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Petition - Congress: End the Ban on Federal Gun Violence Research
Society & Culture  (tags: School Shootings, armed attacks, violence prevention, stronger controls, military-style assault, protection of the vulnerable, gun control laws, accessibility, gun lobby, needless death, safety and security, society, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Lift the congressional ban on federal gun violence research. The U.S. has the highest number of guns per capita of any country, and there have been over 1,500 mass shootings since the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012.
Petition - Congress: Don't Pass A Bill That Excludes People With Disabilities
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, legislation, disabled people, disabled rights, local businesses, accessibility, services, excludings, Human Rights Violations, prevention of discrimination, protection of the vulnerable, responsibilities, society, inhumane treatment, ethics )

- 9 hours ago -
Congress is set to vote on legislation that would add new burdens to the lives of people with disabilities and badly weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act. The House of Representatives is voting this week on this cruel bill, H.R. 620, and we need...
5 Similarities Between Ancient Rome's Decline And Today's United States
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, ancient, history )

- 1 day ago -
Will America end up like Rome?
VIDEO: Palestinian Victim Sues Dutch Supplier of Israeli Attack Dogs
Society & Culture  (tags: Netherlands, Fourth Geneva, occupation excess force/violence, palestinian human rights abuses, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, landthefts-zionism, Occupied Palestinian territories, Al-Haq, Attack Dogs, Four Winds K9, world )

- 1 day ago -
A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank is suing the Dutch company that supplied the dogs Israeli soldiers used to attack him when he was a child
Nick Goepper Goes From Contemplating Suicide to Olympic Silver Medalist in PyeongChang
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, sports )

- 19 hours ago -
A true comeback story if there ever was one.
Museum of the Moon..
Society & Culture  (tags: culture )

- 15 hours ago -
Museum of the Moon allows us to observe and contemplate cultural similarities and differences around the world, and consider the latest moon science. Depending on where the artwork is presented, its meaning and interpretation will shift.
TAKE ACTION -- More Care. Better Care.
Society & Culture  (tags: more care, better care, seniors, ontario, long-term care home, cohort, province, waitlist, ethics, family, government, humans, society )

- 4 hours ago -
Seniors in OntarioâEUR(TM)s long-term care homes are older and more frail than any other cohort in the provinceâEUR(TM)s history. And the waitlist for care has reached 32,000 Ontarians and continues to rise at a rate of 15% per year.
Australian Politician Who Attacked Gay Marriage Leaves Wife for Lover - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, family, ethics, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Deputy Prime Minister Faces Widespread Criticism Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is world renowned for being a staunch opponent of same-sex marriage.
How Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, government, humans, law, education, corruption, society, politics, rights, sadness, safety, violence, interesting, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, capitalism, greed and selfishness, inequality, pimps and thieves of suit and tie, banks )

- 1 day ago -
That's not hyperbole... There is ample evidence for a growing inability of people around the world to maintain the basic human needs of physical health and mental stability and a living wage and a desire to live in peace. Most of us recognize..
Still The Carnage Continues
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, government, violence, murder, humans, freedoms, children, education, safety )

Dr. Timot
- 9 hours ago -
It seems that the United States can't grasp the solutions to stop the senseless violence in our schools.
An Puch: Evil Death God Of The Mayan Underworld
Society & Culture  (tags: Mind Body Spirit, Death, Deities, Happiness, Grief, Sorrow, Joy, children, culture, death, family, health, humans, interesting, religion, sadness, society, violence, women, world )

- 2 hours ago -
In the Mayan supernatural world, the deities have specific attributes and special functions. Mayan gods had human characteristics and reprsentation in animal forms. After life deities show the culture so well.
National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: kids, schools, guns, firearms, violence, activism, action )

- 56 minutes ago -
The failure to enact rational laws around the purchase of guns that are designed for mass shootings is inexcusable. The time to act is now. Every child deserves to learn in a school that is safe.
President Trump: A Free Press Is Not The Enemy
Society & Culture  (tags: news, journalism, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

- 55 minutes ago -
Trump Is Attacking the Press and Our Freedoms of Speech and Press. This must end now.
FOX News Cuts Off Reporter When She Links Psychotropic Drugs to Florida Shooter
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, news, media, government, law, humans, interesting, internet, safety, politics, health, ethics, crime, violence, usa, Fox News, censorship, psychotropic drugs, florida shooting, fascists )

- 1 hour ago -
Stephen Paddock, Omar Mateen, Gavin Long, Eric Harris, Dylan Klebold, James Holmes, and now, Nikolas Cruz all have one thing in common other than the mass murders they carried out. They were all reportedly taking prescription drugs which alter....
Student Who Survived Florida School Shooting Just Went Viral With Brutal Attack on Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, guns, firearms, massacres, mass shootings, bloodbaths, slaughters )

- 1 hour ago -
In the wake of the horrific mass shooting at Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, America was once again left struggling to sift through senseless violence in search of some way to move forward and prevent another of these all-too-common tragedies.
10 Brutal Attacks On Prisoners By Prison Guards
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, prisons, jails, inmates, incarceration, cruelty )

- 1 hour ago -
Guards can easily lose their tempers when dealing with unruly or mentally disturbed inmates, and they can frequently attack the prisoners without any repercussions.
The Quietus | Opinion | The Quietus Essay | Having A Bawl: Why Does Music Make People Cry?
Society & Culture  (tags: music, emotions, chills, tears, empathy )

- 25 minutes ago -
Quoting Philosopher E. M. Cioran, "Tears are music in material form." The pleasure we get from shedding tears to our favourite song has played an important role in the development of humanity.

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