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PETITION - Protect the Free Speech of Student Journalists
Society & Culture  (tags: free speech, student journalists, usa, americans, ethics, government, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
The Cronkite New Voice Act would protect high school and college reporters from being punished for editorial content. It is similar to protections for professional journalists, protections that make the United States an icon
Call on the USA to Stop Separating Asylum Seeking Parents and Children ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, family, government, environment )

- 20 hours ago -
The Trump administration has made an announcement in response to global outrage. The Executive Order imprisons families indefinitely. The United States cannot continue to treat vulnerable families fleeing horrific violence and persecution like criminals
'God Has Snuck In': Dominionist Pastor Applauds Trump's 'Stealth' Theocracy
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, mountebanks, frauds, baloney, dominionists, right-wingers )

- 1 day ago -
Andrew Wommack is a Christian grifter in Colorado who exploits the Internet to steal money from college students and other devotees of his particularly odious "ministry."
'America Is Better Than This': What a Doctor Saw in a Texas Shelter for Migrant Children
Society & Culture  (tags: immigrants, immigration, children, kids, families, injustice )

- 1 day ago -
The small shelter along the Texas border to Mexico held 60 beds and a little playground for children. Rooms were equipped with toys, books and crayons. To Colleen Kraft, this shelter looked, in many ways, like a friendly environment for children.
Tell Congress That Families Belong Together
Society & Culture  (tags: families, kids, human rights, immigrants, immigration, refugees, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
The Trump administration's policy of separating families at the border is inhumane, causing needless trauma for children and families. The United States has been a beacon of hope for hundreds of years.
Stop Congress From Undermining the Johnson Amendment
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, separation of church and state, laws, Congress, elections, candidates, voting, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Earlier this year, you helped us protect the Johnson Amendment from being repealed in the "tax reform" bill. But the fight isn't over. The Johnson Amendment prevents registered nonprofit organizations from endorsing candidates for office.
VIDEO - Trudeau Says Pot Will Be Legal as of Oct. 17, 2018
Society & Culture  (tags: trudeau, pot, legal, canadians, culture, ethics, government, humans, rights, politics, world, society )

- 17 hours ago -
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that Canadians will be able to consume marijuana recreationally without criminal penalties starting on Oct. 17, 2018 âEUR" many months later than the government's initial target date.
Canada Aims to Avoid Detaining Migrant Children, But It Happens
Society & Culture  (tags: canada, detaining migrant shildren, U.S. culture, americans, family, government, rights, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
The U.S. is the focus of international outrage for its policy of separating children from their parents and detaining them after they cross the border in search of asylum.But Canada has also detained migrant children
These Are the Only Remaining Democrats That Still Haven't Signed the Discharge Petition to Save Net Neutrality
Society & Culture  (tags: communications, computers, Internet, civil rights, Congress )

- 1 day ago -
Outside of DC, net neutrality is not a partisan issue. Poll after poll shows that the overwhelming majority of voters, including Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, oppose the FCC's repeal of open Internet protections.
When Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg Met the Head of the CIA - And Offered Him a Wager @Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, society, culture, politics, violence, ethics, crime, abuse, government )

- 12 hours ago -
in March 1971, in a drawing room of the Corcoran Gallery in Washington DC, the two came face to face in a fittingly bizarre encounter. It is difficult to imagine a more unlikely pairing. Allen Ginsberg,beat poet and icon of the counterculture, and Richar
DMV Worker Under Fire for Post About Shooting Immigrants
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, americans, culture, ethics, family, news, politics, government, rights, sadness, safety, society, transportation, usa, violence, women, world )

- 10 hours ago -
An Oregon DMV worker is under fire for reportedly advocating shooting immigrants at the border in a post on social media.
TAKE ACTION: Move Forward With Complaint Against Jeff Sessions
Society & Culture  (tags: Jeff Sessions, church, Attorney General, United Methodist Church, migrant children, separating families )

- 3 hours ago -
In a move that church historians describe as unprecedented, clergy within Attorney General Jeff Sessions' United Methodist denomination have formally charged him with child abuse for separating migrant children from their parents.
Litha: How Pagans Celebrate The Summer Solstice - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

- 5 hours ago -
The Longest Day Of Year Is One Of Most Important Pagan Holidays Litha is a specific celebration that is important to pagans and other celebrants for a variety of reasons.
TAKE ACTION:Demand Mandatory Labeling of GMOs!
Society & Culture  (tags: GMO Labeling, food labeling, genetically modified organisms, right to know )

- 1 hour ago -
For the past 10 years, polls have shown that nearly 90% of Canadians support the labelling of genetically modified foods. Consumers have the right to know.
TAKE ACTION: That's Terrible, That's Tetley! - Tea Workers Denied Their Human Right to Safe Drinking Water
Society & Culture  (tags: Workers rights, Human Rights, crime, ethics, abuse, children )

- 1 hour ago -
Send a message to Tetley insisting they address human rights violations by negotiating with the workers' self-organized water and sanitation committees!
TAKE ACTION: Go Inspect the Detention Facilities
Society & Culture  (tags: pope francis, Bishops, detention of children, detention centers )

- 27 minutes ago -
One of Pope Francis' top U.S. allies wants his fellow bishops to go to the border and inspect the facilities where children are being detained.

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