Petitions

Pet ferrets still prohibited in California after Fish and Game panel denies petition

The California Fish and Game Commission unanimously rejected a petition Wednesday to issue permits for neutered and vaccinated pet ferrets in a blow …

California

U.K. Rejects Petition Protecting Women From Being Forced To Wear Heels At Work

Bloody hell.<p>One step forward, one painful step back.<p>A petition to ban mandatory high heels in the workplace has been rejected by Parliament in the U.K.<p>Nicola Thorp, a London-based equality campaigner who was sent home from her temp job in 2016 for not wearing heels, garnered over 150,000 signatures …

High Heels

Mandatory prayer has no place in a public school.

In Wales, where prayer is a routine part of the school day, two students have launched a petition urging the Welsh government to do away with the …

Education

Petition to stop companies from forcing female workers to wear heels is rejected by parliament

But the Equalities Office said it would issue guidelines to firms this summer<p>A petition to make it illegal for a company to enforce female workers to …

Employment Law

KDE Fans Launch Petition to Make Plasma Ubuntu’s Next Desktop

A new petition is calling for Canonical to make KDE Plasma Ubuntu's next desktop, following news that the distro is to drop Unity in favour of …

Linux

US petition seeks to ban Brazilian beef imports

More than 1,000 people have already signed the petition on the White House’s ‘We the People’ website, which allows the public to bring forward issues …

Meat

Meet Amika: The Girl Fighting Period Poverty In Schools, Period!

<b>Amika George</b> is a 17-year-old campaigning superstar. <b>She has joined forces with the tampon tax campaigners to eradicate period poverty in schools across the country. Period!</b> She launched her new petition only two weeks ago, lobbying the government to give all girls on free school meals, free …

Women's News

New Ugly Produce Petition to @Sobeys in Canada!

Petition update<p>New Ugly Produce Petition to @Sobeys in Canada!<p><b>The @UglyFruitAndVeg Campaign</b><p>Apr 14, 2017 — Hello Everyone,<br>We are excited to announce …

Canada

Answering the Divorce/Dissolution Petition

After a divorce/dissolution petition is filed with the court, the petitioner (usually through his or her lawyer) makes sure that the petition is …

Divorce

Sign the petition: Justice for the Jax 5

I just signed a petition to Melissa Nelson, State Attorney: Demand Duval County State Attorney Melissa Nelson drop all charges being used to …

Liberal POV

Employees To Amazon: Drop Breitbart Ads

The advertising boycott against Breitbart News is gathering steam, as online retail giant Amazon comes under growing pressure from its employees to …

Amazon

PIL filed against government, LIC for holding stake in ITC

<b>Mumbai:</b> Tata managing trustee R. Venkataramanan, a project manager at Tata Trusts and doctors from Tata Memorial Hospital have filed a public …

Insurance

Lawriter - ORC - 731.28 Ordinances and measures proposed by initiative petition.

731.28 Ordinances and measures proposed by initiative petition.<p>Ordinances and other measures providing for the exercise of any powers of government …

Equality

Arcade Building Seeks Landmark Status with Petition

The Edgewater Historical Society has created a petition to help grant landmark status to the nearly century-old Woodruff Arcade Building in the hopes …

Architecture

Petition calls for United CEO to resign after passenger dragged off flight

A petition is calling for the top executive at United Airlines to resign after one of its passengers was violently dragged off an overbooked flight …

Airlines

Projet Montréal to present petition to keep Parc Jean Drapeau aquatics centre open this summer

The public beach on Île Ste-Hélène cannot serve as a replacement for the loss of of the aquatics complex in Parc Jean Drapeau this summer, says …

Canadian News

A Group of Die-Hard Twitter Users Wants to Buy the Company and Turn It into a Co-Op

Wall Street doesn’t love Twitter. Why not sell it to the users who do?<p>Employee morale at Twitter plunged last fall as the embattled social-media company pondered a sale. Twitter’s share price bounced around on rumors of an acquisition by companies including Disney and Salesforce, reaching a high of …

Twitter

Twitter users force shareholders to consider co-operative model

A group of Twitter users are preparing plans to carve out a new future for the ailing social media service in the wake of its failed sale, by …

Social Marketing

Don Macpherson: The GND effect on Lisée and the PQ

Life used to be simpler for Parti Québécois leaders. They only had to worry about two parties: the Liberals in front of them, and the PQ behind …

Quebec

India’s anti-rape laws: Are they as draconian as Madhu Kishwar says they are?

A petition in the Delhi High Court has challenged the constitutional validity of the 2013 amendments to rape laws, triggering a debate among women's …

Women's Rights

Cauvery water issue: SC dismisses Karnataka's review petition

In a latest development to the Cauvery water issue, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed Karnataka's review petition.<p>According to reports, the …

Karnataka

Missing teen's father seeks to depose witnesses in hopes of finding daughter

The father of a Tennessee teenager who was allegedly kidnapped by her former teacher filed a petition in court Thursday, asking to depose witnesses …

Crime

More than half a million sign Melania Trump petition

View photos<p>More<p>New York, Apr 4 (AFP) More than half a million people have signed a petition demanding that First Lady Melania Trump move into the …

Trump Tower

Students create petition after teacher suspended over provocative selfie

Yahoo7 News<p>A high school teacher has been defended by her students after she was stood down for posting a “provocative” selfie on social …

Education

How Does the PTAB Evaluate Follow-On IPR Petitions?

Under 35 U.S.C. § 325(d), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has the discretion to deny a follow-on inter partes review petition where multiple …

Privacy

Infamous ‘Spitting Lady’ finally arrested by cops

The spit has finally hit the fan for the Upper East Side’s infamous sputum slinger.<p>The homeless woman, known as “The Spitting Lady of 77th Street” – …

Manhattan

Petition about Melania Trump surges in popularity

Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a Change.org petition demanding first lady Melania Trump either move to the White House or pay for extra …

Donald Trump

OrganizeFor Petition Aims to Find and Protect Missing Black and Latinx Girls

OrganizeFor has an important message.<p><i>Welcome to Teen Vogue's Woke List, a roundup of today's top headlines you have to know.</i><p><b>Over the past few weeks, the missing persons flyers for black and Latinx girls who have gone missing in the Washington, D.C. area have gone viral. Now, one petition is asking</b> …

Government

Petition for Melania Trump to move to White House or pay own security tab hits 100K

A petition calling for Melania Trump to move into the White House and pay her own Trump Tower security bill has hit 100,000 on Change.org.<p>In …

Michigan

Chicano Starts Petition Against 'Mexico Will Pay' Costume On Amazon

"[It's] a simple act of resistance meant to push back against the normalization of hate."<p>A wall costume that reads “Mexico will pay!” is one of the latest additions to a growing list of offensive outfits on the Internet, and Jerónimo Saldaña is not having it.<p>The 37-year-old Chicano is best known …

Amazon