Make New York City a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

Smaller cities have begun this trend. New York City should be helping to lead it.

Please add your name to this petition to urge the New York 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 New York, NY, call upon all New York City 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.



101-125 of 329 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
229 11 months ago Veronica Casale San Diego, CA
228 11 months ago Anonymous New York, NY
227 11 months ago Elizabeth Ryan Berkeley, CA
226 11 months ago Marilyn Brenneman ColoradoSpirngs, CO All cities must be safe for all our people.
225 11 months ago Conrad Miller M.D. Watermill, NY
224 11 months ago Mia Levitt Greensboro, NC
223 11 months ago georgia williams plymouth, MA
222 11 months ago Caryn Wagner-McPherson Glen Carbon, IL
221 11 months ago Shirley Hale Lovell, ME
220 11 months ago Samuel Klawitter Dubois, IN The more Trump and the Republicans try to divide the people, the more the people have to unite. Otherwise, the US becomes just another autocracy consigned to the annals of history, the hopes and dr...
219 11 months ago Benjamin Miller STANFORDVILLE, NY
218 11 months ago Shushawna Johnson Washington , PA
217 11 months ago Pamela Pollock Venice, FL I will sign anything to remove him from office . Anything that will stick to slime.
216 11 months ago terry vinson Port Saint Joe, FL Trump is not fit to be president of this great country. Clinton won the vote, and should be president. She would not embarrass USA.
215 11 months ago Juanita Bunch Gaston, IN
214 11 months ago Helen Emond Teaneck, NJ
213 11 months ago Emily Moran Merced, CA
212 11 months ago samantha wojcik Lancaster, NY
211 11 months ago fran farrell prescott, AZ As a native New Yorker from Queens, I firmly support THE SAFE ZONE!
210 11 months ago Anonymous New York, NY
209 11 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
208 11 months ago Casey Pittman Coppell, TX
207 11 months ago Kani Ilangovan Princeton Junction, NJ
206 11 months ago Liz Rubin New York, NY
205 11 months ago janice berzel new yrok, NY
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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.