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Petition - End Criminal Punishment for Women Seeking Abortions
Society & Culture  (tags: criminal penalties, abortion rights, right to choose, planned parenthood, Health issues, women's rights, risks, safety, ethics, inappropriate punishment )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Stop punishing women in the Dominican Republic for seeking abortions. Women seeking abortions in the Dominican Republic are treated as criminals. They're punished for making a choice in regards to their body and even for acting to save their own lives...
WATCH: 16 Women Tell Their Heartbreaking Stories of Sexual Assault By Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: Donald Trump, sexual assault, 16 women, Al Franken, Roy Moore, disgusting )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
He speaks out against the Democratic Senator Al Franken, is quiet about Roy Moore running on Republican ticket, and has yet to be held accountable for his own actions.
Drop Charges Against Those Arrested on Inauguration Day
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, activists, police brutality, false arrests, justice, petitions )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - act.freepress.net
On the day of Trump's inauguration, police in D.C. broke with their own protocol and conducted a mass arrest of over 200 protestors. Officers used batons, pepper spray and sting-ball grenades to confine everyone in the vicinity of one of the marches.
The Gonski Needs Based School Funding Fraud in Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, socio economic status, Australian Education Union, school system, Liberal National govt, benefits wealthy )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - wsws.org
The SES was first introduced in 2001 by the Liberal-National government of John Howard as a means of funnelling ever more public money into elite schools behind a smokescreen of equity. The system benefits wealthier students attending private schools.
Stamp Big Money Out of Politics
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, tax reform, election reform )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - stampstampede.org
The Stampede is a non-profit org of 75,000 Americans legally stamping dollars to protest big money in politics and roadblocks to voting for minorities, students, disabled, and low-income people.
All We Want Is Freedom - Not Another Prison Camp | Behrouz Boochani | Opinion | The Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Island, Australia, detention camps, refugees, asylum seekers, humans, rights, sadness, human rights )

Katka
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Manus prison has reached a historic landmark. Hundreds of refugees have been refusing to leave the prison camp and, as a result, the situation has morphed into a large-scale humanitarian crisis.
   

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