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SocialAction2014 is important and plays a key role by equipping our communities with the knowledge of the mishaps and social injustices in the country (USA) and around the world. By providing this exclusive complimentary service to communities everywhere, our mission is to keep our people connected by encouraging the discussion of these topics.
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Emergency data laws clear Commons

Emergency data laws clear Commons | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
MPs have voted through the government's emergency legislation giving the security services access to people's phone and internet records.
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Feminism and Prisons: Why "Add-Incarceration-and-Stir" Doesn't Cut It

Feminism and Prisons: Why "Add-Incarceration-and-Stir" Doesn't Cut It | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The fight for reproductive justice and human rights is inextricably linked to the need to end mass incarceration in all its forms and manifestations.
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Click here to support Help this Homeless Man Rent a Home. by Christopher Arnell

Click here to support Help this Homeless Man Rent a Home. by Christopher Arnell | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Roseville Dancing Man needs OUR help! This is Clifford Keys. He is disabled. People of Roseville know him as the Dancing Man who has danced on the corner of Douglas and Sierra College for the last two years. He lived off of $800 per month of which $700 went toward rent. A few months ago his a...
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Grieve, Clarke and Green were last protectors of our human rights laws

Grieve, Clarke and Green were last protectors of our human rights laws | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Cabinet trio kept right arm of Tories at bay, and their rabid hatred of all things Europe – even conventions that protect our liberties
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To protect children, they must always be the priority

To protect children, they must always be the priority | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Children must be at the heart of policymaking – as the child abuse scandals of the 70s and 80s tell us
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From the archive, 8 July 1914: The cruelty of forcible feeding

From the archive, 8 July 1914: The cruelty of forcible feeding | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 8 July 1914: The Home Secretary is persisting in a 'modern barbarity' in force feeding suffragettes against their will
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How to campaign online: 15 dos and don'ts

How to campaign online: 15 dos and don'ts | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Our expert panel offer 15 dos and don'ts of changing the world click by click
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An Opening for Bipartisanship on Prison Reform

An Opening for Bipartisanship on Prison Reform | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Newt Gingrich and Pat Nolan write that most federal inmates are not violent offenders, and prison costs are projected to reach $6.9 billion in fiscal 2014.
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Edward Snowden condemns Britain's emergency surveillance bill

Edward Snowden condemns Britain's emergency surveillance bill | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Exclusive: NSA whistleblower says it 'defies belief' that bill must be rushed through after government ignored issue for a year
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Decades to justice for Florida man on death row for 1985 murder

Decades to justice for Florida man on death row for 1985 murder | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - From his cell on Florida's death row, Paul Hildwin has spent 28 years fighting for his life, waiting between cancer treatments for the state to acknowledge decade-old DNA evidence
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This Poor Dog Traveled 4 Miles To Get THIS Bag. What’s Inside Brought Tears To My Eyes.

This Poor Dog Traveled 4 Miles To Get THIS Bag. What’s Inside Brought Tears To My Eyes. | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
This is the most incredible dog I've ever seen. I am speechless...
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43 Remarkable Images From Inside Guantanamo Bay Prison

43 Remarkable Images From Inside Guantanamo Bay Prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
These remarkable images from within the world’s most controversial prison were taken by photographer Matt Sprake, who joined reporter Sean Rayment on a recent visit to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The disturbing pictures show several inmates, all alleged terrorists, during their daily routine, as well as prison guards, eating areas, chefs and interrogation huts in Camp X-Ray.
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After 54 years, Kentucky's longest serving inmate has chance for release

After 54 years, Kentucky's longest serving inmate has chance for release | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In prison since 1960, Willie Gaines Smith says "I've been in here long enough"
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We’ll find out more about the mother-and-baby homes inquiry tomorrow

We’ll find out more about the mother-and-baby homes inquiry tomorrow | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The government will confirm the identity of the person that will chair the Commission of Inquiry tomorrow.
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Column: Cries of poor black mothers too often go unheard

Column: Cries of poor black mothers too often go unheard | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
It was several years ago — a hot summer evening in July — when the receptionist buzzed my office phone for the umpteenth time that day. "Why me?" I thought to myself. I was on a deadline. I had to prepare my sermon for the evening service."Yes?" I inquired after the third ring.
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Abuse of Youth | Social Awareness

... Prison Closure · Ex POW Raymond Luc Levasseur on Prison Slavery → ... In the midst of a murder enquiry, the intensity that was surrounding Runyard Street Davontae Sanford was transfixed. In his eagerness to ...
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North Carolina Middle School Principal Rapes Student While Parents Wait Outside His Office (Updated)

North Carolina Middle School Principal Rapes Student While Parents Wait Outside His Office (Updated) | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
commentary by Patrick H. Moore As parents we all know that we’ve got to protect our children from the ubiquitous molester. What makes that tricky is the fact the molester could be hiding out in plain sight nearly anywhere. He could be the boy scout leader. He could be your priest or minister. He could…
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Labour calls for regular checks on child poverty

Labour calls for regular checks on child poverty | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
As figures show an extra 300,000 children living in households that cannot afford to keep their house warm, Labour accuses Osborne of ignoring the issue
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Consequences & Juvenile Detention - Los Angles Criminal Defense Lawyers - DUI, Drug, Sex & Juvenile Crimes | Takakjian & Sitkoff,LLP

Consequences & Juvenile Detention - Los Angles Criminal Defense Lawyers - DUI, Drug, Sex & Juvenile Crimes | Takakjian & Sitkoff,LLP | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Juvenile Criminal Attorney in Los Angeles Consequences and juvenile detention in Los Angeles While adult prisons serve to punish convicted criminals, the juvenile justice system strives to treat and rehabilitate younger offenders. The treatment given depends upon the severity of the offense and criminal history of the offender. Penalties for juveniles range from informal probation …
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Irish State’s record on abuse slammed by UN

Irish State’s record on abuse slammed by UN | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The UN human rights committee has asked the Government why it refuses to accept any responsibility for the years of abuse and neglect suffered by Irish women and children and why it is so reticent to investigate them fully.
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Fines to be taken from wages or social welfare instead of going to jail

Fines to be taken from wages or social welfare instead of going to jail | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The government's promised to cut down on the number of people going to jail for not paying fines.
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Counter-terror police contact parents of Birmingham student protester over alleged ‘domestic extremism’

Counter-terror police contact parents of Birmingham student protester over alleged ‘domestic extremism’ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Counter-terrorism police have approached the parents of a student who was arrested during a protest earlier this year at Birmingham University, asking to discuss ‘concerns’ about his behaviour. Thi...
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SC calls for stricter Juvenile Justice Act -


After Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, it is the Supreme Court that has called for a more stringent Juvenile Justice Act. The apex court said," You can't have a cut-off date for crime like you have for government jobs." 

Gandhi, the Minister for Women & Child Development had opined that juveniles who commit heinous crimes like rape should be treated at par with adults. She said that according to the police, 50 percent of all sexual crimes were committed by "16-year-olds who know the Juvenile Justice Act so they can do it." 

After Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, it is the Supreme Court that has called for a more stringent Juvenile Justice Act..
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D.C. family homeless shelter beset by dysfunction, decay

D.C. family homeless shelter beset by dysfunction, decay | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The disappearance of 8-year-old girl was part of a pattern of problems at the blighted former hospital.
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