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Tell Congress to Write and Pass Common Sense Gun Control - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Parkland, Florida, school shooting, background checks, wait period, gun control )

- 1 day ago -
Solve this issue, pass expanded background checks, nationwide waiting periods, other forms of gun control, and put a stop to the suffering.
PETITION - Ask Your Members of Congress to Demand ICE Officials Reunite Jose and Baby Mateo and Never Split Up Another Family I
Society & Culture  (tags: members of congress, ICE officials, reuniting, family, immigration, ethics, freedoms, humans, rights, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Jose and baby Mateo were fleeing the threat of targeted killings in their home country of El Salvador, and Jose and his wife made the impossible decision of splitting up the family so that Jose D.F. and Mateo could seek asylum and safety
Gun Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, violence, murder, safety, congress )

- 1 day ago -
Sad, Disgusting, Angry
Sign and Send a Petition to Your Member of Congress: Keep Your Thoughts and Prayers. Take Action to Reduce Gun Violence.
Society & Culture  (tags: School Shootings, armed attacks, violence prevention, stronger controls, military-style assault, protection of the vulnerable, gun control laws, accessibility, gun lobby, needless death, safety and security, society, politics )

- 1 day ago -
As of February 14, there have been 18 shootings in U.S. schools this year. According to Everytown for Gun Safety, the gun homicide rate in the U.S. is 25 times higher than that of other developed countries. States with more guns have more deaths, and...
Petition - Punish Mother Accused of Feeding Child Bleach
Society & Culture  (tags: brutal violence, Child Abuse, autistic child, punishments that fit the crime, children's rights, Justice for victims, Child Welfare Act, prevention of mistreatment, protection of the vulnerable, safety and security )

- 1 day ago -
Punish mother accused of feeding child bleach to 'cure' autism. An Indiana mother has been arrested for allegedly lacing her daughter's drinks with bleach, after which the girl was removed from her home for safety.
Petition - Congress: End the Ban on Federal Gun Violence Research
Society & Culture  (tags: School Shootings, armed attacks, violence prevention, stronger controls, military-style assault, protection of the vulnerable, gun control laws, accessibility, gun lobby, needless death, safety and security, society, politics )

- 14 hours ago -
Lift the congressional ban on federal gun violence research. The U.S. has the highest number of guns per capita of any country, and there have been over 1,500 mass shootings since the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012.
5 Similarities Between Ancient Rome's Decline And Today's United States
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, ancient, history )

- 1 day ago -
Will America end up like Rome?
VIDEO: Palestinian Victim Sues Dutch Supplier of Israeli Attack Dogs
Society & Culture  (tags: Netherlands, Fourth Geneva, occupation excess force/violence, palestinian human rights abuses, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, landthefts-zionism, Occupied Palestinian territories, Al-Haq, Attack Dogs, Four Winds K9, world )

- 1 day ago -
A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank is suing the Dutch company that supplied the dogs Israeli soldiers used to attack him when he was a child
Trump's $4.4 Trillion Butcher's Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, tax cuts, greed, pollution, health care, insurance, public aid, SNAP, food stamps, Social Security )

- 15 hours ago -
Trump's budget proposal would be paid for on the backs of children, poor people, the elderly and the disabled, with a couple hundred billion left over for the Pentagon.
The Skills Trap: Why the Right Wants to Narrow What Schools Teach
Society & Culture  (tags: education, students, thinking, schools )

- 15 hours ago -
AlterNet education contributor Jennifer Berkshire and co-host Jack Schneider explore the push to limit higher education for working-class and poor students to vocational skills.
The NRA Called Me Asking Questions, Didn't Expect Answers
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, violence, gun safety )

- 15 hours ago -
I recently discovered that you have not known true joy until a telemarketer from an organization you detest hangs up on you.
Florida Massacre Survivor Unloads on Trump: 'I Don't Want Your Condolences'
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, guns, hypocrisy, massacres, bloodbaths, mass shootings )

- 15 hours ago -
A survivor of Wednesday's Florida massacre hit out at President Donald Trump after the U.S. leader offered his "prayers and condolences" to families of the victims of the high school shooting that left at least 17 adults and children dead.
Belgian Court Orders Facebook to Stop Tracking Web Users (Update)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, activists, ethics, freedoms, government, law, internet, politics, rights, society, news, education, court, belgium, facebook, tracking users, privacy and surveillance )

- 10 hours ago -
The Belgian court ruling comes amid increased efforts in Europe to boost privacy protections in a digital economy dominated by US giants A Belgian court on Friday ordered Facebook to stop tracking internet users in Belgium who have no accounts...
How Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, government, humans, law, education, corruption, society, politics, rights, sadness, safety, violence, interesting, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, capitalism, greed and selfishness, inequality, pimps and thieves of suit and tie, banks )

- 10 hours ago -
That's not hyperbole... There is ample evidence for a growing inability of people around the world to maintain the basic human needs of physical health and mental stability and a living wage and a desire to live in peace. Most of us recognize..
Australian Politician Who Attacked Gay Marriage Leaves Wife for Lover - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, family, ethics, politics )

- 9 hours ago -
Deputy Prime Minister Faces Widespread Criticism Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is world renowned for being a staunch opponent of same-sex marriage.
Nick Goepper Goes From Contemplating Suicide to Olympic Silver Medalist in PyeongChang
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, sports )

- 5 hours ago -
A true comeback story if there ever was one.
Museum of the Moon..
Society & Culture  (tags: culture )

- 59 minutes ago -
Museum of the Moon allows us to observe and contemplate cultural similarities and differences around the world, and consider the latest moon science. Depending on where the artwork is presented, its meaning and interpretation will shift.

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