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Please Sigh: NYPD Takes Excessive Force Too Far - Pinning Down Pregnant Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, excessive force, police brutality, human rights, non-violent crimes, Pregnant woman pinned down by cops, Sandra Amezquita )

Susan
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
NYPD is under investigation for a rash of incidents where excessive force was used. But one of the latest - a pin-down of a pregnant woman - puts an innocent unborn child at risk. She was thrown, belly-down onto the street, her hands held behind her.
'HAMAS WANTED US BUTCHERED SO IT COULD WIN THE MEDIA WAR AGAINST ISRAEL'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Hamas, Gaza, terrorists, terrorism, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, murder, religion, rights, safety, violence )

Leah
- 1 day ago - breitbart.com
"Hamas imposed a curfew: anyone walking out in the street was shot. That way people had to stay in their homes, even if they were about to get bombed. Hamas held the whole Gazan population as a human shield." -- K., graduate student
50% Increase in Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: hangings, Iran, abuse, corruption, crime, culture, death, freedoms, gayrights, murder, politics, religion, rights, sadness, violence )

Leah
- 1 day ago - hra-news.org
Iran has not signed the Optional Protocol to the ICCPR, which calls for the abolition of the death penalty and despite international warnings regarding executions and stopping the death penalty, and despite the lack of fair trial standards a large numb
TAKE ACTION: Support Disabled American Veterans: PLEASE DONATE
Society & Culture  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Disabled American Veterans, DAV, Veterans, Traumatic Injuries, PTSD, Disability, Service, PLEASE DONATE )

Brian
- 16 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
We have to fulfill our promise to care about those who have served. PLEASE DONATE.
Oklahoma Beheader's Mosque Once Led By Imam of Boston Jihadis' Mosque
Society & Culture  (tags: imam, beheadings, mosques )

Beth
- 1 day ago - breitbart.com
Recent convert to Islam Omar Nolan, who beheaded an innocent woman in Oklahoma had an imam who was the same imam who headed the mosque in which the Islamic terrorist Boston Marathon bombers attended. Interestingly, they too, slit the throat of a "friend"
Palestinian Mother Celebrates Her Son's Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinians, death, corruption, crime, family, children, religion, sadness )

Leah
- 1 day ago - palwatch.org
PA TV has broadcast many Palestinian mothers who have expressed joy over the deaths of their children in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, because it grants the deceased the exalted Shahada status - Martyrdom-death for Allah, which bestows many rewards
Chilling Sightings of 'Black Eyed Child' Ghost Spark Paranormal Hunt
Society & Culture  (tags: world, culture, education, environment, humans, interesting, news, religion, society, paranormal, ghosts )

Frank
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
The spectre, who was last seen 30 years ago, is described as having black eye with 'no iris, no white, nothing'
UN Human Rights Council Is Oxymoron' - Netanyahu to UNGA 2014 (FULL SPEECH)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: UN General Assembly, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, speech, dishonesty, ethics, lies, propaganda, Human Rights, news, freedoms, world, society )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - youtu.be
The Israeli prime minister's address was quite easy to predict. The annual recipe includes two, or three global or regional strategic topics, illustrated with a blend of props, allegories and biblical quotes.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand That Care2 Has a Working Customer Support System for Their Members
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, CARE2 CUSTOMER SERVICE )

Cal
- 53 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
Care2 has the option to contact them and also fill out a help form, for members to get help on faults or errors or any kind of problem or technical issue with their accoun
Get Abusive Judges Off the Bench!
Society & Culture  (tags: society, violence, Violence against Women, Domestic Violence, ethics )

Yusuf
- 4 hours ago - causes.com
"Get abusive judges off the bench! Tell Judge Fuller: Domestic abusers should have no place in making justice decisions. Resign immediately." Please sign and share, you don't need a facebook account to sign.
Violence Against Women 'Pandemic' in Mexico
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, women, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, humans, law, murder, news, police, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
So many teenage girls turned up dead in a vacant field on the outskirts of Mexico City that people nicknamed it the "women's dumping ground."( Reuters)
Turkish Students Design Electric Car to Go 1,500 Miles for $17
Society & Culture  (tags: transportation, goodnews, GoodNews, travel, technology )

Glenn
- 13 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This could revolutionize transportation.
Makers of "Crush Porn" Videos in Phillepines - Sentenced to LIFE in Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, ethics, humans, law, media, murder, police, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 2 hours ago - peta.org
Today, a Philippine court found Vicente and Dorma Ridon guilty of child abuse, cruelty to animals, human trafficking, and wildlife-protection crimes for forcing girls to torture and kill puppies, rabbits, and other animals in "fetish" videos...
Femicide at the Border: Women of Juarez   video
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, crime, corruption, death, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, murder, police, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
"All the murders have in common a total disregard for womens lives."- Attorney Lucha Castro
Controversial National Park Plan in East Jerusalem Put on Hold
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, equality, Israel, Palestine, Jews, Arabs, society, culture, ethics, news, politics, government, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - nif.org
The appeals committee of the National Planning and Building Council have put plans for a national park on the slopes of Mount Scopus on hold until the needs of the two adjacent East Jerusalem neighborhoods, al-Isawiyyah and at-Tur, are assessed.
National Organization for Women Outraged Over Rape Victims Being Charged
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, health, humans, interesting, law, media, murder, news, obituary, death, philanthropy, police, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Quanta
- 5 hours ago - wfsb.com
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The local chapter of the National Organization for Women blasts the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. This, after a policy change allowed for victims to be billed for related medical services at hospitals.
Spy Agencies Urge Caution on Phone Deal
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, spy, agency, phone, text messages, intelligence, surveillance, secrets, federal )

Darren
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
An obscure federal contract for routing phone calls and text messages has prompted a lobbying battle in which intelligence officials argue that surveillance secrets could be at risk.
Crackdown on Protests By Hong Kong Police Draws More to the Streets
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, society, safety, politics, humans, law, government, ethics, activists, corruption, culture, rights, protests, Hong Kong, democracy )

Darren
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Downtown Hong Kong turned into a battlefield of tear gas and seething crowds on Sunday after the police moved against a student democracy protest.
   

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