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PETITION AND VIDEO - End Nursing Home Abuse! PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: ELDER ABUSEM NURSING HOME ABUSE, ontario, Cnaddsenior, nursing staff, abuse, crime, ethics, government, politics, society, rights, violence, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - change.org
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 )

Kalliope
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Mari
- 18 hours ago - time.com
Time - Person Of The Year The Silence Breakers ...
Stop Bail Profiteers!
Society & Culture  (tags: injustice, bail, greed, economics, poverty )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - action.aclu.org
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 )

Dandelion
- 9 hours ago - vox.com
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 )

Ricardo
- 20 hours ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
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 )

Glenn
- 16 hours ago - newscientist.com
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
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 )

Kalliope
- 5 hours ago - dailykos.com
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...
Teenage Brains CanâEUR(TM)t Tell WhatâEUR(TM)s Important and What IsnâEUR(TM)t
Society & Culture  (tags: children )

Glenn
- 16 hours ago - newscientist.com
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 )

Lone
- 3 hours ago - cbc.ca
Toronto woman wants to bring dignity back to the homeless population by providing hygiene services
Friday Art Cat âEUR" Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Society & Culture  (tags: cats, Andy Warhol, arts, cat lover, culture, celebrity, society, world )

Lone
- 3 hours ago - katzenworld.co.uk
Did you know that Andy Warhol was a huge cat lover?
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 )

Kalliope
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Kalliope
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
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...
   

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