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House Passes 'No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion' Act On 42nd Anniversary of Roe V. Wade
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, ethics, family )

Phyllis
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which seeks to end the coverage of abortion services by private insurance companies.
A Shocking Number of Americans Under 30 Have No Religion âEUR" This Country Is Going to Change
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Millennials, atheism, atheists )

Freya
- 18 hours ago - alternet.org
Americans are abandoning organized religion in droves. Data from the Public Religion Research Institute shows that while only 7 percent of Americans were raised outside a religious tradition, nearly 19 percent are religiously unaffiliated today.
Israeli Soldiers Weld Shut Doors of Palestinian Woman in Hebron
Society & Culture  (tags: Shuhada Street, Hebron, Al-Khalil, IDF CRIMES- brutality against Paletinian, land theft, home thefts, homelessness, media, world, news, USA, ISRAELI OPPRESSION-OCCUPATION, apartheid, end all US aid to Israel, NOW, BDS, society, women, violence, news )

Jess
- 1 day ago - imemc.org
One of Last Remaining Palestinian Houses on Shuhada Street Sealed. Amal Hashem Dundeis sits crying as Israeli soldiers weld shut her door.
Republicans Remove 'Civil, Human Rights' From Name of U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee
Society & Culture  (tags: Nazi republicans, republicans, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, crime, congress, americans, government, elections, ethics, lies, media, propaganda, Govtfearmongering, supremecourt, terrorism, usa, ethics, crime, dishonesty, government, news, right )

Jason
- 1 day ago - bradblog.com
Do you still not believe in the Nazi uprising? They, Karl Rove, the archetect, are setting the stage for Bush, using a new, liberal Romney! "they have eliminated the phrase "civil rights and human rights" from the title of a Senate Judiciary subcommittee"
After 37 Years in Prison, Innocent North Carolina Man Freed
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, GoodNews, law, society )

Phyllis
- 17 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
His attorney, Christine Mumma, took the case in 2004 and felt like she had been running out of options and considered closing the case in 2012. Then court clerks discovered a misplaced envelope of evidence while cleaning out a high shelf of a vault.
Exhibit of Iconic 1948 Photos âEUR" âEUR~The Long JourneyâEUR(TM) âEUR" Opens Today in NYC (TEXT, PHOTOS, and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UNRWA, digital archive, war, violence, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, refugees, Human Rights, society, family, culture, crime, ethics, freedoms, humans, media, politics, government, safety )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The UN agency that deals with Palestinian refugees has opened a new digital archive including many images from the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948, when 750,000 Palestinians were expelled by or fled the Zionist army and militias when ...
These Are the 12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society, culture, ethics, concepts, freedoms, humans, interesting, corruption, death, sadness, violence, abuse )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - rawstory.com
Religions tend to invent ideas or concepts rather than technologies, but like every other creative human enterprise, they produce some really bad ones along with the good.
PTS - Condition Was Likely to Be as Old as Human Civilisation
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, ethics, violence, world )

James
- 20 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder can be traced back to 1300BC - much earlier than previously thought - say researchers.
Tangerine Dream's Edgar Froese Dies at 70
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, sadness, news, humans, death, culture, Tangerine Dream Edgar Froese, German, electronic group )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Edgar Froese, the founding member of the German electronic group Tangerine Dream, has died in Vienna, aged 70. Froese died unexpectedly on Friday after a pulmonary embolism, his son, Jerome, said.
When Giving Up 'Wounded Warrior' Status Helps Vets Heal
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'Wounded Warriors', veterans, society, culture, family, freedoms, education, sadness, interesting, news, rights, world, humans, suffering, health, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The 52,300 Americans wounded during the Iraq and Afghan wars are almost all home now. And while some are fully recovered, others will bear physical and mental scars forever.Each one has faced a difficult question:When does one stop being a wounded warrior
In Photos: GazaâEUR(TM)s Shattered Families
Society & Culture  (tags: Ahmad Duheir, siege, GazaUnderAttack, Ibrahim Kilani Ibrahim al-Kilani, Hussein al-Najjar Naeem Balata Abdelkari, Ahmad Duheir Ismail, Muhammad Maadi, Taghreed al-Kilani, Mustafa al-Louh )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Ibrahim Kilani, his wife, Taghrid, and their five young children all perished in a single Israeli airstrike on a Gaza City residential tower last summer.
Why the Toxic Myths Rich People Believe About the Poor Are So Dangerous
Society & Culture  (tags: income inequality, economic injustice, wealth, rich people, delusions, myths, misinformation )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A new survey by the Pew Research Center recently found that the most financially secure Americans believe "poor people today have it easy."The rich are certainly entitled to their own opinions -- but, as the old saying goes, nobody is entitled to...
Three Principles for 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: pledge, principles, 2015, kindness, wisdom, gratitude, culture, ethics, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - avaaz.org
I pledge to live more by these 3 principles in 2015: to show kindness and respect, strive for wisdom, and practice gratitude:
DNA Exonerates Man Who Served Nearly 40 Years For Murder
Society & Culture  (tags: Innocence Project, DNA, Joseph Sledge )

Judy
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Joseph Sledge is a free man after 37 years in prison following Friday's decision by a judicial panel in North Carolina to overturn his 1976 conviction in the stabbing deaths of an elderly mother and her daughter.
Christian Rock Band's Co-Founder Is Now An Atheist
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, media, celebrity )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
I wonder how his old band members feel about this.
Jim CrowâEUR(TM)s Polite Sons
Society & Culture  (tags: Martin Luther King, world, society, culture, Americans, racism, racial equality, Palestine, Israel, freedoms, justice, ethics, government, rights, politics, activists, abuse, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Dr. KingâEUR(TM)s life deeply motivates me to proudly stand as a Jew in solidarity with my Palestinian sisters and brothers who are brutally oppressed under Israeli occupation, siege and military aggression.
12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, culture, death, ethics, abuse, americans, humans, safety )

Jason
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
These dubious concepts advocate conflict, cruelty and suffering. Religions tend to invent ideas or concepts rather than technologies, but like every other creative human enterprise, they produce some really bad ones along with the good.
12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Bible, Quran, war, violence, sexism, elitism, afterlife, Hell, sacrifice, suffering, pain, bigotry )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Some of humanityâEUR(TM)s technological innovations are things we would have been better off without: the medieval rack, the atomic bomb and powdered lead potions come to mind. Religions tend to invent ideas or concepts rather than technologies, but like every
Self-Conscious GâEUR'd - Daily Dose of Wisdom
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - chabad.org
Advice from Judaism.
Oklahoma Politician Wants to Strip Pensions From State Employees Over Same-Sex Weddings
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, religion, sadness, gayrights, freedoms, wackadoodle )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - dailykos.com
Never mind that same-sex marriages are now legal in Oklahoma, state representative Sally Kerns has proposed a drastic law to severely punish any state employees who participate in the licensing or ceremonies for same-sex couples:
Republicans Aren't for Net Neutrality After All
Society & Culture  (tags: Nazi republicans, abuse, corruption, congress, constitution, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, candidates, supremecourt, terrorism, propaganda, republicans, politics, abuse, americans, politics, society, ethics, crime, Nazi Germany )

Jason
- 16 hours ago - dailykos.com
But on closer examination, the bill is so narrowly written that it fails to adequately protect users, innovators, and speakers against blocking, discrimination, and access fees.
Superbowl the Largest Yearly Human Trafficking Event Say Law Enforcement
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, americans, abuse, crime, superbowl, sex, corruption, sadness, society, humans )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - pn.i-uv.com
It is common knowledge that the Super Bowl is the worldâEUR(TM)s largest public human trafficking trading place, according to Law EnforcementBut were you aware of the Satanic Rituals that are performed in public, right under your nose and in your face at,...
Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama's Gay Marriage Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
Same old bigotry
The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, addictions, drugs, culture, environment, ethics, health, religion, politics, society )

Lynn
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments.
PAKISTAN Muslim Leader Says Muhammad Cartoons Could Lead to World War III, Calls on UN to Outlaw Blasphemy
Society & Culture  (tags: Pakistan, Siraj, Muhammad cartoons could lead to WWIII, wants UN to ban blasphemy )

Beth
- 3 hours ago - tribune.com.pk
What Sirajul Haq said here could actually approach some truth: the Muhammad cartoons and the WestâEUR(TM)s freedom of speech could actually lead to an escalating global conflict, if Muslims continue to riot and kill in reaction to them unless the West voluntar
âEUR~One Is EnoughâEUR(TM): Chinese Families Lukewarm Over Easing of One-Child Policy
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, culture, humans, china, overpopulation, government )

Angela
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
So far, a good number of Chinese families have been less than enthusiastic about the partial relaxation of the policy, choosing to stick with one child, often for practical and economic reasons, but also because decades of government propaganda have convi
 

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