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.


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Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
255 1 year ago Anthony Gazzillo Hellertown , PA protect our country from undoing what has taken over a 100 years to achieve, namely a fair and impartial approach to people. In less than a week, our country is imploding with a madman at the helm.
254 1 year ago Judy Guggenheim Lubec, ME Please lead the way in defying racism, hatred, bigotry. There is no place for this despot in America. In one week we have become a police state. Resist and show the world how great we are.
253 1 year ago Cheryl Powell Hampton, VA Fight for our rights. Hand and hand we can stand where no one has a empty can. GOD BE WITH US
252 1 year ago Anonymous San Jose, CA He is profiting off the american people. He is lying to foreign countries and not representing what American stands for. HE THINKS HE IS EMPEROR!!
251 1 year ago Amity Santa Lucia Latham, NY
250 1 year ago Anonymous East Lansing, MI No bigotry in the Big Apple!
249 1 year ago Zygmunt Czykieta DES PLAINES, IL
248 1 year ago Jill Alibrandi Redding, CT
247 1 year ago Ralph Flory Wooster, OH
246 1 year ago Ralph Flory Wooster, OH
245 1 year ago Sam Hirsch Northridge, CA Stop bigotry, hate and racism in America and worldwide. Support compassion and reason in the 21st century.
244 1 year ago Noel Axton Kirkwood, NY
243 1 year ago Hans Kim syracuse, NY
242 1 year ago Anonymous North Las Vegas, NV
241 1 year ago Ellen Fish Brooklyn, NY
240 1 year ago Anonymous San Francisco, CA
239 1 year ago Nicole Zander Ionia, MI
238 1 year ago Renada Cerniglia Green Valley, AZ
237 1 year ago Brenda Nelms Maple Falls, WA
236 1 year ago Anonymous Kettle Falls, WA
235 1 year ago Anonymous Kettle Falls, WA
234 1 year ago Matthew Hall Lexington, KY
233 1 year ago Pat Thomas Melbourne, FL
232 1 year ago Anonymous Oswego, NY
231 1 year ago Kirsten Byrnes OR
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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.