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Iowa Student Labeled 'Snitch' Will Be Allowed to Transfer
Society & Culture  (tags: Bullying, harassment, Iowa, school )

Molly
- 1 hour ago - desmoinesregister.com
An Iowa teen whose clothes were thrown in a gym toilet and the word "snitch" later painted on his car should be allowed to transfer school districts, the Iowa Board of Education decided Wednesday.
Forcechange,Dont Protect Drivers Who Run Over Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, law, rights, non violence, free speech )

Ruth
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
To Senator Bill Ketron of tennessee,Sign the petition & demand that the senator withdraw his legislation so drivers are not immune to liability by claiming the act was "unintentional"
The Desert Island Paradise With Its Own Mansion and Coral Reef That Could Be All Yours
Society & Culture  (tags: Castaway island, for sale, tropical, paradise, mansion )

Scooby
- 2 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A tiny tropical island in the South Pacific featuring its own mansion and white sandy beaches has gone on sale for £1.2 million.
TAKE ACTION: Petition: Tell Jeff Sessions to Withdrawal the Warrant!
Society & Culture  (tags: Justice Department, web hosting, activists, ethics, usa )

Dogan
- 12 hours ago - rightsanddissent.salsalabs.org
We demand that you immediately withdraw the Justice DepartmentâEUR(TM)s warrant requiring the web-hosting platform DreamHost to turn over 1.3 million IP addresses, emails and message content for people who visited the disruptj20.org website.
End Student Debt!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, students, college, universities, loans, debt, petitions )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - civicnew.cp.bsd.net
Millions of Americans are struggling with crippling student loan debt. We need to make college more affordable.
Real Talk: Bullies, Trolls and the Troll Tax
Society & Culture  (tags: trolls, bullies, harassment, activism )

Freya
- 19 hours ago - blog.mozilla.org
Imagine a walk home from school filled with fear. Imagine you feel the fear because of a bully. Now imagine your bully is online.
Oppose H 5690, Which Waives Civil Liability for Drivers Who Strike Protesters (Rhode Island)
Society & Culture  (tags: demonstrations, protests, violence, hate crimes, petitions )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
This bill waives civil liability for any injury or death caused when a car crashes into a protest occurring on a public roadway so long as the driver was exercising "due care."
Oppose HB 250, Which Absolves Drivers of Liability When They Hit Protesters (Texas)
Society & Culture  (tags: demonstrations, protests, activism, violence, hate crimes, Texas, petitions )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
This bill would absolve drivers of civil liability should they crash into protesters while exercising "due care."
Oppose Senate Bill 944, Which Excuses Motorists for Injuring Demonstrators (Tennessee)
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, activists, violence, Tennessee, petitions )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
This bill would excuse any motorist who injures another person participating in a protest or demonstration on a public right-of-way from civil liability for such injury, so long as the motorist was "exercising due care" when the injury occurred.
Oppose HB 330, Qualified Immunity for Auto Accident (North Carolina)
Society & Culture  (tags: demonstrations, protests, violence, hate crimes, human rights, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
This bill sets aside civil liability penalties for any motorist who strikes and injures a protester with his or her car, so long as the protest doesn't have a permit. It is an open invitation for people to use their vehicles to attack protesters.
Canada: Suspend Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: canada, arms sales, Saudi Arabia )

Lone
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
New footage shows Canadian-made armored vehicles being used against SaudiâEUR(TM)s own people which violates CanadaâEUR(TM)s arms policy. Now the Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is deciding whether or not to suspend weapon exports to Saudi Arabia
Father of Charlottesville Neo-Nazi Marcher Publicly Disowns His Son
Society & Culture  (tags: Charlottesville nazie marcher, White Supremacist Peter Tefft, Father denounces son )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
One father of a Charlottesville marcher is denouncing his own son after the young man was seen on national news spouting hate over the weekend. I have taught all of my children that all men and women are created equal he did not learn this hate from us.
FBI, Crack Down On White Supremacists!
Society & Culture  (tags: hate mongers, terrorism, violence, white supremacists, extremists, absolutists, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - actionsprout.io
A White Supremacist killed one and injured 19 others when he used his car to attack anti-racism protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Their hate must be stopped!
Neo-Nazi Website Asks Readers to Target Funeral of Heather Heyer Who Died in Charlottesville Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Heather Heyer, Neo Nazi, Charlottesville, VA, The Daily Stormer )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
Is it not enough they killed her? Her poor Mother must now also deal with this additional heartlessness. Trump has said he wants to get tough on crime well here is a group for him to go after. Which is doubtful from his past actions.
Announcing The Women's Convention, 27-29 October 2017, Detroit MI
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, activists, Women's March, workshops, planning, strategy, conventions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - womensconvention.com
The Women's Convention will bring thousands of women, femmes and our allies of all backgrounds to Detroit October 27 - 29 for a weekend of workshops, strategy sessions, inspiring forums and a building intersectional movement.
Demand the Immediate Release ofâEUR¯Gay Human Rights Activist AliâEUR¯FeruzâEUR¯
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, ethics, government, politics, world, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org
The Russian authorities mustâEUR¯immediatelyâEUR¯releaseâEUR¯openly gay humanâEUR¯rights activistâEUR¯AliâEUR¯Feruz!âEUR¯
   

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