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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 )

- 1 day 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,
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 )

- 20 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...
Support S.1856, the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
Society & Culture  (tags: police, cops, law enforcement, militarization, human rights, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
The legislation would also prohibit the transfer to civilian law enforcement of some types of equipment, including military style weapons and armored vehicles.
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 )

- 20 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...
Stop the Execution of Rodney Reed! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, americans, safety, society, law, rights, usa )

- 10 hours ago -
"We, the undersigned, believe it is a travesty of justice to deny Reed the chance to present the above evidence to a jury." PETITION
Children Are Dying At Alarming Rates in Foster Care And Nobody Is Investigating
Society & Culture  (tags: Mentor Network, Foster children, death, Families First bill, Civitas Solutions )

- 7 hours ago -
The investigation, conducted and released in rare bipartisan fashion by the Senate Finance Committee, looked closely at one of the largest private providers of foster care services, the MENTOR Network.
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."
Petition - Arrest Cops Accused of Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Violence, raping, misuse of police power, justice for victims of police violence, protection of rape victims, detainment, punishment for police officers, Human Rights, safety, prosecution, investigations )

- 7 hours ago -
Arrest two police officers accused of rape. Two New York City police detectives have been accused of detaining and raping an 18-year-old woman. The woman, identified as Anna Chambers on social media, has alleged the two detectives handcuffed...
Carrie Fisher Gave a Cow Tongue to Predatory Producer
Society & Culture  (tags: Hollywood, movies, actresses, sexual harassment, scandals )

- 1 day ago -
This is what happens when you mess with Princess Leia Organa!
The Alt-Right Group Richard Spencer Asked to Protect Him at the U of Florida Discussed Bombing a Federal Building
Society & Culture  (tags: hate mongers, hate groups, terrorism, violence, right-wing, neo-Nazis )

- 8 hours ago -
Spencer's speech at the University of Florida on Thursday continues causing controversy, now with leaks showing that Spencer contacted the alt-right group Anti-Communist Action to help with his security.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
A new social media campaign illustrates the magnitude of our toxic masculinity crisis.
7 Real Threats to Free Speech on College Campuses
Society & Culture  (tags: education, colleges, universities, human rights, civil rights )

- 9 hours ago -
The pervasive effort to paint college students as both pitiful snowflakes and violent terrorists ignores the very real threats to free speech on campus. (And political correctness is not the worst!)
Double Amputee Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days in 31 Cities
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, sports, veteran, disabled )

- 2 hours ago -
A United States Marine veteran is running a marathon -- every single day.
Irish Mosque Opens Doors to the Homeless Amidst First Hurricane in 50 Years - Good News Network
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, goodnews, GoodNews, homeless, philanthropy )

- 2 hours ago -
The Dublin mosque also served free soup, tea, coffee, and snacks for the duration of Hurricane Ophelia.

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