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Third-Graders Are Selling AR-15 Raffle Tickets in Missouri
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, firearms, children, schools, violence )

- 1 day ago -
Third-graders in a Missouri community are continuing to sell raffle tickets for an AR-15 to benefit their traveling baseball team after the same type of rifle was used to slaughter and injure dozens at a Florida school.
So Unfair! How Our Brain Responds to Injustice
Society & Culture  (tags: society, law, crime, humans )

- 1 day ago -
It seems we'd rather punish a thief rather than help the victim.
Palestine Solidarity Committee Joins Boston Protest for Imprisoned Teen
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, #FreeAhed, #FreePalestine, Palestinian Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian children-human rights violat, occupation, ehnic cleansing of palestine, racism, Harvard College, U.S., PSC, advocacy groups, Tamimi family, usa, activists, crime, law )

- 17 hours ago -
Student activists from the Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee joined other Boston-area Palestinian rights advocacy groups Saturday to protest the treatment of 17-year-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi.
Petition - Urge Trump to Attend 'March For Our Lives' Against Gun Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, March For Our Lives, gun violence, School Shootings, armed people, gun control laws, banning, public safety, stronger regulations, stronger protection laws, prevention of gun violence, responsibilities )

- 8 hours ago -
Attend the "March For Our Lives" in Washington, D.C. on March 24 and support students' efforts to end gun violence. Seventeen students and faculty members from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were killed on March 14th during a mass shooting.
The US's Culture of Violence Contributes to the Sanctification of the Second Amendment: An Interview With Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, firearms, violence )

- 1 day ago -
As far as guns are concerned, the word "freedom" represents the "right" of white gun-owners to preserve white nationalism. The Second Amendment is a product of white settler colonialism, says author Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz in this exclusive interview.
Police Encourage Right-Wing Plans to Seize Jerusalems Al-Aqsa
Society & Culture  (tags: Al-Aqsa Mosque, Palestinian Center for Human Rights, Mustafa al-Mughrabi, israel, police attacks on Palestinians, occupation brutality-abuses, Jerusalem, religion, zionism, Donald Trump, Temple Movement, americans, abuse, usa, news, media, world )

- 1 day ago -
The so called Temple movement, which has backers in Israels parliament and religious establishment, seeks to increase the number of Jews visiting the al-Aqsa mosque compound, one of the holiest sites for Muslims
Stop This Cruel Proposal To Eliminate The Office Of Violence Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, abuse, domestic violence, petitions )

- 21 hours ago -
Don't let President Trump rip away support for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
Play Is The Highest Form Of Research: Don't Cut Creative Play For Students
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, kids, entertainment, petitions )

- 21 hours ago -
Numerous studies have evidence suggesting play has considerable benefits for kids including boosting brain function, increasing fitness, improving coordination, and teaching cooperation.
Society & Culture  (tags: Workers rights, freedom of association, equal pay for equal work )

- 13 hours ago -
Rise with us as we reclaim our freedom to come together in unions and fight for decent and equitable pay for our work, affordable health care, quality schools, vibrant communities and a secure future for all of us.
Trump Hosts Disco Party Miles From Douglas High Massacre
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, hypocrisy, Republicans, GOP, tRump regime )

- 1 day ago -
Two protesters chanting "no more guns" were removed from a Republican fundraiser in Key Biscayne after confronting Speaker of the House Paul Ryan about the mass shooting that happened days earlier and miles up the road.
African Children Hear a Fiddle for the First Time and Their Reaction Is Priceless
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, freedoms, children, education, arts, activists, interesting, rights, society, Africa, fiddle, music, wonderful reaction, video )

- 1 day ago -
These children wonâEUR(TM)t have to meet the devil at a crossroads to bring their musical spirits to life âEUR" instead, a young woman became their angel when she started serenading the African kids with her fiddle. According to Paige Parks, the kids had...
Florida LegislatorâEUR(TM)s Aide Is Fired After He Calls Parkland Students âEUR~ActorsâEUR(TM)
Society & Culture  (tags: florida legislator's aide, fired, parkland students, actors, abuse, americans, education, corruption, ethics, government, humans, politics, society, usa )

- 25 minutes ago -
An aide to State Representative Shawn Harrison of Florida was fired on Tuesday after claiming falsely that two students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were âEURoeactors that travel to various crisis when they happen
VIDEO - Billy Graham, 99, Dies; Pastor Filled Stadiums and Counseled Presidents
Society & Culture  (tags: Billy Graham, dies, pastor, religion, television, radio, americans, death, culture, humans, obituary, society, world )

- 5 minutes ago -
Mr. Graham spread his influence across the country and around the world through a combination of religious conviction, commanding stage presence and shrewd use of radio, television and advanced communication technologies.
My Last Year (Post 107) Teacher of the Year
Society & Culture  (tags: teaching, true story, education, children, interesting, society )

- 5 hours ago -
This is Margaret's last year as a classroom teacher. It's that time of year again to elect the Teacher of the Year!!!
Florida House Votes Down Motion to Take Up Weapons Ban With Douglas Students Present
Society & Culture  (tags: florida house, weapons ban, students )

- 28 minutes ago -
On their first full day lobbying Florida lawmakers in Tallahassee to change the state's gun laws, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School quickly learned change does not happen very fast in government, if at all.
A Lack of Boundaries Invites a Lack of Respect Part Two
Society & Culture  (tags: teachers, education, crime, sadness, corruption, murder, politics, police, americans, child, usa )

- 5 hours ago -
Sharon, author of, shares her input about gun violence, teachers being bullied, a crumbling educational system, greasy-palmed politicians, and the upcoming walkout.
TAKE ACTION / VIDEO 15 Ways You Can Help Syrian Refugees NOW
Society & Culture  (tags: syrian refugees, World Leaders, emergency funding, education, activists, children, freedoms, humans, society, world )

- 10 minutes ago -
Pressure world leaders to provide emergency funding for education

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