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Petition - Congress: End the Ban on Federal Gun Violence Research
Society & Culture  (tags: School Shootings, armed attacks, violence prevention, stronger controls, military-style assault, protection of the vulnerable, gun control laws, accessibility, gun lobby, needless death, safety and security, society, politics )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Lift the congressional ban on federal gun violence research. The U.S. has the highest number of guns per capita of any country, and there have been over 1,500 mass shootings since the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012.
Petition - Congress: Don't Pass A Bill That Excludes People With Disabilities
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, legislation, disabled people, disabled rights, local businesses, accessibility, services, excludings, Human Rights Violations, prevention of discrimination, protection of the vulnerable, responsibilities, society, inhumane treatment, ethics )

Kalliope
- 20 hours ago - ssl.capwiz.com
Congress is set to vote on legislation that would add new burdens to the lives of people with disabilities and badly weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act. The House of Representatives is voting this week on this cruel bill, H.R. 620, and we need...
TAKE ACTION -- More Care. Better Care.
Society & Culture  (tags: more care, better care, seniors, ontario, long-term care home, cohort, province, waitlist, ethics, family, government, humans, society )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - betterseniorscare.ca
Seniors in OntarioâEUR(TM)s long-term care homes are older and more frail than any other cohort in the provinceâEUR(TM)s history. And the waitlist for care has reached 32,000 Ontarians and continues to rise at a rate of 15% per year.
Nick Goepper Goes From Contemplating Suicide to Olympic Silver Medalist in PyeongChang
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, sports )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - sports.yahoo.com
A true comeback story if there ever was one.
Museum of the Moon..
Society & Culture  (tags: culture )

Angelflow
- 1 day ago - my-moon.org
Museum of the Moon allows us to observe and contemplate cultural similarities and differences around the world, and consider the latest moon science. Depending on where the artwork is presented, its meaning and interpretation will shift.
National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: kids, schools, guns, firearms, violence, activism, action )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
The failure to enact rational laws around the purchase of guns that are designed for mass shootings is inexcusable. The time to act is now. Every child deserves to learn in a school that is safe.
How Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, government, humans, law, education, corruption, society, politics, rights, sadness, safety, violence, interesting, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, capitalism, greed and selfishness, inequality, pimps and thieves of suit and tie, banks )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - bibliotecapleyades.net
That's not hyperbole... There is ample evidence for a growing inability of people around the world to maintain the basic human needs of physical health and mental stability and a living wage and a desire to live in peace. Most of us recognize..
Australian Politician Who Attacked Gay Marriage Leaves Wife for Lover - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, family, ethics, politics )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - worldreligionnews.com
Deputy Prime Minister Faces Widespread Criticism Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is world renowned for being a staunch opponent of same-sex marriage.
President Trump: A Free Press Is Not The Enemy
Society & Culture  (tags: news, journalism, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
Trump Is Attacking the Press and Our Freedoms of Speech and Press. This must end now.
The Quietus | Opinion | The Quietus Essay | Having A Bawl: Why Does Music Make People Cry?
Society & Culture  (tags: music, emotions, chills, tears, empathy )

Nita
- 11 hours ago - thequietus.com
Quoting Philosopher E. M. Cioran, "Tears are music in material form." The pleasure we get from shedding tears to our favourite song has played an important role in the development of humanity.
School Walkouts, Sit-Ins Planned After Florida Shooting | Newsmax.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, shootings, gun laws, sit-ins, walkouts, government, crime )

Nita
- 10 hours ago - newsmax.com
The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.
10 Brutal Attacks On Prisoners By Prison Guards
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, prisons, jails, inmates, incarceration, cruelty )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - listverse.com
Guards can easily lose their tempers when dealing with unruly or mentally disturbed inmates, and they can frequently attack the prisoners without any repercussions.
Student Who Survived Florida School Shooting Just Went Viral With Brutal Attack on Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, guns, firearms, massacres, mass shootings, bloodbaths, slaughters )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - washingtonpress.com
In the wake of the horrific mass shooting at Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, America was once again left struggling to sift through senseless violence in search of some way to move forward and prevent another of these all-too-common tragedies.
NJ Transgender Pastor Celebrated in Renaming Service - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, religion, gayrights )

Glenn
- 9 hours ago - worldreligionnews.com
BeesonâEUR(TM)s was the first instance in Lutheran church history His new name was officially recognized on February 11 in St. Matthew Trinity Lutheran Church located in Hoboken, New Jersey.
National High School Walk-Out for Anti Gun Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, death, sadness, safety, rights, society )

Pat
- 11 minutes ago - change.org
There has been too much complacency on the part of politicians when it comes to gun violence. The time to act is now!
Iceland Finally Getting Chabad House and Resident Rabbi - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, religion, europe )

Glenn
- 9 hours ago - worldreligionnews.com
Feldman is all set to be the islandâEUR(TM)s first permanent rabbi. He will be accompanied by Mushky, his wife, originally from Sweden, and their two daughters. If all goes according to plan, the four will be settled in Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland.
   

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