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Support the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, law, media, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act is a bill that seeks to bar Chinese officials responsible for the lockdown of Tibet from entering the United States. This is a legislative milestone that can have a monumental impact in Tibet....
JK Rowling Destroys Westboro Baptist Church With One Simple Tweet ~ and It's Awesome
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, JK Rowling, Westboro Baptist Church, freedoms, ethics, gayrights, interesting, news, Ireland, law, politics, rights, violence, humans, religion, women )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - rawstory.com
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling slapped down the Westboro Baptist Church on Tuesday after the infamous religious group threatened to picket a fictional wedding, Gay Star News reports.
Elementary School Hosts End-Of-Year Carnival, Excludes All The Poor Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: Elementary school, end-of-year carnival, poor kids, classmates, americans, children, culture, education, ethics, humans, politics, society, usa )

Lone
- 22 hours ago - msn.com
more than 100 children were forced to sit in a dark auditorium within earshot of the screams of glee of their fellow classmates who were enjoying an end-of-year carnival outside.
TO: The Tasmanian Legislative Council
Society & Culture  (tags: tasmanian legislative council, kids, tasmania, kids, gay, school, refused, vote, australian, child, children, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, law, religion, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - go.allout.org
In a few hours, the Council could decide that Tasmanian kids can be refused entry from school just for being gay, on 'religious grounds'.Please vote against this amendment and make sure that all Australian kids are protected, no matter who they are.
Nebraska Repeals Death Penalty
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, crime, GoodNews, humans, law, politics, society )

Cheryl A.
- 16 hours ago - nbcnews.com
Thanks to an override veto Nebraska no longer has a death penalty. It's the first "Red" state to take that action. Let it not be the last...peace.
Protect Sacred Apache Land From Mining
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, rights, world, humans, government, health, environment, corruption, culture, ethics )

Michael
- 21 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Take Part has a number of petitions for you to sign, and this one helps counter the damaging NDAA which is being misused by corps to destroy previously protected areas.
Facebook Launches Newsfeed Amber Alerts in Canada 4
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, amber alert, missing children, child, children, crime, culture, family, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ottawasun.com
. "We saw that people were already using Facebook to share information of missing children. So this was a way for us to integrate that into our system so that it would be automatic, focused and targeted."
SWAT Team Allegedly Broke 81-Year-Old's Hip, Left Him Laying in His Own Waste: Lawsuit | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, safety, violence, usa, rights, ethics, culture, crime, abuse )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A new lawsuit seems to reveal shocking (or not so shocking) SWAT team behavior.81-year-old Herman Crisp was engaged in the provocative activity of sitting on a chair on his lawn when SWAT officers stormed his house,flinging a flash-grade grenade that he
Margaret Atwood Donates Writing to Literary Time Capsule 0
Society & Culture  (tags: Margaret Atwood, donating writing, literary time capsule, arts, culture, education, interesting, society, world )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - torontosun.com
Renowned Canadian author Margaret Atwood has donated a piece of writing to an innovative literacy time capsule project.
AdBlock Plus Secures Another Court Victory in Germany
Society & Culture  (tags: computers, advertisements, society, world, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, media, news, rights, safety )

Frank
- 16 hours ago - bbc.com
AdBlock Plus has successfully defended itself in court for the second time in five weeks.
Pay 6.1 Million Workers the Overtime They Deserve | Economic Policy Institute
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, politics, humans, family, ethics, children )

Alice
- 9 hours ago - epi.org
As you prepare to release new rules relating to overtime salary, please stand on the side of American workers by increasing the threshold to at least $50,000. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Specific Text Message Disables IPhones
Society & Culture  (tags: world, iphone, society, women, ethics, crime, culture, education, humans, internet, news, Malware )

Frank
- 15 hours ago - cbsnews.com
A particular string of character sent by text message can cause an iPhone's messaging app to crash, or shut down the phone.
A Bad Arrest
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, culture, dishonesty, GoodNews, law, police, rights, society )

Cheryl A.
- 10 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Fortunately, there is an elevator video that the cops were not aware of. However, this behavior by police is common while dealing with Black people. It's an attitude that comes with profiling. Truth has nothing to do with it. Police will lie...peace.
UK: City That Covered Up Muslim Rape Gangs Wants to Ban Anti-Child Rape Protests
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, rape, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, family, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 49 minutes ago - jihadwatch.org
1,400 British non-Muslim children were gang-raped and brutalized by Muslims in Rotherham
   

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