gangs, economic corruption, money laundering, Shell companies, Drug protiits, crime profits, global corruption, public sector corruption, narco states, criminal investment )

Steven L
- 1 day ago - dw.com
Transparency International (TI) has found that a majority of countries in the world can be called corrupt, with a clear link between high levels of corruption and little protection of the media and civil society groups.
TAKE ACTION:We, Social Workers and Human Rights Activists From All Over the World, Demand the Unconditional Release of Our Colle
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, gun violence, violence, ethics )

Dogan
- 13 hours ago - tfpstudentaction.org
So please: Sign this petition today. Bringing God back to our culture is the best long-term solution to stop tragic shootings such as the one that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Card to Welcome Refugees!
Society & Culture  (tags: Refugees&Relief, welcoming, Donald Trump, usa, activists, culture, ethics )

Dogan
- 11 hours ago - hias.org
At a time when President Trump is trying to close AmericaâEUR(TM)s doors to those seeking safety and freedom, HIAS is doing everything we can to welcome refugees to our communities.
America's Gun Problem, Explained in Five Facts
Society & Culture  (tags: firearms, violence, mass shootings, crime, bloodbaths )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - vox.com
The core issue is that America as a whole refuses to even admit it has a serious problem with guns and gun violence. And more than that, lawmakers continue acting like the solutions are some sort of mystery.
6 Sickening Details You Won't Read in Billy Graham's Fawning Obituaries
Society & Culture  (tags: preachers, televangelists, hypocrisy, religion )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
The pastor urged Nixon to commit war crimes and called AIDS a judgment from God.
Why Won't Pro-Lifers Act Against Our Deadly Gun Culture?
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, guns, firearms, mass shootings, human life, hypocrisy )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
If anything, the "sanctity of life" argument is more compelling for gun control: There is no moral consensus on abortion, but there is a moral consensus on wanton killing.
The "Alt-Right" Is Building a White Nationalist Mass Movement With "Operation Homeland"
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, hate, violence, terrorism, terrorists )

Freya
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
It wasn't until the slew of trolls, podcasters and hashtags flowed into their world that the alt-right was able to expand, although it came at the cost of their previous base-building "intellectual" work.
The Wheels Of Injustice
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, corruption, education, violence, law )

Dr. Timot
- 8 hours ago - writerscafe.org
An era of change is happening in the US today.
Petition - Support Students Taking Stand Against Gun Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: student activism, gun violence, School Shootings, gun control laws, March For Our Lives, lawmakers, stronger regulations, changing times, society, prevention of shootings, public safety, stronger protection, freedom of speech, democracy )

Kalliope
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Join young people in calling for an end to school shootings and gun violence. 'The right to life' is the most fundamental human right. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently affirmed this belief during a speech at Stanford University.
Defend Social Security Field Offices
Society & Culture  (tags: public assistance, entitlements, petitions )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
We just learned that a Social Security field office in Paul Ryan's neighboring district will be closing this year. Instead of cutting field offices, we should be expanding them!
I Don't Think "Thoughts and Prayers" Means What You Think
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, guns, firearms, mass shootings, bloodbaths, religion, hypocrisy )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - religiondispatches.org
The sudden birth and development of the #NEVERAGAIN movement has been startling, to say the least. There is something categorically different about these teenagers, beyond their exceptional clarity, directness and strength.
#Enough National School Walkout
Society & Culture  (tags: firearms, violence, protests, schools, students, events, activism )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - womensmarch.com
Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a national school walkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone on March 14, 2018 to protest Congress' inaction on gun safety.

Society & Culture  (tags: religion, crime, murder, law, violence, safety )

Glenn
- 20 hours ago - worldreligionnews.com
Pat Robertson urges stricter gun control laws The change in his thought processes occurred after 17 people were killed at a high school in Florida. Robertson's turn around is notable as he is a gun owner himself.
Tell Congress: Block President Trump's Budget Cuts to Education ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, school, after school programs, funding, budget cuts, americans )

Cher
- 25 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
Once again, nearly 1.7 million kids are at risk of losing their afters school programs.
American Christian Evangelist Billy Graham Dead at 99
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, death, obituary, religion, americans )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - voanews.com
He was one of the few born-again Christians that didn't turn my stomach.
   

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