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.



151-175 of 329 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
179 11 months ago Stella Hamilton New York, NY
178 11 months ago Raymond Valinoti, Jr. Murray Hill, NJ
177 11 months ago John Johnson La Crosse, WI
176 11 months ago John Rodriguez SAN jose, CA
175 11 months ago Ebonee McAllister-Spencer Philadelphia , PA
174 11 months ago Elsi Roth Shadow Hills, CA
173 11 months ago jill schreier NEW YORK, NY
172 11 months ago Elise Rackmill New York, NY
171 11 months ago Anonymous SANTA MONICA, CA This person, Donald Trump, is an immoral man who is Narcissistic in everything he feels entitled to do. Laws, rules, commandments ... as far as he is concerned they do not apply to him and he finds ...
170 11 months ago Jack Meoff chokeonit, ME why don't you chew on a big one ?
169 11 months ago Barbara Russo New York, NY
168 11 months ago Anonymous MI Fuck YOU
167 11 months ago Carol Clements New York, NY
166 11 months ago Charles Morgan New York, NY
165 11 months ago Myra Malkin New York, NY NYC is what it is because of years of being a "safe zone" for immigrants. May that continue!
164 11 months ago Amalie R Rothschild New York, NY Yes, yes, yes, NYC must remain an island of safety and sanity in these perilous times.
163 11 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
162 11 months ago John Catherine New York, NY Asa New Yorker I appreciate the feeling of safety, acceptance, and tolerance as I walk its streets and embrace its diversity! That must not change in these troubling times.
161 11 months ago Robert Nichols New York, NY
160 11 months ago Merle Ratner NY, NY
159 11 months ago Diana Ward New York, NY
158 11 months ago Jean Standish New York, NY
157 11 months ago anthony tippin pennsaken, NJ
156 11 months ago Lauren Amick New York, NY
155 11 months ago Manuel Rivera Rosendale, 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.