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Petition | Stop Gay Marriage | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: bigotry, homophobia, Equalrights, LGBTMarriage, MarriageEquality, Propaganda, USCCB, USConferenceofCatholicBishops )

BMutiny
- 12 hours ago - change.org
THIS PETITION SHOULD NOT BE SIGNED. It's on change.org, not on Care2. But, it's AN EXAMPLE OF THE KIND OF PROPAGANDA THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT, and the USConferenceofCatholicBishops, is using to TRY TO STOP EQUALITY IN MARRIAGE. Be forewarned! But DON'T SIGN!
Marijuana Vending Machines May Make It a Snap to Get Mile High in Colorado
Society & Culture  (tags: marijuana, hash brownies, culture, society, law )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - takepart.com
They'll dispense weed edibles, such as pot brownies, at the push of a button.
Tell Congress: Support the Child CARE Act *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, ethics, family, government, humans, politics, rights, society, women )

Frans
- 1 day ago - action.momsrising.org
The Child CARE Act is an important bill introduced by U.S. Representative Donna Edwards as part of the Women's Economic Agenda. Now pull out your slide ruler because this fix sounds complicated, but will have a great outcome if passed: More people ...
Help End Domestic Slavery in Hong Kong
Society & Culture  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, Refugees&Relief, media, violence, UnitedNations, news, humans, government, ethics, crime, corruption, world, china, freedoms, society, conflict, abuse, business, corruption, economy, dishonesty, government, humans, money, society )

Wendy
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
After eight months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one-way ticket home and a frightening threat--tell anyone and your parents will be killed
Is Zionism Compatible With Democracy?
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, zionism, democracy. Palestinian human rights, violations, Shlomo Ben Ami, discrimination, apartheid israeli state, Mehdi Hasan, expulsion, land anexation, Diana Buttu, Gaza, Palestinian refugees, racism, right to self-determination )

Jess
- 1 day ago - aljazeera.com
Transcript: Shlomo Ben Ami - The full text of our debate with the former Israeli foreign minister, on whether Zionism is compatible with democracy.
Israeli Mom's Invention Allows Disabled Kids to Walk for First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, family, goodnews, Israel, Harness, disabled )

Rob and J
- 21 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
When told her son had cerebral palsy and would be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, this Israeli mom decided she would spend years building a device that would allow him to stand on his legs and walk, just like everyone else.
Pushback Continues: States Grow Increasingly Wary of Common Core
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, education, ethics, family, freedoms, GoodNews, humans, interesting, rights, society, usa )

Carol
- 17 hours ago - blog.heritage.org
Common Core is on the ropes. More and more states are pulling back from the national standards as the 2014-15 school year implementation deadline looms near.
Army Judge Denies Clemency for Manning
Society & Culture  (tags: Chelsea Manning, court, pardon, denied, Wikileaks )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - msnbc.com
An Army judge has denied Chelsea Manning's request for clemency and upheld the 35-year sentence she received after being convicted of leaking a trove of classified information to the whistelblower website Wikileaks in 2010
How America's Downward Decline Affects You
Society & Culture  (tags: Economic Decline, US, Destabilized Economy, Class War, Inequality, Downward Mobility, Hardship )

Brian
- 1 day ago - popularresistance.org
"According to research by Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, the "difference between wealth held by the top 1 percent and the rest of us has climbed back up to levels not seen since the roaring 20s."
DAVID CAMERON: STOP FRACKING
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, consumers, business, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, energy, environment, ethics, investors, investing, humans, government, money, news, politics, law, SustainableDevelopment, finance, society, marketing, lies, NewTechnology, concept, en )

Wendy
- 1 day ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
Dear David Cameron, Please reconsider your position on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, immediately and instead champion clean energy sources which do not risk our global climate, the natural environment and our health. >> PLEASE SIGN
NY Times Profile of Gazan Long Distance Runner Reveals Reality of Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: Gazan, nader al-Masri, Palestine, long distance runner, Beijing Olympics, West Bank, freedom ofmovement, Israel blockade, repression, incitement, human rights, tyranny, apartheid regime, Free Gaza, end all us military aid to Israel )

Jess
- 22 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
I was saddened to learn recently, that Nader al-Masri, the Gazan long distance runner, who represented Palestine in the 2008 Beijing Olympics by running in the 5000 kilometer race, had been denied entry into the West Bank.
Israeli Police Injure Dozens at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque
Society & Culture  (tags: Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Jerusalem, Israeli police, abuses-aggression, rubber-coated bullets, wounded, Jewish sacrifices, iinfringement-trespass, provocations, Israel terrorism, Impunitystun grenade canisters, Passover, assault Palestinian worshipers )

Jess
- 17 hours ago - english.al-akhbar.com
Israeli police wounded dozens of Palestinians were wounded in clashes that erupted Wednesday when Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound was opened to Jewish visitors
Sign How Many Workers Will Die for Qatar's World Cup?
Society & Culture  (tags: slavery, Qatar, World Cup )

Dogan
- 6 hours ago - act.watchdog.net
How many workers will die for Qatar's World Cup?
Just Another Day of Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: illegal occupation, IDF soldiers, discrimination, targeting Palestinian civilian populatio, Israeli media, racism, ethnic cleansing, end all US aid to Israel, settlement of Yitzhar, )

Jess
- 1 day ago - blog.yesh-din.org
A group of ten settlers assaults two Palestinian farmers, with IDF troops as bystanders. Just another day of occupation
Why We Do It
Society & Culture  (tags: palestinemarathon, right to freedom of movement, UN Human Rights, discrimination, roadblocks, israeli occupation, violations, end all us miltary aid to israel, free Palestine, racism, checkpoints, military zones, apartheid illegal wall, freedoms )

Jess
- 22 hours ago - palestinemarathon.com
The right to movement is a basic human right as stipulated in Article 13 of the UN Human Rights Charter: Everyone has the right to freedom of movement.
VIDEO - Ireland and Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: Ireland, Israeli oppression, Israeli illegal occupation, israel state terrorisim, Israel boycott, israel apartheid state, Palestinian human rights, freedoms, end the occupation of Palestine, Free Gaza, BDS, end all us miltary aid to israel, racism )

Jess
- 18 hours ago - presstv.ir
This doc shows how the Palestinian and Irish people sympathized with each other, because both of them are struggling for freedom.
Reported 19,601 Firearms Lost or Stolen Last Year
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, congress, dishonesty, americans, crime, government, Govtfearmongering, culture, society, violence )

James
- 6 hours ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
ATF: Nearly 20,000 firearms lost or stolen last year from FFL holders 4/15/14 - The nation's more than 60,000 Federal Firearms License holders reported 19,601 firearms lost or stolen in 2013, according to a new report published by the ATF but mandated b
Akagera: Rwanda's Beacon of Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: Akagera National Park, Rwanda, violence, post-genocide recovery, tourism, , Kigal, i )

Jess
- 1 day ago - ft.com
Tourism has played a key part in the country's post-genocide recovery, overtaking coffee and tea as the top source of foreign income.
Caleb Vigil #1
Society & Culture  (tags: education, family, humans, law, media, safety, transportation )

Dawn
- 15 hours ago - theselfmovement.org
This is a PSA done by TV production students to get the word out about the dangers of texting and driving to all. Please vote for them through the URL, the more votes the better chance of winning scholarship money and remind the world of texting danger.
World's Toughest Job   video
Society & Culture  (tags: job, demanding, full time, thought-provoking )

Evelyn
- 11 hours ago - youtu.be
Interviews for the world's toughest job: Unlimited hours. No breaks. The most important job is also the world's toughest job. Do watch all of it .... and share it!
Israeli Arab Journalist Arrested Upon Return From Beirut Visit
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli Arab journalist, Majd Kayyal, arrest, Gag order, discrimination violence, raid, freedom of movement-press, harassment-intimidation, activist writers, apartheid Israeli regime, protest vigil, haifa, release Majd Kayyal, safety, abuse, world )

Jess
- 7 hours ago - haaretz.com
Gag order lifted on on investigation of Majd Kayyal, an activist who had been attending 40-year anniversary bash by Lebanese paper he writes for
Tree-Sitter Opts for Jail Time to Highlight Injustice of Tar Sands Industry
Society & Culture  (tags: free speech, peaceful protest, civil disobedience, tree-sitter, tar sands )

Laura
- 3 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Jessica Clark, Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands tree sitter, plead guilty to criminal trespass in a La Porte County courthouse yesterday and was sentenced to 26 days in prison for blocking construction of Enbridge's Line 6B tar sands pipeline ...
About The Fur Fre Retailer Program
Society & Culture  (tags: skin, fashion, modell, Fur free retailer program, international effort, consumers, shopping, choice, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered )

Susanne
- 3 hours ago - furfreeretailer.com
The Fur Free Retailer Program is an international effort to give consumers accurate information about a retailer's fur policy, allowing consumers to make an informed choice when shopping.
New Mayor Fires Gay Police Chief
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, lgbt )

Rob
- 3 hours ago - liberalamerica.org
He made it known he wouldn't tolerate the town's gay police chief when he first took the office; when the chief investigated a questionable hire of the mayor, that was the excuse he used for firing her.
   

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