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UK Muslima, a Doctor, Happily Poses With Severed Head: "Dream Job"
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, female jihadist, jihadi doctor, severed head )

Beatrice
- 23 hours ago - jihadwatch.org
The sickening snap is posted on Mujahidah Bint Usama's Twitter page and shows her wearing a white lab coat, veil and holding her arm outstretched, with what appears to be a decapitated head. The photo is captioned "Dream Job.. A Terrorist Doc" which
STOP! The Frivolous and Downright Stupid Petitions!! - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, freedoms, philanthropy )

John
- 17 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Hello, I'm just trying to get care2's attention regarding the joke petitions in the activist section. These are ads,promotions,meaningless, or just crude, making a mockery of what we stand for. Please sign!
Stand Up For Net Neutrality, SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: PETITION, internet, rights )

Alexandra
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
We all deserve a voice in the debate over Internet freedom and net neutrality.
Details Emerge in Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Case: 'I'M All Tearing That Butt Up When Needed'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, child abuse, Adrian Peterson, society, culture, family, ethics, humans, law, police, news, rights, education )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
Police in Houston have released further details regarding their arrest of NFL running back Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges, including Peterson's admission that he beat his 4-year-old son with a 'switch,' according to CBS Houston.
Pope Francis Performs First Papal Marriage Ceremony Since 2000 -- on a Couple Who Lived in Sin
Society & Culture  (tags: Religion, Pope Francis, marriage, good news, society, culture, humans, freedoms, news, rights )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together "in sin" were married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.
Please Sign: Tell Catholic School to Reinstate Pregnant Lesbian Teacher
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, sex discrimination, Catholic school fires pregnant lesbian t, ethics, gay rights, women's rights, Marion High School, Detroit, Barbara Webb, same-sex marriage )

Susan
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Barbara Webb knew that publicly displaying a lifestyle that violated Catholic doctrine was prohibited, so she asked for a leave of absence during her pregnancy. But that wasn't good enough for officials at Marian High School. They asked her to resign.
Today in Responsible Gun Ownership
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, gun control, gun laws, Westbrook Elementary, Utah )

Rodney
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at school accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon discharged in a faculty bathroom shortly before classes started Thursday morning.
NRA Hosts "Killer Cop" Competition Amid National Outcry Over Police Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, National Police Shooting Competition, NPSC, annual contest, law enforcement agencies, militarized policing tactics, militarized policing practices, high-powered weaponry, Albuquerque, NM, roster, DOJ report, excessive force, victims, protests )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Long-time organizers against police violence who've attended previous tournaments describe the competition as a celebration of heavily militarized policing tactics & practices. Featured events include "Head Shots Only," contending police need practice...
I Was a Human Shield   video
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, religion, sadness, safety, violence, Islam, Muslims, terrorists, terrorism )

Ge
- 17 hours ago - youtube.com
A Muslim speaks out on her experiences as a human shield
The Surprising Culprits in the Spread of the Deadly Ebola Virus
Society & Culture  (tags: world, West Africa, ebola outbreak, culture, death, environment, ethics, humans, society )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The logging of forests,in turn,increases the likelihood that human and viral communities will collide. (Both HIV and SARS emerged from animals living in disturbed forests.) ...the chance of coming into contact with ebola's suspected reservoirs, ... increases.
Fox's 'Victim Advocate' Attacks Women's Group for Calling for Roger Goddell to Resign (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, sports, NFL, Roger Goddell, Wendy Murphy, ethics, culture, society, women, children, violence, rights, politics, family )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
A Fox News panel concluded on Sunday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell was not going to step down so groups like the National Organization for Women should stop calling for him to resign.
An Important Lesson White People Must Learn If They're Serious About Fighting Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, police, safety, society, violence, Ferguson, Missouri, racism, segregation, white privilege )

Lynn
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
Racism isn't going to disappear because one white woman chooses to make a conscious effort ... but it's a big step ... another small battle won for everyone who values equity and dignity for all people but recognizes that the struggle is far from over yet.
A New Anti-Semitism? Why Thousands of Jewish Citizens Are Leaving France
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world, France, Israel, Palestinians )

Frank
- 11 hours ago - pbs.org
Jewish tradition is strong here. This is one of many synagogues in France. Jews have been in this country for centuries -- numbering 500 thousand today. France has the largest Jewish population in Europe.
Alan Henning: Second British Hostage in Isis Beheading Video Named as 'Kind and Funny' Aid Worker From Salford
Society & Culture  (tags: hostages, ISIS, beheading, murder, atrocity, Islamist extremists, jihadists, Islam, violence )

Beatrice
- 1 hour ago - independent.co.uk
The second British hostage whose life is being threatened by Islamist extremists is a volunteer aid worker with two children who left his job as a taxi driver to deliver supplies to Muslim refugees caught up in the Syrian civil war.
Memorable 'Star-Spangled Banner' Moments
Society & Culture  (tags: Star Spangled Banner, national anthem, 200th anniversary, Francis Scott Key, song, music, lyrics, sports )

Nancy
- 17 hours ago - news.msn.com
Sept. 14 is the 200th anniversary of the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by Francis Scott Key. An Anthem of Peace is my dream...
Adoption Reform Sought - Latest National News - Keep Up With Newstalk ZB
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, culture, family, ethics, government, law, police, politics, rights, society, women )

Sonya
- 9 hours ago - newstalkzb.co.nz
What "rights" are these. One thing ive learned is that I have no rights.
30% of Kids With Disabilities in Russia Live in State Orphanages, Many Face Violence & Neglect
Society & Culture  (tags: world, children, society, safety, neglect, disabilities, russia, state, orphanages, violence, abuse, culture, environment )

Darren
- 3 hours ago - hrw.org
(Moscow) - Nearly 30 percent of all children with disabilities in Russia live in state orphanages where they may face violence and neglect. Russia should stop abuse of children with disabilities in state care, and make it a priority to provide support. .
Pope Francis Warns on 'Piecemeal World War III'
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, war, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, humans, murder, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world, terror threat )

Frank
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
A "piecemeal" World War III may have already begun with the current spate of crimes, massacres and destruction, Pope Francis has warned.-bbc
India People Power! 50 Strangers Lift Bus to Free Trapped Youth
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, india, child, heroes, rescued )

Glenn
- 5 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Some things take more than just one hero.
Vandana Shiva, BS Artist
Society & Culture  (tags: Vandana Shiva, Pseudoscience, Anti-Science, Self-Legitimizing, Fear Monger, GMOs )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - twipscience.org
"Shiva portrays herself as this sagely woman who is very salt-of-the-earth and in touch with the poor and the struggling. But as is very well known, she is excessively wealthy."
Natural Disasters Can Devastate Economies: The 2011 Floods in Thailand Cost 13% of GDP
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, safety, humans, natural disaster, thailand, ecomomy, Developing Countries, social )

Darren
- 3 hours ago - worldbank.org
Natural disasters have caused nearly $4 trillion in damage over the past 30 years. In smaller developing countries, such disasters can wash away decades of development gains and impede social and economic progress for years to come.
   

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