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Ban Assault Weapons PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, assault weapons, ban, petition )

- 1125 days ago -
While it is true that people kill people, and that guns do not shoot themselves, it is also true that mass execution would not be possible without such high capacity weapons. How many people have to die before we ban those weapons?
**TAKE ACTION** Tell Your Member of Congress to Support Common-Sense Reforms to Help Stop the Violence!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, ban, assault rifles, children, Congress, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, Petition, politics )

- 2399 days ago -
I urge you to support three concrete steps to help stop the violence: Ban military-style assault weapons Ban high-capacity magazines Require criminal and mental health background checks for gun buyers Please sign and share.
France's Senate Backs National Assembly and Bans Women From Wearing the Burka in Public
Society & Culture  (tags: Wearing a burka, National Assembly, Senate, France, ban )

- 3225 days ago -
Wearing a burka in public is set to become illegal across France after senators passed a nationwide ban. The country's upper house voted by 246 votes to one in favour of the measure, although there were a number of abstentions.
Hualapai Tribe Renews Uranium Mining Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, uranium, mining, ban )

- 3583 days ago -
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The Hualapai Tribe has renewed a ban on uranium mining on its land near the Grand Canyon, joining other American Indian tribes in opposing what they see as a threat to their environment and their culture.
Sign Cluster Bomb Treaty ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: cluster bombs, killing, ban, army, death, americans, humans )

- 3652 days ago -
Civilized nations, except the US, have signed the international treaty to ban cluster bombs. At long last there is solid movement toward having the U.S. military renounce the use of barbaric cluster bombs, which kill some enemy soldiers, but then for
A Potent Hallucinogenic Herb - to Ban It or Not?
Society & Culture  (tags: Salvia divinorum, herbs, ban, drugs, Mazatec Garden, hallucinogenic herb )

- 3945 days ago -
The use of Salvia divinorum, a potent hallucinogenic herb, was once limited to revelation seekers in Mexico. Now, the drug is available legally across the U.S.
Gov. Signs Bill Barring Cellphone Use By Teen Drivers
Society & Culture  (tags: government, law, teenagers, driving, ban, cellphones )

- 4321 days ago -
Having already laid down the law for his two teenage daughters, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation Thursday that will prohibit the rest of Californians under age 18 from using cellphones, text message devices and laptop computers while driving
Magic Mushrooms Face Ban in Netherlands
Society & Culture  (tags: amsterdam, magic mushrooms, ban, psychedelic mushrooms, hallucinations )

- 4359 days ago -
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- The famously liberal Netherlands has been swinging toward the right, cracking down on immigration, religious freedoms and the freewheeling red light district. The next possible target? Magic mushrooms. The death of a 17-year-o
Town Considers Ban on Teens at Mall
Society & Culture  (tags: teens, mall, freedoms, rights, ban )

- 4370 days ago -
FRESNO, Calif. (July 26) - A shopping mall's plan to ban teenagers from entering shops and restaurants unless accompanied by an adult has been put on hold after the city attorney questioned its constitutionality. The Shops at River Park had
California Bans Adidas 'Roo Shoes
Society & Culture  (tags: kangaroos, California, Adidas, Ban, Endangered )

- 4373 days ago -
# Supreme Court of California rules against selling kangaroo-skin shoes in state # California has banned sale and import of kangaroo products since 1971 # Defendant Adidas says existing law conflicts U.S. Endangered Species Act

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