Make Austin a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

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

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Austin 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 Austin, TX, call upon all Austin 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.


1-25 of 118 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
118 10 months ago Andre Walter Austin, TX
117 11 months ago Joe Cooper Austin, TX We hold these truths to be self-evident . . . well, we used to, before the orange-haired, frequently-bankrupt megalomaniac "businessman" came on the scene. Now, apparently, we have to spell them ou...
116 11 months ago Michael Gomez Austin, TX
115 11 months ago Robert Dunkum Austin, TX Austin will continue to be a progressive city.
114 11 months ago karol mcmahan Austin, TX Back our sheriff, Sally Hernandez.
113 11 months ago Andrew Carroll Austin, TX
112 11 months ago Carolyn Soling Austin, TX
111 11 months ago Della Fernandez Austin , TX
110 11 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX
109 11 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX
108 11 months ago Jesus Pantel Austin, TX
107 11 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX
106 11 months ago Michael Grish Austin, TX
105 11 months ago Marilynn Hinton Austin, TX
104 11 months ago Ryan Gallagher Austin, TX
103 11 months ago Janet Roberts AUSTIN, TX
102 11 months ago Norman Smith LAKEWAY, TX
101 11 months ago steve lucas boca raton, FL
99 11 months ago B Bonnell Austin, TX
98 11 months ago Carol Lynne Smith Austin, TX Hate and fear shall not prevail. Love will make us great!
97 11 months ago Glenda Adkinson Austin, TX We must do the right thing for now and the future.
96 11 months ago Walter J. Machann Jr Austin, TX With meaningful actions!
95 11 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX
94 11 months ago Nora Estlund Austin, TX
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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.