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Society & Culture  (tags: ELDER ABUSEM NURSING HOME ABUSE, ontario, Cnaddsenior, nursing staff, abuse, crime, ethics, government, politics, society, rights, violence, world )

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It is extremely unfair and unjust to abuse a senior in a nursing home, solely because they are depending on the nursing staff to take care of them. Having negative impacts on seniors life only decreases their happiness, will to live, and quality of life
Petition - Success: U.S. Must Accept Transgender Military Recruits
Society & Culture  (tags: militarism, recruitment, transgender rights, equality, acceptance, freedoms, discrimination, individualism, society )

- 16 hours ago -
Express thanks for overturning President Trump's attempts to ban transgender military recruits. Transgender rights were upheld in a U.S. District Court after judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled that the United States military must begin accepting...
The Silence Breakers
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, society, rape, sexual, #MeToo, harrasment, safety, sadness, violence, women, crime, abuse )

- 23 hours ago -
Time - Person Of The Year The Silence Breakers ...
Sign the Petition: Congress Must Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations Against Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, sexism, sexual assaults, sexual harassment, misogyny, misuse of power, investigations, disgusting attitude, protection of the vulnerable, prevention, equal justice )

- 10 hours ago -
Donald Trump is in the Oval Office--despite having openly bragged about sexual assault on tape, and has twelve accusers who have gone on record against him. The vast majority of Americans are disgusted by Trump's actions and appalled that he has faced...
Stop Bail Profiteers!
Society & Culture  (tags: injustice, bail, greed, economics, poverty )

- 1 day ago -
Millions of people face a hard choice: pay bail or sit in jail. They haven't even been convicted of a crime. They simply have a case underway. But when you can't afford bail, it means going to jail and risking your livelihood.
An Ex-Cop From Arizona Was Acquitted for Shooting An Unarmed Sobbing Man
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, police brutality, uniquely American, police shootings )

- 14 hours ago -
Critics have called it the latest example of police brutality. The scale of police shootings is, like many issues with gun violence, a uniquely American problem. The research bears this out: More guns lead to more gun violence.
France to Ban Mobile Phones in Schools From September
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, internet, law, media, politics, society, schools, mobile phones, France, ban )

- 1 day ago -
The French government is to ban students from using mobile phones in the countryâEUR(TM)s primary, junior and middle schools. Children will be allowed to bring their phones to school, but not allowed to get them out at any time until they leave, even...
Kids Are Alright Whatever the Family Make-Up, So Let Them Be
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, family, gayrights, children, child )

- 21 hours ago -
Children brought up by single parents, heterosexual partners or same-sex couples are all equally healthy and happy. The law needs to catch up with society
Friday Art Cat âEUR" Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Society & Culture  (tags: cats, Andy Warhol, arts, cat lover, culture, celebrity, society, world )

- 7 hours ago -
Did you know that Andy Warhol was a huge cat lover?
Preserve the Indian Child Welfare Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, civil rights, children, families, Native Americans, First Nations, foster care )

- 2 hours ago -
ICWA requires that before private and public agencies place Native American children in foster care or with an adoptive family, they try to keep nuclear families together or, if that fails, to place children with their extended family or their tribe.
Teenage Brains CanâEUR(TM)t Tell WhatâEUR(TM)s Important and What IsnâEUR(TM)t
Society & Culture  (tags: children )

- 21 hours ago -
Adolescent brains arenâEUR(TM)t developed enough to adapt to relatively risky situations, which may explain why some choose not to study for important exams
Retired TTC Bus to Be Retrofitted With a Mobile Shower Unit for Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: toronto, TTC, bus, retrofitted, mobile shower, homeless, ethics, interesting, society, world )

- 8 hours ago -
Toronto woman wants to bring dignity back to the homeless population by providing hygiene services
Petition - Ban Animal Abusers From Owning Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: convicted animal abuser, Gun Ownership, ban ownership, Saving lives, animal welfare rights, safety and security, needless death, society, gun violence, prevention of gun violence, stronger protection laws, stronger regulations )

- 6 hours ago -
Ban convicted animal abusers from buying guns in Illinois. Countless lives could be saved if the state of Illinois bans gun ownership for convicted animal abusers by passing an unprecedented common-sense law. Studies prove the correlation between...
Petition - Don't Teach Altered History Lessons in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: Hong Kong, schools, teachings, communism, history, censorship, dishonesty, influence, education, right to know, freedoms, truthtelling, ethical responsibility, Society and Culture, government, regulations )

- 6 hours ago -
Don't let the government censor or control history lessons in Hong Kong's classrooms. Children in Hong Kong may soon be forced to learn a communist, censored version of their history, regulated by the Chinese government. These history lessons will...
Pledge to Support Civil Rights Protections in Georgia
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBTQ rights, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender, courts, justice, petitions )

- 4 hours ago -
The US Supreme Court just missed a chance to recognize that federal law prohibits anti-LGBTQ employment discrimination.
A Right-Wing Think Tank Is Trying to Bring Down the Indian Child Welfare Act Why?
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, Child Welfare Act, Goldwater Institute, right wing think tanks )

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Native Americans say the law protects their children. Many tribal members fear that if Goldwater is successful, it could undermine the legal scaffolding of Native American self-determination. âEUR©
Anonymous Donor Buys Every Toy at Goodwill, Gives Them to Children For Free
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, ethics, children, internet, interesting, philanthropy, rights, society, news, humans, donor, toys, good guy, Colorado, video )

- 1 hour ago -
For the last decade, this anonymous philanthropist has routinely bought out the entire childrenâEUR(TM)s section of Goodwill so each kid in the store could take home one gift for free. When asked why this Secret Santa does what he does, he simply said...
Stop the GOP's Drastic Cuts to Higher Education
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, students, colleges, Republicans, tax bills, petitions )

- 2 hours ago -
The GOP is attacking higher education with their new tax plan. The long-term damage to higher education in our country could be devastating.
UK GovâEUR(TM)t Exposed For Funding Terrorist Councils, Police, And White Helmets
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, government, politics, media, ethics, corruption, crime, politics, UK, Syria, terrorism, funding, proxy wars, shadow games, Human Rights )

- 1 hour ago -
The BBC has recently surprised everyone with a rare act of journalism, exposing the UK government for funding terrorists in Syria through a foreign aid programme that has dished out millions of pounds of taxpayer money over the years. The money....
How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, education, freedoms, government, ethics, law, media, internet, news, politics, rights, society, safety, covert agents, psychological warfare, reputations, deceivers, Stasi MO, internet, manipulation and deception, trolls )

- 1 hour ago -
In the truth community, we enjoy diversity within our various groups and subjects of study. Perhaps one of the most enjoyable aspects of this community is the ability to openly gather and converse about our own personal views of the world. We enjoy..
Saudi Arabia Lifts Decades-Long Ban on Public Cinemas
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, movies, law, politics, rights, society, women, SAudia Arabia, cinema )

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Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom. The government said it would begin licensing cinemas immediately and...
Why Are America's Farmers Killing Themselves in Record Numbers?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, death, family, humans, internet, sadness, society, farmers, suicide, causes, CDC, debt, food )

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The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer Debbie Weingarten gives an insiderâEUR(TM)s perspective on farm life âEUR" and how to help. It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through...

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