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Stop Orlando's Gun Show on July 2nd-3rd
Society & Culture  (tags: Guns, killing, gun control, death, crime, culture, safety, violence, news )

- 1 day ago -
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.
An Economy For All - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, middle class, wage raise, Democrat platform, economy, EPI )

- 7 hours ago -
Support a progressive economic agenda that raises wages and rebuilds the American middle class.
What Happens When Gay People Are Told That Homosexuality Is A Sin? | ThinkProgress
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Human Rights, Trans Rights, conversion therapy, Orlando shootings, Conservative Christians, mental health, Gay children )

- 18 hours ago -
Conservative Christians have long argued that their condemnations of homosexuality are couched in love, complete with the catchy slogan, 'love the sinner, hate the sin.' But that message - that homosexuality is a sin - is harmful in and of itself.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
The Dark Ages!
Society & Culture  (tags: India, society, culture, male chauvinism, traditions, taboos, inequalities, "purity", Rashmi Oberoi, The Citizen India )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Raif Badawi, canada, briman prison, jeddah city, abuse, government, rights, politics, world )

- 23 hours ago -
Raif Badawi should be in Canada, with his wife and their three children. Instead he is spending time in Briman prison, Jeddah City, Saudi Arabia. Amnesty is calling for is immediate and unconditional release.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Society & Culture  (tags: Dr. Hoodfar, iran, canadian-iranian citizen, visiting family, archival research, abuse, culture, family, freedoms, humans, government, safety, society, world )

- 23 hours ago -
Dr. Hoodfar was in Iran visiting family and undertaking some archival research on womenâEUR(TM)s participation in public life since 1906 when Revolutionary Guards detained her for questioning March 10, 2016. Authorities searched the house, seizing her passport
Tell Your Senators: No Deal on GMO Labels!
Society & Culture  (tags: health, children, dishonesty, ethics, rights, corruption )

- 15 hours ago -
A substantial majority of Americans would be deprived of their right to know if GMO labeling were done through QR codes. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!
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 )

- 1 day ago -
An Islamic cleric suspended for appearing in a selfie with social media starlet Qandeel Baloch.
Praise Court for Declaring Dogs to Be Sentient Beings
Society & Culture  (tags: dogs=sentient beings, thank you Oregon Supreme Court, abused Juno, animal rights, law, society, rights, humans, goodnews, ethics, culture, crime, abuse )

- 8 hours ago -
Dogs have been declared sentient beings rather than property by the Oregon Supreme Court as part of a case involving a severely neglected and abused dog Juno.It also recognizes that dogs are not objects but living beings with emotions able to feel pain.
Tambourine in Hand, a Christian Wakes Up Acre's Muslims for Ramadan   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli, Arab, Christian, Michel Ayoub, "mesaharati", night, call, chant, tambourine, prayer, wake up, Muslims, Ramadan, month of fasting )

- 1 day ago -
His role as the city's "mesaharati" is a traditional one during the sacred fasting month, but Ayoub is Christian. He says "There is only one God & there is no difference between Christians & Muslims." He's "only doing my duty by helping our Muslim brother
Judge Rules FBI Can Hack Any Time, Any, Place, Anywhere
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, freedoms, law )

- 23 hours ago -
A federal district court in Virginia has ruled that the FBI has the right to hack into computers around the world without getting a local warrant, and without any review by courts.
Https://Www.Change.Org/P/Polic e-Scotland-Investigate-the-Dea th-of-Sheku-Bayoh-in-Police-Cu stody
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, police )

- 3 hours ago -
My cousin Sheku Bayoh was detained in police custody in Kircaldy, near Edinburgh, Scotland on Sunday 3 May. He did not leave police custody alive.
Standing on Backs of Global Poor, Filthy Rich Getting Even Filthier
Society & Culture  (tags: The rich and the poor )

- 21 hours ago -
For every person with more than $30 million, there are over 4800 people living in extreme poverty'
A Visual History of Urbanization
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, society )

- 17 hours ago -
Watch 6,000 Years of Urbanization in 3 Minutes.
Say Thanks for the Stonewall National Monument PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, monuments, LGBTQ )

- 3 hours ago -
For decades, the Stonewall Inn has served as an unofficial national monument for LGBTQ pride, ever since the pivotal Stonewall Riots in 1969. President Obama made it official by declaring the area around the inn a national monument.
Tony Blair: BrexitâEUR(TM)s Stunning Coup
Society & Culture  (tags: education, environment, ethics, Brexit, consequencessadness, society, world )

- 3 hours ago -
For a day, the British people were the government, and by 52 percent to 48 percent, they took the decision to go.

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