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 330 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
180 1 year ago Johnny Jones Jr Minneapolis, MN
179 1 year ago Stella Hamilton New York, NY
178 1 year ago Raymond Valinoti, Jr. Murray Hill, NJ
177 1 year ago John Johnson La Crosse, WI
176 1 year ago John Rodriguez SAN jose, CA
175 1 year ago Ebonee McAllister-Spencer Philadelphia , PA
174 1 year ago Elsi Roth Shadow Hills, CA
173 1 year ago jill schreier NEW YORK, NY
172 1 year ago Elise Rackmill New York, NY
171 1 year 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 1 year ago Jack Meoff chokeonit, ME why don't you chew on a big one ?
169 1 year ago Barbara Russo New York, NY
168 1 year ago Anonymous Vicksburg, MI Fuck YOU
167 1 year ago Carol Clements New York, NY
166 1 year ago Charles Morgan New York, NY
165 1 year 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 1 year ago Amalie R Rothschild New York, NY Yes, yes, yes, NYC must remain an island of safety and sanity in these perilous times.
163 1 year ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
162 1 year 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 1 year ago Robert Nichols New York, NY
160 1 year ago Merle Ratner NY, NY
159 1 year ago Diana Ward New York, NY
158 1 year ago Jean Standish NY, NY
157 1 year ago Anthony Tippin Pennsauken, NJ
156 1 year ago Lauren Amick New York, 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.