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Pot Legalization: Public Opinion Begins to Sway

The current battle over marijuana decriminalization is beginning to gain attention from the general public, as well as state and federal officials. No longer the platform of fringe activist groups, medical marijuana is now legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia. But it’s not only those suffering from chronic illnesses who have access […]

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European Commission to criminalize nearly all seeds and plants not registered with government

(NaturalNews) A new law proposed by the European Commission would make it illegal to “grow, reproduce or trade” any vegetable seeds that have not been “tested, approved and accepted” by a new EU bureaucracy named the “EU Plant Variety Agency.” It’s called the Plant Reproductive Material Law, and it attempts to put the government in […]

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Nestle CEO: Water Is Not A Human Right, Should Be Privatized

Is water a free and basic human right, or should all the water on the planet belong to major corporations and be treated as a product? Should the poor who cannot afford to pay these said corporations suffer from starvation due to their lack of financial wealth? According to the former CEO and now Chairman […]

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Nuclear weapons protest at Faslane leads to 47 arrests

250 protesters gathered today at the Faslane Naval base in Scotland to call for the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons programme to be scrapped. A number of protestors chained themselves to the gates of the base and were cut free by Police Scotland officers. Around 47 people were arrested including the Green Party Edinburgh councillor Chas […]

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New Zealand passes same-sex marriage bill

New Zealand has become the first Asia-Pacific country to legalize same-sex marriage after lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday extending civil union rights to gay couples. The bill amended the country’s 1955 Marriage Act, making it not only the first in Asia-Pacific to legalize same-sex marriage, but the 13th worldwide. Conservative religious organizations have voiced […]

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Explosions rock Boston Marathon: 3 killed, 100+ injured

The Boston Marathon turned from a test of endurance into a scene from a war zone in moments as twin blasts, 12 seconds apart, rocked the finish line. Over 140 people were injured, with three killed, including an eight-year-old boy. Two explosions occurred near the finish line of the 26.2-mile (42km) event at 2:50pm local […]

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Obama signs ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ into law

President Barack Obama campaigned on promises to end secret prisons, decriminalize marijuana, balance the budget, honor the Second Amendment and make health care affordable. But what really unfolded was an explosion in the national debt (now $16 trillion and climbing), the signing of the NDAA, a claimed new power to kill any American at any time, even […]

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Monsanto Protection Act Proves Corporations More Powerful Than US Government

We’ve seen similar scenarios in the past, events in which the massive financial power of multi-national corporations is able to buy out legislators who were elected to ‘represent’ voters. But now, Monsanto has set the bar even higher. Instead of just getting a few kickbacks or avoiding USDA regulation, Monsanto lobbyists have gone as far as to […]

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