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PETITION - Close Gaping Loophole in Rape Law
Society & Culture  (tags: laws on sexual misuses, rape crimes, loopholes, Justice for victims, prevention of sexual abuse, protection of the vulnerable, harsher punishment for rapers, rights, politics, ethics, justice system )

- 1 day ago -
recent Oklahoma court declined to prosecute a boy for forcible oral sodomy because of a loophole in the law that disregards oral and anal rapes that occur while the victim is unconscious. Sign the petition and demand that the law be amended.
Protest Song Of The Week: 'I Had No Right' By Dar Williams
Society & Culture  (tags: Father Daniel Berrigan, peace activist, Dar Williams )

- 1 day ago -
Legendary peace activist Father Daniel Berrigan died at 94 years-old on April 30. Inspired by Berrigan, singer-songwriter Dar Williams penned the song 'I Had No Right', recalling his anti-war actions with the Catonsville 9.
Good News: Girls Invent A Smart Cane For The Blind (Video)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, women, girls, good news, kindness, blind people )

- 1 day ago -
Two girls invented a smart cane to help the blind. It's equipped with sensors that detect obstacles.
Free Journalist, Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, corruption, freedoms, petition to sign )

- 22 hours ago -
Khadija Ismayilova is an award-winning journalist. It was her work investigating and reporting on corruption at the highest levels in AzerbaijanâEUR(TM)s government that led to her seven-and-a-half-year prison on spurious charges last year.
Justice for Special Needs Student Allegedly Raped By Classmate
Society & Culture  (tags: Raped by Classmate, Student with an IQ of Second Grader )

- 4 hours ago -
Target: Douglas Chin, Hawaii Attorney General! Goal: Improve security for special needs students in order to prevent sexual assault. A special needs student with an IQ of second grader was reportedly raped by Classmate in the high schools unisex bathroom
Society & Culture  (tags: journalist, muhammad bekzhanov, Uzbek, abuse, activists, freedoms, government, rights )

- 1 day ago -
Muhammad Bekzhanov is one of the worldâEUR(TM)s longest-imprisoned journalists. Uzbek authorities seem determined to keep him behind bars and silence his voice.
Reform the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Society & Culture  (tags: Jackson Students Jail, Students Rights )

- 1 day ago -
Target: Delesicia Martin, Superintendent! Goal: Protect students from unnecessary entanglement in the criminal justice system. In Jackson, Mississippi, students are being jailed for minor classroom transgressions.
Stop the Ritual Murders of People With Albinism
Society & Culture  (tags: ritual killlings, africa, malawi, albinism, ritual uses, abuse, children, corruption, culture, environment, humans, society, world )

- 6 hours ago -
Ritual killings are on the rise in the African nation of Malawi. People with the genetic condition of albinism are at grave risk of being hunted for their bones, which are then sold for for ritual uses.
Donald Trump Is What Happens When You Screw the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, freedoms, society )

- 5 hours ago -
The populist groundswell that gave Trump the nomination follows decades of policies that devastated Main Street.
Fair Game? Hunting Lobby's Attacks on the RSPCA Are Proof of Its Effectiveness
Society & Culture  (tags: Blood Sports, Fox Hunting, Animal Cruelty, R.S.P.C.A )

- 1 day ago -
In 1822 'Martin's Act' was passed. It prompted the founding two years later of the SPCA (it became 'Royal' in 1840), to ensure the enforcement of the law protecting horses, cows and other livestock.
Why FranceâEUR(TM)s Domestic Ivory Ban Following Kenya Burn Is Timely, Important
Society & Culture  (tags: france, ivory, sale of ivory, southern france, abuse, culture, environment, humans, government, world )

- 1 day ago -
IFAW rejoices in this decision, but it goes without saying that we will now follow up on its strict implementation. It is about time that France distanced itself from this bloody trade.
Open Season for LGBT Attacks in Kyrgyzstan
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, safety, gayrights, law, world, Kygyzstan )

- 16 hours ago -
Closer ties with Russia and strict new laws mean gay people live in fear as violence goes unpunished
Gay Man Beaten in His Own Neighborhood Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: United Homophobic, States of America, Human Rights on the A.., Usual Racist Police )

- 2 hours ago -
Target: David O Neal Brown, Chief of the Dallas Police Department! Goal: Intensify police efforts to combat anti-LGBT violence. Craig Knapp was insulted with a homophobic slur and attacked while taking a friends dog for an early morning walk.
What Has Been Going on Is Completely Wrong. Bomb Threats Day After Day, Keeping Everyone Uneasy & Upset! PETITION!
Society & Culture  (tags: threats in schools )

- 1 day ago -
This Petition has been started to show how concerned the community is as one! Schools need to allow online school work if these bomb threats do not stop and continue..
VIDEO - Palestine: Gaza Marks World Press Freedom Day
Society & Culture  (tags: World Press Freedom Day, Gaza siege, torture, mistreatment-medical negligence, solidarity, detained Palestinian journalists, occupation, World Press Freedom Day, world, journalism, IFJ, zionism, illegal administrative detention, rights, media-news, usa )

- 5 hours ago -
On Saturday, several Palestinian journalists were injured in a demonstration in the occupied West Bank by Israeli troops firing tear gas and stun grenades
Takata Air Bag Recall Could More Than Double
Society & Culture  (tags: Vehicles, airbags, americans, children, education, environment, family, transportation, travel, violence, women, usa, government, humans )

- 4 hours ago -
The people say the government wants the Japanese company to issue a recall that could more than double the 28.8 million Takata inflators that already must be replaced.
VIDEO - Activists March Against Police Shooting of a 14 Year Old in Baltimore
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, POLICE, children's rights, CHILDREN, accountability, justice, death, Baltimore, Dedric Colvin, excess force, Racial profiling, discrimination violence, culture, americans, activists, abuse, world, usa, news, media, family )

- 1 day ago -
A year after protests against the killing of Freddie Gray grabbed international attention, police shoot a 14 year old
The Odds of a Black Man Being Pulled Over By the Cops, or Anyone Who Doesn't "Fit the Profile"
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, race, police, sexism, racism, humans, politics, rights, society, crime, abuse )

- 7 hours ago -
Race is often more of a factor in traffic stops than many like to admit. In this infographic, the odds of being pulled over by the police are explored through the lens of both race and gender. Would love to hear your thoughts on it.
TTIP Leaks
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, news, society, rights, ethics, freedoms )

- 4 hours ago -
Greenpeace Netherlands has released secret TTIP negotiation documents.
While the World Wakes Up, the World Falls Apart
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, society )

- 1 day ago -
What a wild ride 2016 continues to be. The good news is that people continue to wake up in droves and its causing even the most highly indoctrinated to question the âEUR~beliefsâEUR(TM) theyâEUR(TM)ve been âEUR~designedâEUR(TM) with.
The Subtle Linguistics of Polite White Supremacy - Medium
Society & Culture  (tags: Polite White Supremacy, linguistics, racism, prejudice, power, Black Lives Matter, police shootings, evasiveness )

- 53 minutes ago -
I like to call it, after a few drinks, Chad Crow, the super chill grandson of Jim Crow. No but seriously, Polite White Supremacy is very real. So why is it that we must specifically say 'Polite White Supremacy' rather than Racism? LINGUISTICS MATTER.

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