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Tell Mississippi to Let Andrea and Rebecca Get Married - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Lesbian marriage )

Slava
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mississippi's outdated and discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act has outlawed legal marriages in that state. But federal judges have stricken down such laws as unconstitutional in many states. Now Bickett and Sanders are hoping that they can get Mississi
Boko Haram 'Abducts Dozens More Nigerian Girls'
Society & Culture  (tags: Boko Haram, terrorists, abduction, jihadists, Nigeria, kidnapping, Islam )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Boko Haram has allegedly abducted dozens more girls in north-east Nigeria, damaging hopes of a ceasefire agreement with the government. The latest kidnappings took place during a large-scale assault by the insurgent group on two villages in the
Take ACTION for Transparency and Participation!
Society & Culture  (tags: Latin American and Caribbean Principle 1, government transparency, ethics, environment, business, money )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - action.ciel.org
The Latin American and Caribbean Declaration on Principle 10 is a promise from governments that they will work to ensure that all people in Latin America and the Caribbean are informed and can meaningfully participate in the environmental decisions that-
Make Your Voice Heard: Women Deserve a Fair Shot - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: Women Rights, women power )

Slava
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sign our pledge now and join thousands across the country who will vote to support the things that women need: a higher minimum wage, paid sick days, affordable child care, and access to basic health care services like contraception.
Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Islamic Center of NM
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Albuquerque New Mexico, Islamic Center of NM, Molotov cocktail, hate crime, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, ethics, culture, law, freedoms, violence, crime )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - krqe.com
Albuquerque police are on the hunt for the suspect who threw a Molotov cocktail at an Islamic center in Albuquerque. The incident happened between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Islamic Center of New Mexico near Yale and Avenida Caesar Chavez.
Feminist Scholars to Obama: End Prosecution of Palestinian Survivor of Sexual Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, women, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, Israel, Palestine, torture, government, ethics, rights, freedoms, society, news, law, politics, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
In 2004, award-winning filmmaker Buthina Canaan Khoury made the documentary Women in Struggle about four Palestinian women who were former detainees. She documents the physical, mental and sexual torture women experienced during interrogations.
Halt` Womans Exection!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights )

Elaine
- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
Human rights organisations believe that this woman has not had a fair trial . Please call on the supreme leader of Iran to halt the execution!
Robin Williams Was Facing Bankruptcy, Did Money Troubles Tip Him Over the Edge? | Daily Mail Online
Society & Culture  (tags: Robbie Williams, genius, stand up comedy )

Slava
- 23 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Robin Williams faced 'serious money troubles' shortly before his death. He was forced to accept a string of second-rate but lucrative acting roles which insiders say made his battle with depression even tougher.
Support Pet-Friendly Housing
Society & Culture  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, GoodNews, pets, goodnews, interesting, society, freedoms, interesting )

Clare
- 21 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Please sign as we all love our pets cause this should get your housing places to start this so you don't have to worry about this happening where you live as if you could have problems on day with finding new homes because you have problems in your cities
Antiscience Beliefs Jeopardize U.S. Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-Science, Ideology, Climate Denial, Evolution Denial, Anti-Biotechnology, Politics, Candidates, US, Sliding Backwards, Anti-Vaxxers )

Brian
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
"A large number of major party contenders for political office this year took antiscience positions against evolution, human-induced climate change, vaccines, stem cell research, and more."
Tennessee Toddler Traps Himself Inside An Arcade Game
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, americans, culture, family, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, women, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
The family of Colin Lambert said the 18-month-old usually finds himself in strange situations so they were not totally surprised Tuesday when he crawled inside a claw machine game at a Maryville laundromat. Firefighters rescued Colin and even gave him a..
Italy Charges Six Gay Activists for Kissing
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
The same right heterosexuals flaunt...
Bill Moyers: Grassroots Pro-Democracy Movement Must Rise to Challenge Corporate Control
Society & Culture  (tags: Solutions, U.S., Bill Moyers, Media, Democracy, People Power, Campaign Finance )

Judy
- 21 hours ago - commondreams.org
Ahead of final sign-off, veteran journalist tells viewers that reaching out to their fellow citizens and neighbors is the essential task in creating the transformation so desperately needed
Zelda Williams Gets Hummingbird Tattoo So She Can Remember Father With a Smile
Society & Culture  (tags: Zelda, Robin Williams, tattoo, hummingbird )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - zap2it.com
On Tuesday (Oct. 22), Zelda took to Instagram to show a picture of her new hummingbird tattoo in honor of her late father, Robin Williams. The image of the small bird now rests on her hand above a tattoo of her father's birthday, "7.21.51."
Men's Rights Group Masquerades As Fake Domestic Violence Campaign To Confuse Donors
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic violence, violence against women, white ribbon campaign, A Voice for Men, hate group, mysogyny, fake domestic violence website )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
The new website is attempting to divert supporters looking for the White Ribbon Campaign, a nonprofit group in Canada that engages men in the effort to stop intimate partner violence.
85-Year-Old Man Robbed, Tied Up By Twin Teenage Sisters He Met on Dating Website: Officials
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, humans, police, safety, society, violence, women, romance, love, lies, theft )

Frank
- 15 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Paul Aronson met Shalaine Foster on the site www.seekingarrangement.com and had a dinner date with her twin sister, Shaina, according to court papers. When back at his E. 38th St. home, the pair tied him up and robbed him of his wallet and $470 in cash, a
Why We Are Blocking the Boat
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, 'Block the Boat', rights, freedoms, ethics, society, liberation, colonialism )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Because it's time to disrupt Israeli business as usual. It has been time since 1948. And the summer of 2014 only served us a reminder to the world that the Palestinian struggle for liberation is calling on us to join them in their fight to end...
Freedom for All Peaceful Human Rights Activists!
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, Human Rights, freedom of speech )

Elaine
- 7 hours ago - amnesty.org
Some good news that Nguyen Van Hai was released from prison this week. Amnesty is calling on Vietnam to release all prisoners of conscience.
An Open Letter to My Democratic Spammer
Society & Culture  (tags: Democratic, spammer, Democrats, Republicans, fired up, mid terms, vote )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - truth-out.org
Say what you will about the Republicans, but you cannot fault their tactics when it comes to winning. They are a minority in USA, by the numbers, but they are running the show both politically and economically, and for one reason: they fire up their base.
Two Gay Teens Attacked With Stones Outside School in Spain
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
meanwhile, in Spain.
Humble Delivery Man Becomes Hero in Dramatic Fire Rescue (Video)
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, hero )

Glenn
- 13 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
The greatest heroes are born at the spur of the moment.
On the Lawful FaçAde of Israel's Discriminatory Policies in East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli oppression, Palestinian human rights, children's rights, illegal occupation of Palestine, BDS, end the siege-occupation, East Jerusalem-West Bank, family, sadness, world, violence, safety, children, americans, abuse, society, health )

Jess
- 13 hours ago - wrmea.org
Israel is determined to maintain a "demographic balance" in Jerusalem of at least 70 percent Jews. A key strategy is its revocation of permanent residency status for Arab East Jerusalemites--as if we were foreign immigrants.
Canada Shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau Had Troubled Past
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, death, murder, politics, violence )

Mike
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Islamic convert that police say killed a soldier in Ottawa and then rampaged through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to friends and family
DUPED-BY-THE-BEAST-OF-WAR
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, corruption, death, politics, religion, GoodNews, media, world, americans, humans )

Heribert
- 55 minutes ago - awakeninthedream.com
Can You imagine Peace? You should! It could save our planet! An essay about the underlying rules of fate.
Mum Killed Herself and Two Daughters With Poison After Struggling to Live With Husband's Parents
Society & Culture  (tags: suicide, children, crime, death, ethics, family, humans, murder, obituary, police, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world, mental illness, depression )

Frank
- 15 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead in her bed alongside Jasmine, nine, and Prisha, four, by her widower at their home last year
The U.S. Secret Army in Laos During the Vietnam War
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, government, ethics, congress, violence, world, rights, culture, activists )

James
- 7 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The Center for Public Policy Analysis (CPPA) and Lao- and Hmong-American leaders are meeting with key members of the U.S. Congress, and Senate and House offices on Capitol Hill, urging the passage of legislation to grant burial honors, and benefi
 

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