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PETITION - Allow Domestic Abuse Survivors to Divorce Their Abusers
Society & Culture  (tags: Domestic Violence, divorce, prevention of harassments, protection of the vulnerable, injustice, prevention of further abuse, inhumane treatment, stronger protection, freedom to choose )

- 1 day ago -
A bill introduced to make it easier for domestic abuse victims to leave their abusers died in the Mississippi Senate, although its sponsor is eager to re-introduce it at the next session. Sign the petition and offer your support for a law that would...
PETITION - Do Not Cut Free School Lunch Programs
Society & Culture  (tags: school lunches, cutting, low income families, hunger free children, school nutrition, free lunch, prevention of diseases, subsidies, responsible behaviour )

- 1 day ago -
In efforts that have had little to no press coverage, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are working to roll back a section of the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, a public school nutrition law that provides free lunches to students...
PETITION - Make Forced Oral Sex on An Unconscious Person Illegal
Society & Culture  (tags: forced sex, unconsious persons, oral sex, disgusting attitude, prevention of sexual abuse, protection of the vulnerable, injustice, Justice for victims, unethical behaviour, crime and punishment, harsh penalties )

- 10 hours ago -
Classify forced oral sex on an unconscious person as rape, making it illegal and punishable by law. It's not illegal to force someone into having oral sex if the person is unconscious according to a recent ruling by an Oklahoma criminal appeals...
PETITION - Release People Detained for Expressing Political Opinions
Society & Culture  (tags: thailand, arrest and detention, freedom of speech, Human Rights, critical thinking, release )

- 1 day ago -
More than 12 people have been arrested and detained in Thailand for using Facebook to comment on a new and divisive constitution proposed by their government. The move is being viewed by human rights groups as the latest attempt by Thailand's military...
History Has Been Made. Female Genital Mutilation Banned In Nigeria.Nigeria Made History By Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation.
Society & Culture  (tags: nigeria, female genetalia mutilation, ban, violence against persons, law, abuse, children, culture, humans, news, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Nigeria made history by outlawing female genital mutilation. The ban falls under the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 that was passed in Senate on May 5 and recently enacted into law.
New Poll Shows a Majority of Young Americans Oppose Capitalism
Society & Culture  (tags: capitalism, youth, economic justice )

- 1 day ago -
Let's face it, young Americans are fed up with the economic status quo. If this fact is not evident enough from the groundswell of millennial support for Bernie Sanders, perhaps a Harvard University poll released Monday will do the trick.
American Friends Service Committee: In Gaza Blockade, Humanitarian Organizations Can No Longer Be Neutral
Society & Culture  (tags: American Friends Service Committee, Quakers, AFSC, humanitarian aid, humanitarian neutrality, band aids, rot, political roots, Gaza, occupation, seige, blockade, building peace, Israeli occupation policies, ethical responsibility )

- 4 hours ago -
The current situation cannot continue. Those responding to the crisis in Gaza must speak out not only about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza but also the politics that are at the roots of that crisis. It is time for radical action.
San Bernardino County DA Creates Unit to Prosecute Animal Cruelty
Society & Culture  (tags: San Bernadino, abuse, americans, culture, government, humans, society, violence )

- 1 day ago -
A link between animal cruelty and other crimes âEUR" especially domestic violence âEUR" has prompted the San Bernardino County District AttorneyâEUR(TM)s Office to create a new unit to prosecute animal cruelty cases, District Attorney Mike Ramos announced Thursday
The Reviling Fight Against Gender Neutral Bathrooms
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, ethics, society, culture )

- 18 hours ago -
Last January, Utah state Rep. Michael Kennedy (R-Alpine) made a stir by introducing legislation to block safe bathroom access for transgender individuals.
How to Tell If You Have Native American Indian in Your Bloodline.
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indian, Bloodline, Birthright, Research )

- 7 hours ago -
People have different reasons for wanting to know whether they have American Indian in their bloodline.Some want to know whether the stories they heard about Indians being in their family tree are true, others want the benefits they believe they are due
Oldest House in Britain Discovered to Be 11,500 Years Old!
Society & Culture  (tags: Oldest Home, Britain, Archeologists, Discovery )

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The earliest human inhabitants of what is today the British Isles came here 500,000 years ago. This house is dated 11,500 years old.
Daniel Berrigan, US Anti-War Priest and Poet, Dies at 94
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, world, society, obituary, religion, media, news, law, ethics, culture, activists, celebrity, politics, humans )

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Daniel Berrigan, a Jesuit priest,poet & peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files to protest the Vietnam War,died on Saturday at 94. Berrigan died at the Murray-Weigel Jesuit Community in New York's Bronx borough,America magazine said
Florida Officer Fired and Arrested After Video Shows Him Beating Handcuffed Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, ethics, law, police, society, women )

Cheryl A.
- 9 hours ago -
"The Jacksonville SheriffâEUR(TM)s Office in Florida said it fired and arrested one of its own this week after the officer repeatedly struck a handcuffed woman in a jail, an incident authorities caught on film." Peace.
Archaeologists Find Human Bones Under Cincinnati Music Hall
Society & Culture  (tags: Archeologists, Cincinnati, Music Hall )

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The property under Cincinnati Music Hall was a public burial ground in 1818, and bones have been popping up since construction began for the building in 1876.
The Story Behind PrinceâEUR(TM)s Low-Profile Generosity to Green Causes | Grist
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, activists, Musicians, Icons, Green For All, #YesWeCode, Prince, Prince Roger Nelson, Van Jones, Charity, world, society, death, arts, children )

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Dude was awesome in so many ways. ;_; In the outpouring of media coverage after PrinceâEUR(TM)s death at the age of 57 last week, fans around the globe began to learn more about the notoriously private star âEUR" including that he gave away a lot of money.

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