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Fire Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis for Illegally Refusing to Issue Gay Marriage Licenses
Society & Culture  (tags: gay marriage, Kentucky, marriage licenses, same-sex marriage, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - new.leftaction.com
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Fourteenth Amendment gives everyone the right to marry -- regardless of their sexual orientation. Therefore, it is illegal to deny any couple that right, even if there is a personal objection from the official issuing
Icelanders to Refugees: You're Welcome Here
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, humans, news, politics, religion, rights, safety, sadness, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
A social media movement is pushing for officials in Reykjavík to do more to help displaced people find homes....
Debate Questions We Want To Hear - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: CNN, Presidential debates, corruption, money in politics, governmental reforms, petition )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - washpirg.webaction.org
Tell CNN we want questions that ask candidates how they'll take on big money in politics.
Apache Betrayed By Congress - Save Their Spiritual Land!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, government, humans, religion, sacred lands )

Joyce
- 22 hours ago - sierra.force.com
Oak Flat, Arizona is sacred to the Apache. A defense bill in Congress threatens to give that land to a foreign mining company with close ties to 2 Arizona congressmen. We need to STOP this from happening. They need their sacred lands to be kept sacred
This Is What GreeceâEUR(TM)s Refugee Crisis Really Looks Like
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, family, ethics, humans, law, media, news, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Lesbos, Athens, and northern GreeceâEUR"In the baking midday August heat on the Greek island of Lesbos, Ziad Mouatash bounces out of an overcrowded inflatable raft and touches EU soil for the first time. ...
Muslim Flight Attendant Sues Because Job Makes Her Serve Drinks
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim flight attendant, Muslims, Islam, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, religion )

Penny
- 1 day ago - frontpagemag.com
So far we ve had Muslim suing because their jobs involved scanning groceries customers bought that they didn t approve of. This was the logical next step. And the same left that howls that Christian pharmacists must fill prescriptions for medications
Support the Equality Act - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, marriage equality, Equality Act, petition )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - action.tammyduckworth.com
While a major victory on marriage equality was achieved, there still is work to do to ensure that LGBT citizens do not face job loss, eviction or discrimination because of who they love.
COBRA GYPSIES (Rajasthan India) Nomadic People, Dancers,Musicians.   video
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, humans, society, India )

M
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
Full Documentary - Cobra Gypsies The Kalbelia Tribe or Rajasthan Gypsies
Who Is the Judge in the Freddie Gray Trial?
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, death, government, politics, law, murder, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - baltimoresun.com
Barry Glenn Williams has been an Associate Judge with the Baltimore City Circuit Court since December 2005. On Wednesday, he'll become a bit more of a household name...peace.
The Number of Americans Living on Less Than $2 a Day Is Skyrocketing
Society & Culture  (tags: family, needy families, assistance, United States, low income, WBO )

Beryl
- 15 hours ago - alternet.org
Research shows 1.5 million households and 3 million children are living in desperate economic conditions.
Arabs Praise Israeli Soldier for Restraint
Society & Culture  (tags: IDF, Israel, soldiers, Palestinians, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, religion, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 1 day ago - unitedwithisrael.org
A violent attack on an Israeli soldier attempting to arrest a rock-throwing Palestinian boy generated praise by private Arab citizens for the IDFs restraint as well as criticism of their own leadership.
Abbas PA and Fatah Endorse Continued Conflict at the Temple Mount
Society & Culture  (tags: Al Aqsa, Temple Mount, Muslims, Islam, terror, Israel, Jews, Jerusalem, abuse, crime, dishonesty, religion, safety, violence )

Penny
- 1 day ago - palwatch.org
Abbas PA and Fatah endorse continued conflict at the Temple Mount, encouraging Ribat ~ religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic ~ claiming it is to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque
Dispatches: Why I Shared a Horrific Photo of a Drowned Syrian Child
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, media, news, obituary, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 14 hours ago - hrw.org
I thought long and hard before I retweeted the photo of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi. It shows the lifeless toddler, lying face down on a popular Turkish beach, one of eleven Syrians who have almost certainly died as they tried to reach safety ...
Gaza Attack Pushed US Electrical WorkersâEUR(TM) Union to Back Israel Boycott
Society & Culture  (tags: United Electrical, trade union activism, BDS, #GazaUnderAttack, Black Lives Matter, Omar Barghouti, Black for Palestine, UAW 2865, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE, news, media, usa, americans )

Jess
- 11 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America âEUR" known as UE âEUR" has voted to back the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) on Israel.
Rolling Stones Guitarist Keith Richards Calls Metallica and Black Sabbath 'Great Jokes,' Says Rap Is for 'Tone-Deaf People' in F
Society & Culture  (tags: music, culture, society, rolling stones, celebrity, arts, humans )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Richards at the Glastonbury Festival in Britain in 2013 the guitaristâEUR(TM)s new solo work is called Crosseyed Heart.
Training Camps for Girls in Gaza Another Form of Palestinian Child Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Hamas, Palestinians, Muslims, war crimes, children, corruption, crime, religion, safety, women )

Penny
- 21 hours ago - algemeiner.com
Pictures of the August 10 graduation ceremony of an all~girl, nine~day summer training camp in the Gaza Strip show the 12 to 18~year-old participants, approximately 1,000 in number, marching and wielding weapons.
Humane Society Issues Warning After 80 Cats Turned Up Dead or Dying Since June
Society & Culture  (tags: AnimalWelfare, abused, abuse, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, investigation, killed, killing, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering )

ELIZABETH
- 19 hours ago - calgaryherald.com
More than 80 cats turned up dead or dying at the Calgary Humane Society in the past three months, sparking warnings from police and animal rights officials that pet owners should keep their furry critters indoors.
The Refugee Crisis That Isn't
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, media, news, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 14 hours ago - hrw.org
European leaders may differ about how to respond to the asylum-seekers and migrants surging their way, but they seem to agree they face a crisis of enormous proportions. Germany's Angela Merkel has called it "the biggest challenge ...
Judge Tells Couple They Can't Get Divorced Because of Gay Marriage - Daily KOS
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, sadness, gayrights, culture, ethics, politics, law )

Milde
- 1 hour ago - dailykos.com
[Hamilton County Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton] said the Supreme Court must clarify "when a marriage is no longer a marriage." Otherwise, he contended, state courts are impaired from addressing marriage and divorce litigation altogether.
Do a Good Deed and Support the Associations' All at School "," Chain of Hope "and" AFEV "
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, child, all at school, girls school, education of womenn, schooling of girls. human rightssociety, world, women, rights )

Christine
- 22 minutes ago - laflammemarieclaire.org
For the third consecutive year, Marie Claire launches Operation "Torch Marie Claire". All profits from the sale of the Candle Flame Marie Claire is entirely donated to associations
This Family Is Saving the Lives of Thousands of Migrants
Society & Culture  (tags: saving lives, migrants, EU, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, GoodNews, humans, safety, world )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - facebook.com
VIDEO While the EU argues over what to do about its migrant problem, one family has taken matters into its own hands.
'Rugrats' Revival? Nickelodeon Mulls Return of Classic Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: tv, children, media )

Glenn
- 9 hours ago - variety.com
I hope that they do so. It would be great to see those old shows again.
Huckabee Tweets Support For Kim Davis After SheâEUR(TM)s Ordered To Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, government, politics, rights, news, culture )

Earths
- 2 hours ago - washington.cbslocal.com
ASHLAND, Ky. (CBSDC/AP) -- A defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her "conscience will not allow" her to follow a federal judge's orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
Prison Guard 'Beat Up' Squad Accused of Killing Inmate: Why Prison Abuse Is So Common and Overlooked
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, government, culture, crime, abuse, dishonesty, politics, rights, violence, safety )

Milde
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
America is the only democracy in the world that doesn't have independent oversight of prisons.
   

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