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Nigeria Bans Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, culture, violence, women )

Olga
- 22 hours ago - ibtimes.com
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill that criminalizes female genital mutilation, a practice that an estimated 19.9 million girls and women in the country are thought to have undergone.
Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot, Earth )

Earl
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
"The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate. Visit, yes. Settle, not yet. Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where we make our stand. . ."
Google: Remove Maps to Secret Domestic Violence Shelters
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic violence, shelters, women, refuges, petitions, Google )

Freya
- 1 day ago - change.org
Over 80% of women who have experienced domestic violence are stalked by their abusers. Many of these victims rely on hidden shelters to find safety. These secret shelters are essential for keeping victims out of harmâEUR(TM)s way.
TAKE ACTION: TELL USDA WE NEED STRONGER REGULATIONS THAT PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND FARMERS
Society & Culture  (tags: usda, environment, public health, farmers, Genetic Engineering )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Tell USDA we need strong, mandatory regulations that protect non-GE and organic farmers, public health, and the environment from the threats of GE crops!
Two Judges in Argentina Are Still in Post, After Saying That the Rape of a Six Year Old Boy WasnâEUR(TM)t Too Serious Because He Was
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, children, crime, ethics, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - go.allout.org
The judges are fighting back. They claiming that theyâEUR(TM)ve done nothing wrong and that it's all a conspiracy. They could cling on to their jobs, exposing more people to their anti-gay prejudice.... *** please sign ***
SAVE THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT
Society & Culture  (tags: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PETITION, The Human Rights Act, UK Government )

Rosie
- 23 hours ago - amnesty.org.uk
The Human Rights Act protects the fundamental rights we all have as human beings and allows us to challenge authorities if they violate them. You might not have used it but it's there if you need it. Visit this important site and add your voice now!
Teens Are Fleeing Religion Like Never Before: Massive New Study Exposes ReligionâEUR(TM)s Decline
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Millennials, teens, teenagers, atheism, atheists )

Freya
- 19 hours ago - rawstory.com
AmericaâEUR(TM)s rising generation of adults are the least religiously observant of any generation in six decades, determined an expansive study led by Jean Twenge, a psychology professor at San Diego State.
TAKE ACTION: THE EU COMMISSION HAS TURNED ITS BACK ON ANIMALS
Society & Culture  (tags: eu law, Farm Animals )

Dogan
- 21 hours ago - ciwf.org
The end of a farm animalâEUR(TM)s life âEUR" hidden behind the walls of a slaughterhouse âEUR" is a time when they are at their most vulnerable. ItâEUR(TM)s a time when they most need protection from abuse, cruelty and negligence.
Terror Suspects Arrested Every Day in UK as Police Call for Extra Funding to Cope With Isil Threat
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, terrorism, UK arrests, terrorist attacks )

Beatrice
- 1 hour ago - telegraph.co.uk
Metropolitan assistant commissioner Mark Rowley says fanatics are detained on a daily basis and Isil "misifts" are gravest threat to UK
A Choice for Recovering Addicts: Relapse or Homelessness
Society & Culture  (tags: drugs, addiction, treatment, homelessness, New York )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - msn.com
After a lifetime of abusing drugs, Horace Bush decided at age 62 that getting clean had become a matter of life or death. So Mr. Bush, a homeless man who still tucked in his T-shirts and ironed his jeans, moved to a flophouse in Brooklyn that was...
The New American Art Of Shaming The Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, ethics, humans, sadness, americans, culture, government )

Betsy
- 1 hour ago - patheos.com
Now trending: America discovers cruel and creative ways to further strip away the dignity of its impoverished people. DEBIT CARD It is an art. It is a sport. It is entertainment. It is political tactic.
Media Fails With Lee Camp Learn About The Freedom Act   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Lee Camp, cell phones, landlines, The Freedom Act, media fails USA, Patriot Act )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
As we have learned with the Patriot Act and the No Child Left Behind they are not always what they appear to be. Sort of like Food Insecurity is a sterile way to say hunger...ah yes, the Freedom Act...and you thought it was going to be better.
Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline Rejected By Tsleil-Waututh First Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: north vancouver first nation, kinder morgan, pipeline expansion, oil spills, threat, damage, culture, environment, humans, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
A North Vancouver First Nation has rejected Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, based on a scathing assessment that concluded it would increase the threat of oil spills and damage their culture.
Society Trap   video
Society & Culture  (tags: society trap, joe rogan, question, your place in society, what is life )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Comedian Joe Rogan talks about work and meaning in his own unique style, asking some important and sometimes uncomfortable questions about what our purpose is as a society, and as an individual.
Support Marriage Equality, ADD YOUR VOICE!
Society & Culture  (tags: Marriage Equality, freedom to marry, Love Marriage, love wins, LGBTmarriage, LGBT Equality, LGBT rights freedoms, gayrights, Human Rights Violations, society, usa today )

Anonymous
- 1 hour ago - ready-for-marriage-equality.com
It is hard to believe that in 2015, we are still fighting for marriage equality in America. No one should be denied the right to marry just because of who they love.
Did Affluence Spur the Rise of Modern Religions?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, religion, purpose, life, food, energy )

Darren
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
Reliable food and energy may have freed up time to think about the purpose of life
School Bus Driver Hailed as Hero for Saving Life
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, life saving, hero )

Glenn
- 14 hours ago - yahoo.com
Heroes can come from anywhere.
The Ocean Tide
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, family, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, health )

Ceci
- 14 hours ago - paper.li
Please help, anything is gratefully accepted. With all my heart, Ceci
This Is How DC Metro Reacted When They Received A Request To Display An Ad That Shows Muhammad
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamaphobia, Wasington D.C., D.C. Metro )

Judy
- 20 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The transit system of Washington, D.C. has banned all "issue-oriented" advertisements on buses and in Metro stations for the rest of the year
Why Playing Piano Makes You Smarter....
Society & Culture  (tags: piano, lessons, teacher, practice, music, classical )

David
- 13 hours ago - smarturl.it
Playing piano is no easy task, and here is why it's good for your brain.
Thousands of Sites Block Congress in Protest Ahead of Patriot Act Expiration
Society & Culture  (tags: surveilence, Patriot act, section 215, americans, ethics, freedoms, government, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

John
- 2 minutes ago - nbcnews.com
The websites âEUR" 15,000 of them as of Saturday morning âEUR" are redirecting computers from Congress to BlackOutCongress.org, where users are greeted with a stark black and white warning that reads, "We are blocking your access until you end mass surveil
   

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