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Commend Russian Court for Supporting LGBT Rights - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: Russia, LGBTRights, HumanRights, protests, RighttoProtest, LGBTprotests, RussianCourt, HumanRightsVictory )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A Russian city's ban on demonstrations for LGBT rights was recently overturned by a court, which declared the bans were illegal and an infringement on the rights of LGBT protesters. Support the judges for bravely taking a stand against injustice. YAY!
Let Pastor Feed the Homeless Without Paying $500 | Faithful America
Society & Culture  (tags: society, philanthropy, government, food, ethics, bizarre )

Jude
- 23 hours ago - act.faithfulamerica.org
This is where the 'rubber meets the road'. A pastor is trying to feed the homeless in Birmingham, AL and the mayor insists that he pay the fee charged to vendors who sell food or he can't do it. Good petition for Easter time.
Rick Perry Hopes Combination of Wearing Glasses and Not Talking Will Make Him Seem Smarter-- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 4 hours ago - newyorker.com
At a recent political stop in San Antonio, the newly minted Governor Perry was on display, wearing his glasses and gesticulating expressively while saying nothing for thirty minutes.****HUMOR***SATIRE***
10 Reasons God Does NOT Exist (And Visa Versa)
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, religion, beliefs, atheism, god, questions )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - toovia.com
Another take on the greatest of all debates. This is a 2-Parter.
VIRAL ACTIO NEEDED Stop WK 2018 Russia
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, death, law, internet, media, murder, family, dishonesty, world, violence, society, politics, rights, sadness, safety, travel, news, killing, cruelty, death, dogs, cats, conservation, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, endan )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - yousign.org
we all know what happend in Sochi! 2000 dogs and cats'll be killed for the Olympic Games (Sochi 2014)! Please help to stop this for 2018 WK
Star-Spangled Baggage: How America's Wars Came Home With the Troops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, government, internet, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 6 hours ago - commondreams.org
We might need to take a look at the violence and give it a second thought. Why shootings on military bases? Why are the police so violent?
Please Sign: Tennessee, Don't Criminalize Pregnant Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, prenatal drug addiction, Tennessee, health, punishment, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Safe Harbor Act, Bill criminalizing pregnant women, drug addiction, punitive ineffective laws )

Susan
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tennessee just passed a bill that would charge women with assault or homicide for pregnancy complications connected to narcotics use. But the bill is so broad it could end up being used to prosecute women for any complication that occurs during pregnancy.
The 'Murder Capital Of The Internet'
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Laura
- 19 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Please read and share.
Please Sign: Ohio, Let Same-Sex Couples Marry at Home!
Society & Culture  (tags: Ohio, same-sex marriage, gay marriage, LGBT, recognizes out of state same-sex marriag, marriage at home banned, Judge Timothy Black, equal rights, discrimination, gay rights, family, freedom )

Susan
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Judge Timothy Black says Ohio must now recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages. The ruling still doesn't end the ban on same-sex marriage at home, but Black said earlier that this ban is demeaning to the "dignity of same-sex couples.
The Other '1 Percent': On Refugees and Passover
Society & Culture  (tags: iSRAELI APRTHEID STATE, zionism, Racism/Bigotry, freedoms, Palestinian rights, hasbara, lies-propaganda, truthtelling, greed, landgrabs, theft, dispossession of Palestinian land-proper, thievery, end all us miltary aid to israel, Israeli crimes )

Jess
- 18 hours ago - 972mag.com
When we look around us this Passover, we are not the ones in need of protection, and we are not the ones escaping slavery. Somehow Israel has missed this role-reversal.
Thom Hartmann: How America Killed Its Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: taxes, wealth, economic inequality, income gap )

Freya
- 7 hours ago - alternet.org
We're heading into a world that looks like a Charles Dickens novel.
Matt Taibbi: The SuperRich in America Have Become 'Untouchables' Who Don't Go to Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, wealth, untouchables, injustice, income gap )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
Taibbi discusses his new book, "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap."
Police Charge High School Student With Disorderly Conduct for Using An IPad to Prove He's Being Bullied
Society & Culture  (tags: education, bullying, schools, injustice, Pennsylvania )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
The teen sought proof that school administrators were ignoring his plight. So they had him arrested.
Easter in the Destroyed Palestinian Village of Maalul- Photos
Society & Culture  (tags: Easter, 1948 expulsion of Palestinians, Israeli forces, Nazareth, Haifa, Yafaal-Naseriyye, illegal Israeli occupation, racism, ethnic cleansing, oppression, freedom of travel-worship, apartheid wall, Palestinian Christians, Maalultravel, sadness )

Jess
- 1 hour ago - maannews.net
Their forefathers were expelled from their homes in the village in 1948 by Israeli forces, and today hundreds of their descendants live in nearby Nazareth, Yafa al-Naseriyye, and Haifa.
Article In Egyptian Magazine: 'The Jews Can Rejoice In Their Holidays Only If They Eat Matza Laced With The Blood Of Non-Jews'
Society & Culture  (tags: Blood Libels, Jews, Passover, Egypt )

David
- 34 minutes ago - memri.org
The Jews Use Blood in Their Passover, Purim & Circumcision Rituals, & In Acts of Witchcraft. Jewish Americans wrote stories about vampires in the 1970s, in order to disassociate themselves from the accusation.
DeJa-Vu, Misunderstanding Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans'
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, iraq, government, americans, culture, society, violence, politics )

James
- 10 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The gap is real: 7 out of 10 vets feel misunderstood by others Veterans from the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan consistently feel as if other Americans don't understand them
Leaked Inspectors Report: UK Schools Discriminate Against Non-Muslims
Society & Culture  (tags: Children, Human rights, Religion, UK )

Ray
- 5 hours ago - rt.com
Schools in the UK city of Birmingham are discriminating against non-Muslim students, practice forced sex segregation and invite extremists to promote Islamic values among the children, says an official report leaked to The Telegraph.
British Woman May Face Execution in Iran for Insulting Islam Expatriates Persecuted
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, death penalty )

David
- 18 minutes ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Iran does not recognize dual citizenships and considers all those who were born in Iran or to Iranian parents as Iranian citizens subject to its deadly Islamic penal code. One hundred and thirty-one offenses are punishable by death.
Palestinian University Students' Trip to Auschwitz Causes Uproar
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinians, Auschwitz, Holocaust )

David
- 8 minutes ago - washingtonpost.com
Prof.Mohammed S. Dajani took 27 Palestinian college students to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp. Upon his return, his university disowned the trip, his fellow Palestinians branded him a traitor & friends advised a quick vacation abroad.
   

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