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PETITION - Applaud End of Undermining Indigenous Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Indigenous communities, natural resources, exploitation, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A law that made it easier to approve oil sand and other natural resource exploration on First Nations land communities in Alberta will be repealed according to Alberta Minister for Indigenous Relations Richard Feehan. The law established a levy on...
Land of the Free? Harvard Study Ranks America Worst in the West for Fair Elections
Society & Culture  (tags: White House, Presidential elections, John Oliver, rigged election, democracy, unfair elections, USA )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
2016 elections have proven the system so rigged those who previously still harbored illusions our democracy is fair have begun to come to terms with the truth the political establishment corporatist plutocrats choose their own to install in White House.
PETITION - Demand Apology From Police Union That Blamed Boy For His Own Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Violence, blaming the victim, apologizing, descrimination, toy guns, playing, respect, victim protection )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Apologize for saying Tamir Rice's family should use their settlement money to "educate youth" about the dangers of fake guns. The family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy who was shot and killed by a police officer while playing with a toy gun...
PETITION - Do Not Pass Stand-Your-Ground Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Stand Your Ground laws, deadly force, private property, armed people, defense, prevention of armed violence, protection )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer has successfully attached a controversial amendment to a crime bill that would allow deadly force to be used on people who trespass on private property if the property owner "reasonably believes" it is "necessary to...
FOSSIL FUEL FREE: Many Petitions
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, culture, society, petitions )

Dimitris
- 1 day ago - campaigns.gofossilfree.org
Bookmark and continue. Sign and share. Be the guy you dream in this world :)
PETITION - Support Doctor's Effort to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: egyptians, Genital Mutilation, torture, unethical traditions, huge suffering, prevention, protection of the vulnerable, Human Rights, culture and society, changing times )

Sabine
- 22 hours ago - forcechange.com
Dr. Somaia Antar has announced a plan to stamp out the practice of female genital mutilation, which is still commonly practiced in Egypt despite being illegal. Sign the petition and express your support for her initiative by urging the government to...
Sign the Petition for Carlisle Repatriation
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, freedoms, culture, crime, abuse, americans, ethics, humans, violence, sadness, family, environment, children, dishonesty, world, religion, media )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - boardingschoolhealing.org
We support the requests from the Northern Arapaho Tribe, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and any other tribes, to repatriate the remains of their relatives who are interred at the Army War College, also known as the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
Is Penis Worship at the Root of the Bogus Notion of Fetal Personhood?
Society & Culture  (tags: reproduction, reproductive rights, sexism, male chauvinism, sex )

Freya
- 18 hours ago - alternet.org
The notion that life begins at conception is a variation on a very ancient - and very sexist - cultural theme.
This Day in History: 1897 Chickasaw and Choctaw Abandon Communal Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: Dawes Act and Commission, tribal ownership and government, Choctaw and Chickasaw, Cherokees, Seminoles, Creeks, mainstream society, Grover Cleveland )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - history.com
The Chickasaw and Choctaw, two of the Five Civilized Tribes, become the first to agree to abolish tribal government and communal ownership of land. From 1887 to 1934, Indian landholdings declined from 138 million to 47 million acres.
Human Trafficking Survivor: I Was Raped 43,200 Times
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, women, world, mexico, human trafficking, family, ethics, humans, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, usa, violence, crime, culture, dishonesty, corruption )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
Karla Jacinto is sitting in a serene garden. She looks at the ordinary sights of flowers and can hear people beyond the garden walls, walking and talking in Mexico City.
"WOMEN RISE, TAKE YOUR PLACE IN TIME!" Judy Joy Jones
Society & Culture  (tags: queen hawaii painting by judy joy jones )

Angel
- 16 hours ago - judyjoyjonesart.wordpress.com
Painting of.Queen of Hawaii by Judy Jjoy Jones Womens Time has Come! Billioms Rise , Claiming their place in Time..
Shocking Moment Florida Police Officer Repeatedly Punches Handcuffed Woman in the Chest as Other Cops Just Stand and Watch
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, violence )

Angie
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
A police officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has been charged with battery after he repeatedly punched a woman in the chest while she was in handcuffs. The officer Akinyemi Borisade, 26, has been fired, according to Undersheriff Pat Ivey.
Prince Entered Rehab for Percocet Addiction, Had Multiple Doctors Writing Scripts for Heavy-Duty Pills Before Death: Reports
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, usa, arts, prince, music, culture, health, humans, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Prince entered rehab to address his growing reliance on painkillers, sources close to the late musician said.
San Francisco Hunger Strikers Enter Ninth Day to Protest Police Brutality Against Black and Brown Youths
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, law, police, society, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
âEURoeThey need to pay attention to everything. We have issues of the over-criminalization of the black and brown communities." Peace.
San Bernardino County DA Creates Unit to Prosecute Animal Cruelty
Society & Culture  (tags: San Bernadino, abuse, americans, culture, government, humans, society, violence )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - sbsun.com
A link between animal cruelty and other crimes âEUR" especially domestic violence âEUR" has prompted the San Bernardino County District AttorneyâEUR(TM)s Office to create a new unit to prosecute animal cruelty cases, District Attorney Mike Ramos announced Thursday
The Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit Against Livingston for Violating the CA Public Records Act
Society & Culture  (tags: Animal Legal Defense Fund, laawsuite, city of livingston, california public records act, water usage, foster farms slaughterhouse, corruption, dishonesty, humans, government, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - aldf.org
Today the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the City of Livingston for violating the California Public Records Act by unlawfully withholding records about water usage at a Foster Farms slaughterhouse and processing plant
TAKE ACTION (UK ONLY) Guide Dogs Access Lobby
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, society, culture )

Nicola
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
Please invite your MP to the lobby in May to discuss the issue of guide dogs not being welcome in public places. Please share, thanks.
23 Arrested in Human Smuggling Ring With 200 Suspected Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, human trafficking, smuggling, humans, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, usa, violence, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - kens5.com
Nearly two dozen arrests have been made in several Texas counties connected to a major human smuggling operation.
The Story Behind PrinceâEUR(TM)s Low-Profile Generosity to Green Causes | Grist
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, activists, Musicians, Icons, Green For All, #YesWeCode, Prince, Prince Roger Nelson, Van Jones, Charity, world, society, death, arts, children )

Cat
- 4 hours ago - grist.org
Dude was awesome in so many ways. ;_; In the outpouring of media coverage after PrinceâEUR(TM)s death at the age of 57 last week, fans around the globe began to learn more about the notoriously private star âEUR" including that he gave away a lot of money.
   

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