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Iraq Veterans Against The War Support Freedom For Oscar Lopez And This Is Why - Petitions on Thread
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscar Lopez Rivera, IVAW, Iraq, Nelson Mandela, seditious conspiracy, Vietnam, prison, rally, Free Puerto Rico )

Dandelion
- 9 hours ago - ivaw.org
Oscar contributed to the GI Resistance movement during Vietnam that helped to inspire IVAWâEUR(TM)s mission. Despite never being accused of, or charged with a violent crime, Oscar was sentenced to 75 years.
McDonaldâEUR(TM)s âEUR~New PolicyâEUR(TM) Bans Customers From Buying Food for Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: McDonald's, policy, customers, Homeless people, corruption, culture, ethics, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
A number of stories have recently come to light, showing that McDonalds allegedly has a new policy which is preventing customers from buying food for homeless people
NSA Bulk Phone Records Collection to End Despite USA Freedom Act Failure
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, Patriot Act, Section 215, sunset, NSA, NSA files, Surveillance, Privacy, Edward Snowden, US politics, Obama administration, US Congress, US Senate, House of Representatives )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
I HOPE this is accurate about Section 215!! => Administration has not applied to secret court for 90-day extension => USA Freedom Act fails in early hours after long Senate session :>( Senators reject bill to scrap NSA bulk collection
Americans for Responsible Solutions | Tell Congress: Make It Harder for Stalkers and Domestic Abusers to Get Their Hands on Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, stalkers, domestic abusers, Congress, Petition, Americans for Responsible Solutions, proposed law )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - action.americansforresponsiblesolutions.org
Tell Congress: Act to make it harder for stalkers and domestic abusers to get their hands on guns
Five-Year-Old Girls Are Dreaming of Becoming Jihadi Brides, Claims Police Chief
Society & Culture  (tags: jihadi brides, Islam, UK 5 year olds, Muslims, jihhad )

Beatrice
- 15 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Simon Hayes, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, has said that girls as young as five in Portsmouth are expressing a desire to become jihadi brides. In a television interview with the BBC where he was talking about the city's efforts
Ireland Says YES! to Equalityin World-First Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: ireland, Marriage Equality, yes, victory.culture, ethics, family, gayrights, GoodNews, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - samesame.com.au
TodayâEUR(TM)s marriage equality YES vote in Ireland is a historic turning-point in the worldwide quest for equal marriage rights âEUR" itâEUR(TM)s the first time the issue his been put to a public vote, and itâEUR(TM)s a resounding VICTORY.
Ireland Votes Yes To Legalize Gay Marriage In Historic Referendum
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, lesbian rights, GoodNews, goodnews, rights )

Peter
- 22 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
DUBLIN / IRELAND: Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.
ISIS Sexually Brutalizing Captured Women, UN Expert Says
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Islamic State, Islam, Muslims, rape, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, Slaves, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 12 hours ago - world.einnews.com
The Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists have shocked the world after seizing vast swaths of land in Syria and Iraq a year ago with their brutal atrocities against civilians.
The Sex Slave Forced to Marry TWENTY ISIS FightersâEUR¦
Society & Culture  (tags: slave, rape, Islam, Muslims, Islamic State, crime, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 11 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
An Islamic State terrorist group forced a sex slave to marry 20 fighters and even made her undergo surgery each time to restore her virginity, a United Nations official said. The group paraded and traded Syrian and Iraqi girls in slave bazaars before
5 Years Old´s Touching Gesture Feeds Homeless Man   video
Society & Culture  (tags: children, GoodNews, child, education, interesting, family )

Olga
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
What should be a normal gesture still causes surprise. Should we not teach our children to be good, to help the poor? What I loved about the boys was that he invited everyone in the place to hel and pray for the homeless man.
SWEDEN WINS 2015 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
Society & Culture  (tags: Eurovision results, entertainment, music, Sweden, Australia )

AniMae
- 1 day ago - eurovision.tv
Congratulations to Swedens Mans Zelmerlow !!!! Well done Australia's Guy Sebastian 5th place !!!!
The Part of Josh Dugger's Arrest Record Not Deleted
Society & Culture  (tags: police )

Darren
- 23 hours ago - scontent-atl1-1.xx.fbcdn.net
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Officer Michael Brelo Found Not Guilty for Killing Two Unarmed Black Motorists
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, freedoms, law, rights, police, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A car driven by a Black man backfired causing the police to assume a shot had been fired. A high speed police chase resulted in the two occupants being murdered by the cops. No crime committed, case closed. No justice served again...peace.
Pee-Powered Urinal Ads Aim to Capture a New Stream of Revenue
Society & Culture  (tags: urinals, revenue, british, bars, infrared sensors, washroom, games, culture, humans, interesting, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thestar.com
Whizzard, already a hit in British bars, uses infrared sensors to let washroom patrons play games when they step up to do their business
Gambia's President Warns Homosexuals: 'If You Do It Here I Will Slit Your Throat
Society & Culture  (tags: President Yahya Jammeh, Gambia, africa, president, threat, homosexuals, abuse, culture, humans, murder, society, violence, world )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
President Yahya Jammeh, who has a history of outspoken comments against gay people, made the threats during a public speech during an agricultural tour around his African nation last week.
Abbott Says the Question of Legalising Gay Marriage Is One for Parliament Not the Public to Decide !!!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, LGBT marriage rights, Australia, Abbott, discrimination )

AniMae
- 18 hours ago - sbs.com.au
Gay marriage in Australia is a matter for the federal parliament rather than a popular vote, Abbott believes. Nevertheless some MPs, including from the prime minister's own back bench, are pushing for a referendum after Ireland voted overwhelmingl
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Giving An Iraq Vet a Fighting Chance
Society & Culture  (tags: helping veterans, politics, government, culture, americans, law, goodnews, society, usa )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - cbsnews.com
A FIGHTING CHANCE to make things right is what many veterans in trouble with the law say they want most. And in some cases, they're finding that chance in a special kind of courtroom.
Isis 'Jihadi Bride' Claims Forced Sex With Yazidi Girls Is Never Rape Because Koran Condones It
Society & Culture  (tags: Jihad, jihadi brides, Islam, sex slave, Yazidis, Christians, slavery )

Beatrice
- 15 hours ago - independent.co.uk
A jihadi bride whose husband took a Yazidi girl as a slave has claimed sex with kidnapped women is never rape because it is an Islamic practice inspired by the Prophet himself.
Should a Nazi Ghost Town Be Saved?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Germany, 'Nazi Ghost Town', ethics, society, culture, government, humans, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Hitler planned it to be the largest beach resort ever created, but plans to revive it have stirred controversy.Some buildings have a hard time shaking their past, and when it comes to architectural relics from the Third Reich, the past becomes even harder
Israel Jails Palestinians for Facebook Comments
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, social media, abuse, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, society, sadness, rights, politics, government, activists )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Iyab Shalabi has only been allowed to visit his father, Omar, in prison once since December, when he and eight other Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem were arrested by Israel for posts they wrote on Facebook and other social media outlets.
Loving Son Tries to Help His Mother to Find a Boyfriend
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, women, family, media, internet )

Olga
- 1 day ago - damnbored.tv
Alex spent over a year working on a secret video to helphis mother find love and decided to share it with her before sharing it with the world.
These 8 States Are Likely Next for Marijuana Legalization - MainStreet
Society & Culture  (tags: Legalization of Marijuana )

Deborah
- 1 day ago - mainstreet.com
I find it hard to imagine Minnesota totally legalizing in the same manner as Colorade 8(
Egypt: After Ransom Paid, Coptic Christian Still Murdered
Society & Culture  (tags: Coptic Christian, murdered, ransom paid, Muslim abductors, Egypt )

Beatrice
- 15 hours ago - jihadwatch.org
A 55-year-old Coptic Christian man was kidnapped and held for ransom. Although his family eventually paid, and the Muslim abductors took the money, they still killed the hapless Copt. On April 26 in Sohag, Upper Egypt, Makram Nazir was returning home
Normal Families Don't Do Reality Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: reality TV, The Duggar Family, family, ethics, society, women, children, humans, media, interesting, dishonesty, sadness )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - boston.com
Normal, happy, functional families don't yearn to have their homes filled with television producers, their children's faces plastered on billboards and across the Internet.
Anti-Gay Candidate Ben Carson Wins Republican Straw Poll
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
heterosexual-exceptionalism, as per usual - they want you to know they consider themselves to be SO much better than you.
Yes, Honoring the Confederacy Is Like Honoring Nazi Germany or Any Other Hate Group
Society & Culture  (tags: Confederacy, Nazi Germany, Comparison, Civil War, Slavery, South, Racism )

Brian
- 1 day ago - forwardprogressives.com
Honoring the Confederacy is like honoring Nazi Germany. There is a big difference, however: Modern day Germany is ashamed of its horrific history, whereas millions of Americans honor those who fought to keep African-Americans as "property."
Malaysia Finds Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, slavery, human trafficking, asia, death, world, crime, HumanRights, children, murder, violence, women, news, sadness, family, crime, culture )

Kevin
- 19 hours ago - mail.com
"Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held."
 

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