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Service Dogs âEUR" Why Discriminate?
Society & Culture  (tags: society, animals, dogs, ethics )

TC
- 3 minutes ago - tcdoust.com
So-called service dogs are everywhere. Some are genuine but most are probably not so why bother with the pretense? Just let them all in and be done with it!
ReligionâEUR(TM)s Smart-People Problem: The Shaky Intellectual Foundations of Absolute Faith
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, intellectuals, intelligence, philosophy, academics )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - salon.com
Should you believe in a God? Not according to most academic philosophers. A comprehensive survey revealed that only about 14 percent of English speaking professional philosophers are theists.
Satanic Temple Puts Up Display at Michigan Capitol
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, religion, Satanism, Satanists, Michigan, displays )

Freya
- 4 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Christians and Satanists put up competing displays Sunday on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas week got underway.
Stop Abuse of Mentally Ill in Prison.RIKERS NEW YORK IS ABUSING MENTALLY ILL PRISONERS.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, education, ethics, government, law, politics, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Prison is a brutal place for those suffering from mental illness. Yet, a recently completed four-month long study by the New York Times suggests the issue is worse than we feared. The results present an alarming illustration of the rampant violence at ..
Demand An End to Government-Sponsored Human Rights Abuse.ANGOLA IS CHARGED WITH HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Govt. officials are allowing arbitrary arrests, torture, and unlawful killings of civilians by the police. Activists are arrested for attending protests even though their constitution protects the right to assemble. With a lack of due process.SHAMEFUL
Mideast Peace Possible If Hamas Chooses
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, hamas terrorism, occupation )

Barbara
- 6 hours ago - smh.com.au
As of this writing, the war that raged between Israel and Hamas over the past month appears to have ebbed. (12 August, 2014)
Elton John Marries Partner David Furnish in Britain
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, news )


- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have formally converted their civil partnership to a marriage - with the musician documenting the day on the Instagram website.
ISIS Massacres 150 Women Who Refuse to Submit
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, Islam, Muslims, ISIS, massacre, death, murder, religion, rights, safety )

Penny
- 7 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
The Islamic State (IS or ISIS) terror organization continues to commit atrocities throughout Syria and Iraq, including one of the latest horrific incidents in which 150 women were massacred in Iraq because they refused to submit to the demands of the t
The New Allure of Sacred Pilgrimages - NYTimes.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, religious, worldwide, shrines, sacred places, sites )

Kathryn
- 8 hours ago - nyti.ms
Pilgrimage is more popular than ever. At the First International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages in September, the United Nations released a study finding that of every three tourists worldwide, one is a pilgrim.
FREE MAURITANIAâEUR(TM)S ANTI-SLAVERY ACTIVISTS
Society & Culture  (tags: Mauritania, slavery, Islam, Muslims, freedoms, religion, rights )

Penny
- 9 hours ago - walkfree.org
Biram Dah Abeid is a leading anti-slavery activist in Mauritania, the country with the highest prevalence of slavery in the world1. The organisation he founded, the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement2 has fought for the freedom of
Animal Shelter Overwhelmed By Support More Than $65,000 Raised in Three Days for Rescue Group
Society & Culture  (tags: animal shelter, eviction, rescued, supporters, GoodNews )

Stephen
- 10 hours ago - theherald-news.com
Overwhelmed by the response received from supporters, there has not been a dry eye at Cache Creek Animal Rescue since staff went public with news that the organization was being evicted.
Protect Native American Burial Ground.PLS RESTORE GOOD FAITH TO THE INDIANS.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, government, religion, politics, rights, sadness, society )

Rose ann
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
For nearly a decade, the sacred Native American grounds of Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa have been undergoing illegal construction. Costing approximately three million dollars, this construction took place under the watch of the National Park...
Hold Dictatorship Accountable for Human Rights Abuses.NORTH KOREA IS CHARGED WITH EPIC HUMAN RIGHT VIOLATIONS!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, health, humans, murder, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence )

Rose ann
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
Many news stations that cover human rights abuses often focus on North Korea, whose staggering number of violations has been met with public condemnation. Citizens are starved, tortured, and killed over minor offenses. Generations of families suffer for..
WeâEUR(TM)re Putting An End to Religion: Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher and the Exploding New American Secularism
Society & Culture  (tags: atheism, secularism, religion )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - salon.com
Religious right extremism, new atheists, and late-night mockery have religion on the run.
Close Dangerous and Negligent Mental Health Facility,UNSPEAKABLE TORTURE AND DISTRESS FOR MENTAL PATIENCTS
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, environment, ethics, government, health, humans, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
Patients are kept over-sedated in filthy, hazardous conditions at the Federico Mora mental hospital in Guatemala. An investigation held in conjunction with human rights organization Disability Rights International revealed unbelievable human rights abuses
Stop Sale of Sacred Native American ArtifactsFRANCE MUST MORALY RETURN THOSE THOSE ARTIFACTS TO AMERICA!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, arts, corruption, education, ethics, government, rights, society, sadness )

Rose ann
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
According to an embassy statement, a Navajo delegation has argued that the artifacts rightly belong to the tribes after they viewed them at an auction in Paris. The Navajo tribe considers these objects to be living beings and saw many sacred belongings in
Reject Armored Vehicles for Local Police.THIS DOESNT BODE WELL FOR LAW ABIDING AMERICAN CITIZENS!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, environment, ethics, freedoms, humans, movies, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Rose ann
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
Militarization of state and local police forces is a rapidly growing problem. The small city of Santa Cruz, California is currently debating whether to buy a BearCat militarized armored vehicle for its local force. We must urge Mayor Don Lane to reject....
DonâEUR(TM)t Desecrate Sacred Native American Site for Tourism.GOODWILL TO THE INDIANS .SHOW RESTPECT!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, environment, ethics, government, humans, law, philanthropy, politics, religion, rights, sadness, society )

Rose ann
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
We cannot allow our government to once again spit in the faces of the people we've devastated with our greed and cruelty. The past can never be righted as long as we continue to steal sacred land from Native Americans.RENDER THOSE SACRED TO THE INDIANS.
Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, sadness, obituary, usa, society )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - nytimes.com
Two police officers sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn were shot at point-blank range and killed on Saturday afternoon by a man who, officials said, had traveled to the city from Baltimore vowing to kill officers.
Pulled Over for Playing the Wrong Song? Authoritarianism Is Creeping Up on America
Society & Culture  (tags: fascism, police state, civil liberties, civil rights, censorship, oppression )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
We need to retrieve our values from the trash-heap of history where Bush and Cheney threw them.
America's Decay Into a Violent, Cruel Place
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, police brutality, ignorance, racism, police state, militarization, civil rights, civil liberties )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
It seems police can get away with anything: choking men who have surrendered; shooting unarmed teens; knocking pregnant women to the ground. While the issues involving race, civil rights and the relationship between law enforcement and communities are...
How to Overcome Our Biases ? Walk Boldly Toward Them
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, culture, interesting, biases, humans )

Monka
- 14 hours ago - ted.com
Diversity advocate V. Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups.
Teen Shot Dead After Attacking CHP Officer With A Machete In Humboldt County
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 16 hours ago - sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
A California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete, and the officer was hospitalized with major injuries, officials said.
Gunman Executes 2 NYPD Cops as 'Revenge' for Garner
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 16 hours ago - nypost.com
Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner -- in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman's ­assassination-style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
Top 5 Groundbreaking Movements That Rocked the Boat in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, Palestine, minimum wage, net neutrality, immigration, police brutality, racism, Black Lives Matter )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
2014 was an unjust year to say the least. From corporations pursuing control of the Internet to cops getting away with murder, the last 12 months were certainly filled with oppression. But that doesn't mean people didn't fight back.
 

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