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Free Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonard Peltier, American Indian Movement, AIM, native american rights, fbi agents, americans, death, government, humans, rights, society )

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Leonard Peltier was a member of the American Indian Movement (AIM), which promotes Native American rights. In 1975, during a confrontation involving AIM members, two FBI agents were shot dead. Peltier was convicted of their murders
PETITION - Close Gaping Loophole in Rape Law
Society & Culture  (tags: laws on sexual misuses, rape crimes, loopholes, Justice for victims, prevention of sexual abuse, protection of the vulnerable, harsher punishment for rapers, rights, politics, ethics, justice system )

- 1 day ago -
recent Oklahoma court declined to prosecute a boy for forcible oral sodomy because of a loophole in the law that disregards oral and anal rapes that occur while the victim is unconscious. Sign the petition and demand that the law be amended.
Dive Steven Curtis Chapman   video
Society & Culture  (tags: society, environment, ethics, family, spirituality, humans, interesting )

- 1 day ago -
Thought some of you might like this. I NEEDED IT after signing petitions. Be well. Hugs and Love
Protest Song Of The Week: 'I Had No Right' By Dar Williams
Society & Culture  (tags: Father Daniel Berrigan, peace activist, Dar Williams )

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Legendary peace activist Father Daniel Berrigan died at 94 years-old on April 30. Inspired by Berrigan, singer-songwriter Dar Williams penned the song 'I Had No Right', recalling his anti-war actions with the Catonsville 9.
Petition - Pledge to Boycott Target Stores
Society & Culture  (tags: boycott, Target stores, bathrooms )

- 1 day ago -
Target's policy is exactly how sexual predators get access to their victims. And with Target publicly boasting that men can enter women's bathrooms, where do you think predators are going to go?
GetUp! - PETITION: Bring Them Here
Society & Culture  (tags: #BringThemHere, Refugees, abuse, ethics, government, humans, rights )

- 9 hours ago -
The Australian government has been imprisoning people illegally for over three years in abusive conditions. The camps on Manus Island and Nauru must be closed, and the people who have suffered in them be treated with compassion and dignity.
Good News: Girls Invent A Smart Cane For The Blind (Video)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, women, girls, good news, kindness, blind people )

- 1 day ago -
Two girls invented a smart cane to help the blind. It's equipped with sensors that detect obstacles.
Free Journalist, Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, corruption, freedoms, petition to sign )

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Khadija Ismayilova is an award-winning journalist. It was her work investigating and reporting on corruption at the highest levels in AzerbaijanâEUR(TM)s government that led to her seven-and-a-half-year prison on spurious charges last year.
Society & Culture  (tags: journalist, muhammad bekzhanov, Uzbek, abuse, activists, freedoms, government, rights )

- 1 day ago -
Muhammad Bekzhanov is one of the worldâEUR(TM)s longest-imprisoned journalists. Uzbek authorities seem determined to keep him behind bars and silence his voice.
Reform the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Society & Culture  (tags: Jackson Students Jail, Students Rights )

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Target: Delesicia Martin, Superintendent! Goal: Protect students from unnecessary entanglement in the criminal justice system. In Jackson, Mississippi, students are being jailed for minor classroom transgressions.
Why FranceâEUR(TM)s Domestic Ivory Ban Following Kenya Burn Is Timely, Important
Society & Culture  (tags: france, ivory, sale of ivory, southern france, abuse, culture, environment, humans, government, world )

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IFAW rejoices in this decision, but it goes without saying that we will now follow up on its strict implementation. It is about time that France distanced itself from this bloody trade.
Fair Game? Hunting Lobby's Attacks on the RSPCA Are Proof of Its Effectiveness
Society & Culture  (tags: Blood Sports, Fox Hunting, Animal Cruelty, R.S.P.C.A )

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In 1822 'Martin's Act' was passed. It prompted the founding two years later of the SPCA (it became 'Royal' in 1840), to ensure the enforcement of the law protecting horses, cows and other livestock.
What Has Been Going on Is Completely Wrong. Bomb Threats Day After Day, Keeping Everyone Uneasy & Upset! PETITION!
Society & Culture  (tags: threats in schools )

- 23 hours ago -
This Petition has been started to show how concerned the community is as one! Schools need to allow online school work if these bomb threats do not stop and continue..
VIDEO - Activists March Against Police Shooting of a 14 Year Old in Baltimore
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, POLICE, children's rights, CHILDREN, accountability, justice, death, Baltimore, Dedric Colvin, excess force, Racial profiling, discrimination violence, culture, americans, activists, abuse, world, usa, news, media, family )

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A year after protests against the killing of Freddie Gray grabbed international attention, police shoot a 14 year old
Jeremy Scahill Remembers His Longtime Friend, Father Daniel Berrigan: "The Man Was a Moral Giant"
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, politics, military, media, ethics, crime, dishonesty, abuse, activists, culture, religion, rights )

- 17 hours ago -
Jeremy, I want to ask you about the death of Father Dan Berrigan, who died Saturday at the age of 94. Along with his late brother Phil, Dan Berrigan played an instrumental role in inspiring the antiwar and antidraft movement during the late'60s, as well
While the World Wakes Up, the World Falls Apart
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, society )

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What a wild ride 2016 continues to be. The good news is that people continue to wake up in droves and its causing even the most highly indoctrinated to question the âEUR~beliefsâEUR(TM) theyâEUR(TM)ve been âEUR~designedâEUR(TM) with.
Open Season for LGBT Attacks in Kyrgyzstan
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, safety, gayrights, law, world, Kygyzstan )

- 7 hours ago -
Closer ties with Russia and strict new laws mean gay people live in fear as violence goes unpunished

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