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Demand U.S. Armed Forces Provide Moving Costs for Military Families' Pets - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: US Army, moving costs, pets )

Slava
- 16 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
If you have children, new schools have to be found, spouses have to look for new jobs and the list goes on. Thankfully the military pays for many moving costs, but strangely they don't help our military families relocate the family pet.
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Mississippi's outdated and discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act has outlawed legal marriages in that state.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
- 19 hours 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
Attack on Israelis in Tram Queue Shows Changing Tactics of Palestinian Militants
Society & Culture  (tags: terrorism, jihadists, Islam, Gaza, Israel, violence, suicide attacks )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
A driver rams his car into a queue of people waiting for a tram, killing an Israeli baby girl of three months. The perpetrator had no weapon, training, funding or expertise - save the ability to drive a car - and yet he carried out a deadly terrorist
Take ACTION for Transparency and Participation!
Society & Culture  (tags: Latin American and Caribbean Principle 1, government transparency, ethics, environment, business, money )

Nancy
- 17 hours 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
- 8 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.
Fire Homophobic Bus Driver - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, freedoms, abuse )

Jean
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Despite increased acceptance for LGBT people in the U.K., there's been an unsettling number of public verbal bashings against homosexual individuals and same-sex couples. The most recent act of anti-gay remarks comes from a bus driver who kicked a gay
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
- 11 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
- 8 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
Reward Doubles to Catch Tasmanian Devil Killer
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque Bio Park, Tasmanian Devil, Australia, murder, sadness, reward, police, society, humans, news, education, ethics, abuse )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - krqe.com
The reward to find the person responsible for killing a rare Tasmanian devil on loan from Australia at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo has now doubled to $10,000. Laurel Westman of Corrales came forward to offer an additional $5,000 reward to find the killer
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..
Tasmanian Devil Death May Put Project in Jeopardy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Albuquerque Bio Park, Jasper the Tasmanian Devil, Australia, breeding program, death, society, crime, sadness, news )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - krqe.com
The Albuquerque BioPark has been planning to open a Tasmanian Devil breeding facility for months. The zoo even has renderings of what the site would look like, but now the new addition could be in jeopardy after one of the devils died this week.
13-Year-Old Boy Donates Stuffed Animal Collection to Boy With Leukemia
Society & Culture  (tags: leukemia, act of kindness, reflection )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - ksl.com
Ethan Van Leuven was diagnosed with acute cymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, at 22 months old. After years of treatment, his family was told Ethan has a few days to several weeks to live. Ethan is 4 yrs old.
3 Things You Can Literally Learn In Your Sleep
Society & Culture  (tags: sleeplearning, humans, brain, memory, GoodNews, society, education, environment, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - twcc.com
If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier in the day, you'd probably laugh.
Will People Still Be Useful in the 21st Century?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humans, education, environment, culture, GoodNews, health, society, arts, children, women, men, humanity, transportation, travel, safety )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
"As the 21st century unfolds, humans are in danger of losing their value, because intelligence is decoupling from consciousness."-cnn
WATCH: Bystanders at Dallas Airport Stop Antigay Attack By Piling on Drunk Bully ~ STRONG LANGUAGE!
Society & Culture  (tags: Dallas airport, homophobia, violence, gayrights, freedoms, law, police, news, ethics, society, safety )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - rawstory.com
In the video embedded below, an apparently intoxicated man attacks another passenger who he believes is gay. Within seconds, a number of bystanders leap into action to take the attacker down and hold him until police can handcuff him and lead him away.
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.
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
- 9 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
'What the War on Terror Actually Looks Like': Laura Poitras
Society & Culture  (tags: law, politics, society, violence, freedoms, corruption, education, movies )

John
- 8 hours ago - theatlantic.com
When Citizenfour opens , documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras will have given moviegoers an unprecedented look at whistleblower Edward Snowden." I thought t we'd look back on post-9/11 America as a dark chapter in U.S. history.
Police Report Released In The Treon Harris Rape Investigation
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, sexual assault, sports, abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, law, news, violence )

Niki
- 1 day ago - inquisitr.com
Police disclose report in the Treon Harris rape case that shows possible threat to victim and Harris's concern over whether or not ESPN was going to cover the story.
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
- 3 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.
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
- 3 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
Italy Charges Six Gay Activists for Kissing
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 2 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
The same right heterosexuals flaunt...
Zoabi: No Need to Compare Israel to ISIS, Its Crimes Are Enough
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli illegal occupation, Palestinian human rights, media, ethics, society, family, violence, usa, children, culture, death, freedoms )

Jess
- 1 hour ago - english.pnn.ps
She said that in her interview she had stressed that the Israeli army does not need to be compared to any other party, ISIS or any other party, in order to highlight its violence and its hostility towards people and values
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
- 1 hour 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.
CJCS Issues Video Message to Ebola Response Joint Force
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, healthcare, healthcare, ethics, government, obama, treatment, safety, protection, medicine, activists, culture )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
10.22.2014 - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff GEN Martin Dempsey explains the U.S. military mission in West Africa, and the precautions in place to ensure the safety of service members addressing the Ebola crisis.
 

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