Make Charlotte a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

Smaller cities have begun this trend. Charlotte should be helping to lead it.

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Charlotte City Council to act:

WHEREAS, safeguarding the equal and inalienable rights and inherent dignity of all people is the foundation of the relationship between a representative government and its people;

AND whereas, we recognize that this relationship is under threat;

THEREFORE we, the undersigned individuals residing in Charlotte, NC, call upon all Charlotte governing authorities and law enforcement agencies to pledge in writing to protect all of our city's community members;

FURTHERMORE, we call upon these authorities and agencies to proclaim publicly that they will refuse to cooperate with any demands from the federal government to institute detentions, deportations, registries, conversion therapies, imprisonment, torture, assassination or any other acts that target or discriminate based on immigration status, race, ethnicity, religion, country of origin, ability, political affiliation, economic status, age, gender-identity, or sexual orientation;

FURTHERMORE, we the undersigned individuals pledge to protect, to the best of our ability, all community members and will support our local governments as they move to resist these undemocratic practices in order to reaffirm their commitment to inclusivity, respect, and dignity.

IT WORKS BEST IF YOU ONLY SIGN THIS PETITION IF YOU LIVE IN THIS CITY.



1-25 of 40 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
40 1 month ago Anonymous New Port Richey Pasco County, FL
39 11 months ago Robyn Swierszcz Charlotte, NC
38 11 months ago Judith Krahmer CHARLOTTE, NC It is important to be just and compassionate
37 11 months ago Mark Weisser Charlotte, NC
36 11 months ago Marcia Harris-Owens Charlotte, NC
35 11 months ago Julie McKay Wilkinson Charlotte, NC
34 11 months ago Anonymous charlotte, NC Lets work to IMPEACH trump!
33 11 months ago Katie Morrissey Charlotte, NC
32 11 months ago Darrell & Carol Vale Charlotte, NC
31 11 months ago Jill Solow Charlotte, NC
30 11 months ago Anonymous Charlotte, NC
29 11 months ago Michelle Lee CHARLOTTE, NC
28 11 months ago kathie roskam charlotte, NC
27 11 months ago John Bradshaw Charlotte, NC
26 11 months ago Fred Martin Charlotte, NC
25 11 months ago Karen Ragon Charlotte, NC
24 11 months ago kelly anderson charlotte, NC
23 11 months ago Mary Rogers Charlotte, NC As a large, progressive state among the borders of a right-leaning swing state in the Bible Belt, Charlotte is forward-thinking, innovative, and compassionate. There is no better way to continue thi...
22 11 months ago Donna Durfee Charlotte, NC
21 11 months ago Sevone Rhynes Charlotte , NC
20 11 months ago Mary Sayler Charlotte, NC We must stand by the values that my ancestors work so hard to bring into being back at the beginning of this country.
19 11 months ago Eileen Sullivan Charlotte, NC
18 11 months ago Mitch Cox Charlotte , NC
17 11 months ago janet link Charlotte, NC
16 11 months ago K Liddle Charlotte, NC
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We were inspired in this effort and borrowed heavily from the work of the It Won't Happen Here Sonoma County Statement.