Make Austin a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

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

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Austin 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 Austin, TX, call upon all Austin 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.


76-100 of 118 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
43 11 months ago Mary Long Austin, TX
42 11 months ago Linda Rowold Brown Austin, TX
41 11 months ago Jessica Brown Austin, TX
40 11 months ago Kathy Winchester Austin, TX
39 11 months ago Darnese Bell Jr Austin , TX
38 11 months ago Tadeusz Liszla Austin, TX
37 11 months ago Don and Joyce Faulk Austin, TX
36 11 months ago Robert Gilliland Austin, TX
35 11 months ago Anna Anderson Austin, TX Keep Austin kind!
34 11 months ago Robert Welch Austin, TX
32 11 months ago Dale Newberger Austin, TX
31 11 months ago andrew zwarun sustin, TX Would the current governor and the state attorney general qualify?
30 11 months ago Anonymous austin, TX
29 11 months ago Tina Garza Austin, TX
28 11 months ago Jessie Torrisi Austin, TX This is yet another chance to show the country and world that Texas is so much better and bigger than the stereotypes about it.
27 11 months ago alan friedman austin, TX
26 11 months ago Elizabeth Han AUSTIN, TX
25 11 months ago Allan Fabrick Austin, TX
24 11 months ago shakti khalsa austin, TX
23 11 months ago Paul Haggard Austin, TX
22 11 months ago Neil Quarles Austin, TX
21 11 months ago John Gonzalez Austin, TX
20 11 months ago Beth Tarbell Austin, TX We are a nation of immigrants. A cornerstone of our democracy is diversity. We must stand united and protect our immigrants in the community from persecution, discrimination, and deportation.
19 11 months ago Gayle Opie Austin, TX Keep Austin decent.
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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.