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Take A Stand - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Social Security, join campaign, USA, expand Social Security benefits, Elders, Seniors, aged, disabled, Veterans )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - takeastand.aarp.org
Every candidate should have a plan to keep Social Security strong. Petition at the top to sign and to join the campaign go to the bottom of form to sign up.
Stop Orlando's Gun Show on July 2nd-3rd
Society & Culture  (tags: Guns, killing, gun control, death, crime, culture, safety, violence, news )

Beth
- 6 hours ago - change.org
Orlando is hosting a gun show event sponsored by Florida Gun Show on July 2nd-3rd where the AR-15 will be available for purchase. For the sake of the 49 victims of the PULSE shooting and to save future lives, this must be permanently cancelled.
A Mom Used a Photo of Her 3-Year-Old to Make a Statement About Gun Control - Business Insider
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, preschool, lockdown, mass murder, assault weapons, evil NRA )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - businessinsider.com
The moment she told me what she was doing I broke down. She was practicing for a lockdown drill at her preschool and what you should do if you are stuck in a bathroom. At that moment all innocence of what I thought my three-year-old possessed was gone.
Pulse Nightclub To Hold Latin Night Street Party Thursday : The Two-Way : NPR
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT Community, Pulse nightclub, Latin night street party, mass shooting, recovery, community support )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - npr.org
The owner of Orlando's Pulse nightclub, where 49 clubgoers were shot and killed on June 12, says she and her staff will host a 'Latin Night' street party on Thursday. 'We need to show that we are strong, that Pulse continues and that we appreciate
The Dark Ages!
Society & Culture  (tags: India, society, culture, male chauvinism, traditions, taboos, inequalities, "purity", Rashmi Oberoi, The Citizen India )

Evelyn
- 11 hours ago - thecitizen.in
Why are such Stone Age taboos still being followed and why are we as a society allowing it to thrive? These are questions that need answering and they also need to be sorted out rather than brushed under the carpet.
Petition to Allow Flexibility in the Issuance of (Florida's) Amber Alerts for Missing Children
Society & Culture  (tags: child safety, abduction, missing children, amber alerts, law enforcement, Florida, Diana Alvares )

Kathy
- 21 hours ago - change.org
I normally don't sign one-line petitions. But after the four-day delay in issuing an Amber Alert for 9 YO Diana Alvares, it's clear that the criteria must be less stringent.
Brexit Is Happening, and This Is What You Voted for
Society & Culture  (tags: Great Britain, EU, Brexit, fear, emotion, implications, intolerance, stand alone, uncertainty, insecurity )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - independent.co.uk
This morning I also feel as if Britain has lost part of its greatness. For me, Great Britain symbolised acceptance and tolerance in the modern era; a part of this has now been lost.
A Game Was Just Refused Classification In Australia, Censorship Still Alive Down Under !
Society & Culture  (tags: Censhorship, 1984, fascist, state, Australia, ban, ban on books, ban on games, ethics, culture, freedom, speech, thought )

Roger
- 1 day ago - kotaku.com.au
our freedoms are now long gone when we can NOT even play a game that has been rated for teenagers by the US and other countries. How could they dare tell us what we can read or play...1984 is now way past !!!
The #1 Factor Experts Say Accounts for High Number of Mass Shootings in U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, guns, mass shootings, firearms )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Canadians are reputed to be polite. But that isn't a very compelling argument for why the lone wolves there are less inclined to engage in the kind of mass shooting that occurred in Orlando.
Abuse Women All You Want, But Don't Get Caught In A Selfie!
Society & Culture  (tags: Righteous, hypocrite, religious, pious, flirtatious, cleric, mufti, Abdul, Qavi, Qandeel, Baloch, selfie )

Sam
- 11 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
An Islamic cleric suspended for appearing in a selfie with social media starlet Qandeel Baloch.
Philadelphia to Reopen Long-Shuttered Prison With Horrifying History to House DNC Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: Philadelphia, protests, conventions, incarceration, prisons )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The former horror movie set will serve as a holding space for mass arrests.
When Lincoln Warned Against Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, violence, slavery, abolition, mobs )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Elijah J. Lovejoy was a pure distillation of high-minded, right-thinking, and stiff-necked New England attitudes transplanted to the borderlands of the frontier and slavery.
   

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