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The Satanic Children's BIG BOOK of activities
Link is to a PDF. A Florida county let Christian organisations distribute action books in schools. So they have to let other religions do so too. And The Satanic Temple (who've also erected a statue to Baphomet near a Ten Commandments momument in some US park), put together a fun activity book!
amusing  Awesome  religion  Christianity  Satanism  equality  Interesting  clever  law  freedom  USA 
september 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - US government set to give up net oversight powers
'asked net overseer Icann to work out how to shift control from the US government to an alternative body …wants the successor controlling body to be made up of both private companies and government representatives.'
Interesting  Internet  USA  technology  government  freedom 
march 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear | World news | The Guardian
Charity advises women and young girls to set off airport metal detectors to give them more time to seek help from authorities
forced-marriage  freedom  choice  crime  rights  travel  marriage  women 
august 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Texas abortion bill defeated after missing deadline | World news | guardian.co.uk
The bill would have banned abortions in the state after the 20-week gestation mark, limit abortion-inducing drugs and require terminations to be performed in ambulatory surgical centres. Advocates say these and other restrictions in the bill would have also triggered the closure of 37 of the state's 42 abortion clinics.
politics  USA  posttofacebook  freedom  choice  news  abortion 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
The forgotten prisoners of America's own Gulag - The Independent
166 inmates remain. 3 convicted, 30 to face trial. 50 in legal no-man's-land, too dangerous to release but against whom there is not enough evidence to prosecute. And then there are 86 who have been cleared for release, yet aren't released.
USA  comment  fail  freedom  law  military  posttofacebook  rights  terrorism  War-on-Terror  wtf 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
National Security Letters ruled unconstitutional • The Register
'A federal court judge has ruled that National Security Letters (NSLs) – the controversial, ultra-clandestine surveillance tools used by the FBI to gather information on individuals – are unconstitutional and must be halted.'
via-#exalted  posttofacebook  freedom  USA  free-speech  crime  security  interesting 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Troubling number of women denied constitutional rights based on pregnancy | The Raw Story
'a wide range of cases in which pregnant women were arrested and detained not only if they ended a pregnancy or expressed an intention to end a pregnancy, but also after suffering unintentional pregnancy loss.'
law  life  posttofacebook  fail  USA  freedom  abortion  pregnancy  rights  wtf  culture  via-Bart-Calendar 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Internet porn: Automatic block rejected
Ministers have rejected plans to automatically block internet access to pornography on all computers, saying the move is not widely supported.
internet  porn  sex  censorship  culture  freedom  UK  posttofacebook 
december 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Stuart Rodger sentenced for shouting at David Cameron
When I read this headline, I had an immediate instinct to check whether it was a parody. But it's not. What the fuck?

'A man who shouted "no public sector cuts" at David Cameron during a speech in Glasgow has been ordered to carry out 100 hours of community service.'
David-Cameron  politics  protest  freedom  fail  crime  law  posttofacebook  what-the-everliving-fuck  wtf 
november 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
400 women called Sarah
Julie Bindle has written an article essentially dismissing the existence of bisexuality, and suggesting it's all a political/feminist issue. The 'evidence' she includes is a survey of 400 women, some of those women thinking bisexuality doesn't exist.

As a comparison, inspired by the project to get a longer list of evolution-supporting scientists named Steve, than the list of evolution denying scientists (named anything), a friend has set up a page to get 400 women called Sarah to affirm that they believe bisexuality exists.
bigotry  freedom  LGBT  sex  interesting  Facebook  link-is-to-a-Facebook-page  protest  awesome 
june 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
'I'm being evicted,' says east London resident who blew whistle on missiles - London - News - Evening Standard
'revealed the government’s plan to locate an anti-terrorist missile system on the roof of his block of flats'
UK  posttofacebook  fail  terrorism  freedom  government  Olympics  news  interesting 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
New, horribly restrictive byelaws for Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square Garden
No tents/sleeping bags is an arguable one. No public speaking? That I disagree with.

"Any objection to the confirmation of the Byelaws may be made by letter addressed to Carl Schnackenberg, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2-4 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5DH, or by email to: Carl.Schnackenberg@Culture.gsi.gov.uk. "
wtf  protest  freedom  London  politics  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Freedom Act leads to bad government, O'Donnell warns
risks forcing ministers and civil servants into a system of "oral government"
Because gods forbid we should know what and why our politicians and civil servants decide things.
posttofacebook  fail  wtf  information  freedom  Freedom-of-Information  UK  civil-servants  comment  politics  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The New Muslim suffragettes of the United Kingdom
An increasing number of Muslim women activists are receiving death threats, fatwas and even hate-mail from extremist male and female Muslims. Their crime: Rescuing fellow Muslim women from violent and life threatening situations.
posttofacebook  fear  abuse  violence  Islam  religion  freedom  sexism  discrimination  news 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Not A Sick Society: A Sick State
This was submitted to prison magazine Not Shut Up, but its publication was blocked.
freedom  prison  law  protest  government  politics  culture  comment  posttofacebook  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - 'Naked rambler' Steven Gough jailed again
Naked Rambler Stephen Gough has been jailed for another 657 days after enjoying less than 60 seconds of freedom.
interesting  amusing  crime  freedom 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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