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TAKE ACTION: Tell Josh Hawley to Stand Up for MO!
Society & Culture  (tags: missouri, healthcare, Josh Hawley, working families )

- 1 day ago -
So far, 19 other states are suing to protect consumers. Add your name to demand that Josh Hawley join the lawsuit and stop attacks on MissouriâEUR(TM)s working families by undercutting their healthcare.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the University of Baltimore to Say No to Betsy Devos!
Society & Culture  (tags: University of Baltimore, society, student body, betsy devos )

- 1 day ago -
Please Join the student body of the University of Baltimore, and sign the petition to President Schmoke telling him to listen to students and rescind Secretary DevosâEUR(TM)s invitation to speak at the University of Baltimore Fall 2018 commencement.
Petition - Demand Trump Apologize for "Disrespecting" Fallen Soldier
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, disrespect, fallen soldiers, insults, questionable behaviour, humanism, apologize, acknowledgement )

- 18 hours ago -
The mother of a soldier killed in combat has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of disrespecting her son during a controversial phone call. "President Trump did disrespect my son and my daughter and also me and my husband," stated Cowanda Jones-Johnson,
Support S.1856, the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
Society & Culture  (tags: police, cops, law enforcement, militarization, human rights, petitions )

- 20 hours ago -
The legislation would also prohibit the transfer to civilian law enforcement of some types of equipment, including military style weapons and armored vehicles.
What We Love, What We Eat: The Difference Between Pets and Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: pets, animals, AnimalWelfare, humans, ethics, family, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Our attitudes towards animal species are fraught with inconsistencies âEUR" some we offer up love and empathy, others disdain and indifference. World Animal Day just came and went, leaving in its wake the continuing paradox: Puppies in our houses
Petition - Justice Should Not Just Be for the Wealthy
Society & Culture  (tags: imprisonment, jail sentence, bail, affordability, innocence, justice system, deprivation of freedom, poor people, wealth rules, Equal rights, integrity, safety act )

- 7 hours ago -
On any given day, 450,000 people sit in jail awaiting trial. They have not been sentenced to jail. Many are there simply because they cannot afford bail. Even though people are innocent in the eyes of the law, they're punished and deprived of their...
Petition - Bring Accountability Back to the Department of Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Violence, racism, injustice, police killing of citizens, Black People, accountability, prosecutors, equality, abuse of power, justice system, police misconduct, incarceration, ethics, communities, safety )

- 7 hours ago -
There is an epidemic of police killing and abusing Black and Brown people. And we have an Attorney General hell-bent on making sure these injustices continue for a very long time. Communities and movements have been fighting for generations to archieve...
Disability in Demand: People With Autism Offer Employers a Broader Talent Pool
Society & Culture  (tags: disability, autism, employers, talent pool, ethics, interesting, society, rights, world )

- 1 day ago -
"I'm not like, that different," the 30-year-old says in a halting voice, "but I do have that ability to see those details and things and have a much tighter focus on things."
Carrie Fisher Gave a Cow Tongue to Predatory Producer
Society & Culture  (tags: Hollywood, movies, actresses, sexual harassment, scandals )

- 20 hours ago -
This is what happens when you mess with Princess Leia Organa!
North Carolina Minister 'Repossesses' Dead Child's Headstone as 'Leverage' to Collect Family's Debt
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gravestones, graveyards, cemeteries, grieving )

- 17 hours ago -
North Carolina Minister 'Repossesses' Dead Child's Headstone as 'Leverage' to Collect Family's Debt
Gender-Based Violence - Tucson Arizona
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, health, news, Tucson, Arizona, safety, risks, protection, abuse, crime, violence, ethics, education )

- 14 hours ago -
First Annual Conference on Gender-Based Violence by UA Consortium on Gender-Based Violence
The Two Little Words That Could Transform Our Understanding of Sexual Harassment and Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: sexism, sexual assault, social media, activism, women, feminism )

- 17 hours ago -
A new social media campaign illustrates the magnitude of our toxic masculinity crisis.
Museum of the Bible: Inside a Sprawling, $500 Million Exploding Controversy
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, separation of church and state, museums, right-wingers, conservatives, Washington DC )

- 17 hours ago -
It is a museum of biblical proportions - and it is stirring controversies to match.

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