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Republicans fearing for their safety as anger, threats mount | TheHill

An increasing number of lawmakers’ encounters with constituents, even in deep-red districts, have gotten ugly.

Source: Republicans fearing for their safety as anger, threats mount | TheHill

Political

Tony Blair: Iraq war prosecution attempt goes back to court

”On Tuesday the high court will consider arguments for reversing that ban and for keeping it.

The attorney general, the government’s top law officer, wants the ban upheld… 75 more words

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

Hoping for a just outcome in that Blair should be brought before the courts to be held to account.

The mysterious symbol left outside your home which could mean you're being targeted by burglars

”“There are reports of a male leaving white stones outside of various properties.

“These distinctive stones are believed to have been left outside of properties which look unoccupied. 312 more words

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

This is something we all need to be aware of. In these instances we need to look out for our fellow citizens and be aware of what could be occurring. Lets be clear anyone placing these markers is as guilty of any resulting crime as those who commit the resulting act. So to be proactive these persons placing these markers should be prosecuted accordingly.

Accessible guides launched to prevent General Election being inaccessible to 1 million adults with a learning disability | DisabledGo News and Blog

70% of people with a learning disability said that they want to vote in the future, but 64% have felt unable to in previous elections1 Today (9 May) learning disability charity Mencap, has launched a set of accessible guides to the General Election to ensure people with a learning disability feel able to make their voices heard and cast their vote. 127 more words

Disability

Thousands of zero hours workers wrongly denied paid holiday - what the law says you absolutely ARE entitled to : Daily Record.

 Citizens Advice has said hundreds of bosses are “deliberately flouting the law” by denying workers access to their rights.

Thousands of workers in Britain could be missing out on paid annual leave because they don’t think they’re entitled to it, new figures have revealed. 377 more words

Zero Hours Contracts

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

Workers need to know their rights and yes the next Government should make this possible. Ideally zero hours contracts should be outlawed.

Chelsea Manning | Amnesty International UK

Hear the world’s most famous whistleblower on growing up trans, her life behind bars and the horrors of solitary confinement.

Source: Chelsea Manning | Amnesty International UK

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Bank finally admits it failed disabled customer, after three-year battle | DisabledGo News and Blog

A disabled activist has won a three-year battle with his bank over its refusal to allow him to communicate by email and provide him with a direct telephone contact number as reasonable adjustments. 111 more words

Disability