17 Nov '11, 4pm

Ohio Set To Reject Anti-Voter Bill | Care2 Causes

Ohio voters have decided that the consequences of the November 2010 elections and the rise of Gov. John Kasich (R) are simply too much to bear. First they gave the governor a resounding defeat by repealing significant parts of SB 5, Kasich’s union-busting bill. Now they are on the verge of doing the same with his anti-voter initiative . The bill, signed into law earlier this year, shortens the state’s early voting period, bans in-person early voting on Sundays, and prohibits boards of election from mailing absentee ballot requests to voters. To put some perspective on the impact of this voter suppression measure, in 2008 four in ten votes in Columbus, the capital of Ohio, were cast using methods eliminated in the voter suppression bill. As it turns out though, Ohioans like democracy, and they like the opportunity to participate in it freely. Ohioans have submitted nearly a...

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care2.com 17 Nov '11, 6am

Sharks have been active in the clear, jewel-like waters of Western Australia (WA) in recent years. In fact, there have bee...

Toronto Zoo Says It Will Reunite "Gay" Penguins In The Spring | Care2 Causes

Toronto Zoo Says It Will Reunite "Gay" Penguins...

care2.com 17 Nov '11, 6am

Last week, the Toronto Zoo announced that it planned to split up Buddy and Pedro, two penguins who have become inseparable...

Pony Set on Fire and Left to Die | Care2 Causes

Pony Set on Fire and Left to Die | Care2 Causes

care2.com 13 Nov '11, 3am

The yearling pony was tethered behind some houses in an area of Cork City in Northern Ireland’s County Armagh. Even before...

Solid Evidence That Autism Starts Before Birth | Care2 Causes

Solid Evidence That Autism Starts Before Birth ...

care2.com 14 Nov '11, 10pm

Whether autism begins while a child is still developing in a mother’s womb, or whether something happens after a child is ...

U.S. House Considers Copyright Bill

spectrum.ieee.org 16 Nov '11, 7pm

Today’s the day that the U.S. House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on H.R. 3261, also known as SOPA (for Stop Online ...

10-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth in Mexico | Care2 Causes

10-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth in Mexico | Care2 ...

care2.com 15 Nov '11, 8am

In Mexico a 10-year-old girl has given birth to a premature baby boy by Caesarian section at 31 weeks. The girl arrived at...

Press Release: Peaceful Assembly Bill is more r...

malaysianbar.org.my 22 Nov '11, 11am

On the same day, Dato’ Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil had said that the government would give children the freedom to have thei...

The Lung Thing, The Brain Thing | Care2 Causes

The Lung Thing, The Brain Thing | Care2 Causes

care2.com 19 Nov '11, 11am

It was with a sickened heart that I read the long front page article in the New York Times, “ Re-election Strategy is Tied...