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.


176-200 of 330 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
155 1 year ago Manuel Rivera Rosendale, NY
154 1 year ago Michael Fergot Westport, NY
153 1 year ago Juan de Marchena Bronx, NY
152 1 year ago Ivana Breznik New York, NY
151 1 year ago Talal Asad New York, NY
150 1 year ago Marsha Brown New York, NY
149 1 year ago Anonymous New York, NY
148 1 year ago Barbara Charles New York, NY
147 1 year ago Leslie Cassidy New York, NY
146 1 year ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL
145 1 year ago Tiya Tahahr New York, NY
144 1 year ago Jennifer Sime New York, NY
143 1 year ago Louise Murray New York, NY
142 1 year ago Anonymous ny, NY
141 1 year ago Katherine Brown New York, NY
140 1 year ago Soretta Rodack New York, NY
139 1 year ago Rebecca levinson New York, NY
138 1 year ago Stephanie Stone New York, NY
137 1 year ago Alison B New York, NY
136 1 year ago Katherine Bini New York, NY The City of New York is full of immigrants and all immigrants must be protected.
135 1 year ago Harriet Fraad New York, NY
134 1 year ago Sharon Douglass New York, NY
133 1 year ago ALEX HING New York, NY
132 1 year ago Marion Darby New York, NY
131 1 year ago Kay Logan 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.