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Worldwide Persecution of Christians at An 'Unprecedented' High, With 11 Believers Killed for Their Faith Every Hour
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, Christians )

Penny
- 1 day ago - gospelherald.com
Breitbart News reports that in a presentation before the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade this past week, McAreavey emphasized that Christianity is the most oppressed religion in the world, as believers are severely persecuted 110 countries
Wanted: Saudi Arabia Seeks Eight Executioners as Beheadings Soar
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Muslims, Islam, executioners, culture, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 1 day ago - world.einnews.com
Saudi Arabia is looking for eight religious functionaries, or in modern parlance, executioners.
Watch Michelle Duggar Accept 'Mother of the Year' Award From Pastor Who Resigned for Adultery
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, 'Mother of the Year, ethics, family, humans, society, safety, culture, freedoms, law )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - rawstory.com
At same time Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar were covering up the fact that their eldest son Josh was molesting young girls ~ including his sisters ~ the mother of 19 was traveling around the country accepting awards for being "Mother of the Year."
DonâEUR(TM)t Force Students to Undergo Transvaginal Probes
Society & Culture  (tags: students, transvaginal probes, valencia college, florida, coursework, americans, education, ethics, humans, rights, women, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Valencia College in Florida is being sued by two students who say they were forced to undergo transvaginal ultrasounds as part of their coursework.
TLC: Cancel This Child Molester's Show
Society & Culture  (tags: Child Abuse, TV Show, sexually assaulted, crime, dishonesty, prosecution, punishment, protection, ethics )

Sabine
- 19 hours ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
BREAKING: Newly released police reports show that a major reality TV star, Josh Duggar, admitted to sexually assaulting 5 young girls. But despite growing outrage, TLC refuses to take his show off its network.
How Long Did TLC Know About Molestation Claims Against Josh Duggar?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, society, culture, family, ethics, TLC, Duggar family, law, news, sadness, safety, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
According to In Touch, Jim Bob did not immediately go to law enforcement authorities after his son admitted to some of the molestation claims made against him. Up until now, the family courted only the kind of controversy they wanted.
TLC: Cancel This Child Molester's Show
Society & Culture  (tags: child molester, tlc, tv, show, police reports, Josh Duggar, assault, sexual assault, girls, abuse, children, corruption, culture, humans, society, violence )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Newly released police reports show that a major reality TV star, Josh Duggar, admitted to sexually assaulting 5 young girls. But despite growing outrage, TLC refuses to take his show off its network.
Mike Huckabee Defends Josh Duggar in Sexual Assault Scandal: 'Good People Make Mistakes'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, crime, dishonesty, ethics, family, humans, law, media, news, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, women, world )

Caree
- 9 hours ago - msn.com
Mike Huckabee defended Josh Duggar in a Facebook post on Friday, in the wake of DuggarâEUR(TM)s admission that he sexually assaulted children, including his sisters, when he was a teen. In a statement of support for the family, the Republican presidential-
Girl Scouts Welcomes Transgender Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: Girl Scouts, Transgender Girls, Inclusion )

Brian
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
Transgender girls are welcome in the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, a stance that has attracted controversy from some conservative groups over the past week.
Amid Sexual Abuse Reports, Josh Duggar Resigns From Anti-Gay Family Research Council
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
How very Christian of him.. To rape them, that is.
Social Media Companies: Do Your Part To Stop Trolling
Society & Culture  (tags: trolling ethics abuse )

Darlene
- 1 day ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
trolling
Russian Colonel Stanislav Petrov Saved the World By Refusing to Press the Red Nuclear Button The Man Who Saved the World By Doin
Society & Culture  (tags: movie, hero, nuclear war, education, environment, ethics, family, humans, media, news, world, safety, society, women, americans, russians, cold war )

Frank
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
Stanislav Petrov was working at a secret bunker called Serpukhov-15 near Moscow at the height of the Cold War when he saw an incoming nuclear missile on his satellite screen
Tell Congress to Invest in a 21st Century Transportation System
Society & Culture  (tags: transportation, government, society, safety, americans )

Alice
- 1 day ago - secure.sierraclub.org
It is critical that Congress show real leadership by extending the current transportation bill, then crafting a long-term transportation bill that reduces our dependence on oil. Please Sign !!!!!!
"Beats for Peace" Big Dance Event Fires Up Nejmeh Square, Leaving a Trail of Smiles Across Lebanon
Society & Culture  (tags: Lebanon, Beirut, Big Dance, Beats for Peace, schools, students, British Council Lebanon, diversity, culture, society, GoodNews )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - nna-leb.gov.lb
1000 students from 18 public and private schools participated in the Big Dance "Beats for Peace". This is all about bringing young people together, from the public & private school sectors, to learn from one another & appreciate the diversity of Lebanon
France to Force Big Supermarkets to Give Unsold Food to Charities
Society & Culture  (tags: france, food, supermarkets, charities, legislation, culture, ethics, GoodNews, humans, interesting, world )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - theguardian.com
Legislation barring stores from spoiling and throwing away food is aimed at tackling epidemic of waste alongside food poverty
Ireland Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, ethics, Ireland, legalize, same-sex, marriage, gay, homosexuality, dublin, gayrights )

Darren
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
DUBLIN âEUR" Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the worldâEUR(TM)s first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.
Ireland Says YES! to Equalityin World-First Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: ireland, Marriage Equality, yes, victory.culture, ethics, family, gayrights, GoodNews, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - samesame.com.au
TodayâEUR(TM)s marriage equality YES vote in Ireland is a historic turning-point in the worldwide quest for equal marriage rights âEUR" itâEUR(TM)s the first time the issue his been put to a public vote, and itâEUR(TM)s a resounding VICTORY.
Decrying Corporate Greed, McDonald's Cooks and Cashiers Confront Shareholders
Society & Culture  (tags: $15.00 an hour )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
'McDonaldâEUR(TM)s workers are rightly bringing the fight for $15 an hour and the right to form a union to their employerâEUR(TM)s doorstep.'
The End of Religion as We Know It: Why Churches Can No Longer Hide the Truth
Society & Culture  (tags: Religion, Spirituality, Clergy, Atheism, Transparency, End of Religion )

Brian
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Daniel Dennett on closeted atheist clergy and our new age of radical transparency.
A Month to Remember, a Month to Act
Society & Culture  (tags: Memorial Day, Veterans, #VeteransMatter, Duty, Service, Honor, Help, PTSD, Unemployment, Homelessness )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - veteransmatter.org
What if Memorial Day meant SAVING veterans' lives, not just commemorating them? Tens of thousands of former servicemen and women need our help right now if we want to make sure next Memorial Day we're not placing flags at their graves.
Ted Cruz: Gays Should Stop Demanding Equal Rights Because ISIS Would Execute Them
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
Especially considering he is a supporter of the group that started ISIS....
Watch Homeless Man Reduce Commuters to Tears With Beautiful Beethoven Rendition on Railway Station Piano
Society & Culture  (tags: music, homeless, freedoms, education, culture, rights, sadness, society, world, arts )

Frank
- 15 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
At first, a police officer was trying to eject the homeless man from the station - but then THIS happened
5 Years Old´s Touching Gesture Feeds Homeless Man   video
Society & Culture  (tags: children, GoodNews, child, education, interesting, family )

Olga
- 42 minutes ago - youtube.com
What should be a normal gesture still causes surprise. Should we not teach our children to be good, to help the poor? What I loved about the boys was that he invited everyone in the place to hel and pray for the homeless man.
Sold! to the Man With $12,400: A Pair of Japanese Melons
Society & Culture  (tags: melons, japanese, japan, auction, japan, fruit wholesaler, yubari melons )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - msn.com
A single pair of premium melons fetched an eye-watering 1.5 million yen ($12,400) at an auction in Japan on Friday. The winning bid was placed by a local fruit wholesaler for the first Yubari melons to go under the hammer this year at the Sapporo Centra
International Nut Rage Korean Airlines Executive Is Out of Jail!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, celebrity, children, ethics, family, privilege, UPDATE! )

Carol
- 17 hours ago - fortune.com
The case caused uproar in Korea, where Ms. ChoâEUR(TM)s behavior had been seen of typical of the high-handed attitude of the ruling class towards ordinary people. Ms. Cho is the eldest daughter of KALâEUR(TM)s chairman Cho Yang-Ho.
How An Iraqi Friar Saved Ancient Christian Manuscripts From IS
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, catholic church, iraq, terrorists, manuscripts, manuscripts, culture, freedoms, interesting, news, society, world )

Frank
- 17 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
"You are going to get us killed with your archives," Michaeel's assistant Watheq Qassab grumbled as he struggled to carry six boxes of the documents dated between the 13th and 19th century across the border from Iraq into Kurdistan in August last year."
MEPs Debate State of Turkey - EU Accession Talks
Society & Culture  (tags: Turkey, EU membership accession debate 20 May )

Rosie
- 16 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
MEPs continued their plenary sitting by debating Turkey's position on 20 May. The country has been negotiating accession since 2005, becoming an official EU membership candidate in 1999. It's road to potential membership has been beset with difficulties.
Mom: 'Pastor Outed on Grindr Told My Gay Teen Son to Kill Himself'
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
Well, it's the Christian thing to do.....
 

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