Make Los Angeles a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

Smaller cities have begun this trend. Los Angeles should be helping to lead it.

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, CA, call upon all Los Angeles 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.


26-50 of 135 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
110 11 months ago Antonio Grijalva Los Angeles, CA
109 11 months ago Meleina Mayhew Los Angeles, CA
108 11 months ago Lawrence Green Los Angeles, CA
107 11 months ago Katherine Prince Los Angeles, CA
106 11 months ago MARTY BOSTIC LA, CA
105 11 months ago Janet Kennington Los Angeles, CA
104 11 months ago Elizabeth Hung LA, CA
103 11 months ago Ken Waldman Los Angeles , CA
102 11 months ago Irene Kang Los Angeles, CA
101 11 months ago Anonymous Granada Hills , CA
100 11 months ago James Perkins Los Angeles, CA
99 11 months ago Jim Ralston LOS ANGELES, CA
98 11 months ago Jeff Ellwood Los Angeles, CA
97 11 months ago Starla Hawkins Los Angeles, , CA
96 11 months ago Laura Zimmermann LOS ANGELES, CA
95 11 months ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL
94 11 months ago Anonymous Eugene, OR
93 11 months ago R Wells Los Angeles, CA
92 11 months ago O Lewis Los Angeles, CA
91 11 months ago Mads Bjerre Los Angeles, CA
90 11 months ago denise spampinato Los Angeles, CA
89 11 months ago CATHERINE OYSTER Los Angeles, CA
88 11 months ago Irma Araneta Los Angeles, CA It is very significant that our local elected officials protect the rights and
dignities of all residents against bias or bigotry.
87 11 months ago Cici Campbell Los Angeles, CA
86 11 months ago JESSICA LENZ Los Angeles, CA
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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.