Petitions

Exposure To The Poor Makes People Less Likely To Support Taxes On The Rich

When presented with a petition in support of redistribution, people were far less likely to support it if there was a poor person in their field of vision.<p>You're walking down the street when someone stops you and asks you to sign a petition in support of a new "millionaire's tax"—an increase on …

Justice

Should attacking NHS staff be its own specific crime?

More than 85,000 people have signed a petition calling for it to be a specific offence to attack NHS medical staff.<p>Accoridng to an LBC investigation, …

NHS

Love your 3D films? Then sign this petition to TV manufacturers dumping 3D TVs

If you traipsed through the halls of CES 2017 staring at the walls of television screens bearing the year's hottest visual delights, you'd be …

Entertainment

Overwhelmed by corruption, Mexicans ask Putin for deliverance

A petition published on the website, change.org, appea<p>ls to Russian President Vladimir Putin to help Mexico solve pressing issues, reported (in Russian) RIA Novosti on Jan. 15.<p>'The spy who couldn't surrender': 7 of Putin's jokes<p>Titled “Intervención Rusa en México para eliminar el mal gobierno,” the …

Russia

H-1B Employment Visa | Dallas Business Immigration Lawyer

In these troubled economic times, employers are having to take drastic steps to survive. As unemployment continues to rise in the US, many H-1B …

Employment Law

Police charge student with tweeting a threat after white supremacist petition circulated

Police have charged a 14-year-old girl with sending a tweet that included a threat to attack a Maryland school where students had circulated a white supremacist petition, authorities said.<p>The girl is accused of creating a Twitter account under the name @KoolkidsKlanKkk, reflecting the language used …

Racism

Sign the petition: Denounce the 13 Democrats who voted against lowering prescription drug prices

We are living a nightmare. The Republican Senate has voted to repeal Obamacare, and Donald Trump will be inaugurated President on January 20.It is …

Health Care

Luxembourg broaches dropping French and German as official languages

On Monday, Luxembourg's Chamber of Deputies will discuss a popular online petition that seeks to make Luxembourgish the country's only official language. Is the movement's success a sign of insecurity or populist revolt?<p>Once a tiny duchy, Luxembourg has grown to boast the world's second highest …

Europe

St. Boniface man launches petition to save bilingual QuickCare clinic

Province announced closure last week; set to shut down Jan. 27<p>A St. Boniface man is rallying his community to keep their bilingual QuickCare clinic …

US historians reject anti-Israel petition

The American Historical Association (AHA), the largest organization of historians in the US, rejected a petition last week that called for an …

Anti-Semitism

Parents Sign Petition Against School's Uniform Policy Requiring Them To Buy Garments With Logo On

'The cost is just ridiculous.'<p>More than 500 parents have signed a petition against a school’s uniform policy, which they’ve branded “ridiculous”.<p>Kids at Redhill Academy in Nottinghamshire have allegedly been told that from September 2017, they will be required to wear trousers and skirts with the …

Education (UK)

Racist Petition Asks White High School Students To Join The ‘Kool Kids Klan’

Petition Asks White High School Students To Join Kool Kids KlanStudents at Arundel High School in Maryland are still in shock after a racist petition …

Education

Petition to Ban New British Comedy Skit Mocking ISIS Reaches 37,000 Signatures

Humor is under threat in the UK, and certain topics are being deemed off limits by an increasingly hypersensitive public outraged by politically …

Comedy

Petition Urges Coachella Headliners to Donate Proceeds to Pro-LBGTQ Groups

A new petition is urging Coachella headliners Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead to donate the proceeds from their performances at the festival to …

Festivals

Fan starts petition to have Future sing anthem at Falcons-Seahawks game

With the Atlanta Falcons hosting the Seattle Seahawks in a divisional playoff game Saturday, one fan decided it'd be funny to have Future perform the …

Atlanta Falcons

Perkasa urges PAS to start petition for Act 355

Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali (pictured) told PAS that getting signatures for a petition was better than organising a rally in support of the …

Malaysia

Project Hers makes a case for toilets in every home

Project Hers, a campaign conceptualised by Citizen Dentsu, is seeking public support for a petition addressed to the President of India to bring …

President of India

Petition calls on Shopify to cut ties with Breitbart

An online petition with more than 20,100 signatures is calling on Ottawa tech company Shopify to stop hosting part of the Breitbart News Network’s …

Donald Trump

Rallying support for economic fairness? Better chase off the needy

It is an odd quirk of human nature that humans do not always respond to the misfortunes of other humans in the most humane way.<p>A new study tosses some fresh experimental findings for that observation onto a mounting pile of research evidence. Among the affluent people in affluent neighborhoods, it …

The Arts

New Petition Pushes Kentucky School to Reinstate ‘Sexist’ Stallions Mascot

Last week, a Kentucky school district dropped a new high school’s Stallions mascot after an online petition claimed it was “inappropriate and …

Education

Petition At Change.Org Asking Marvel To Keep Digital Codes Exactly The Way They Are

Maybe Change.org should change their name to NoChange.org?Recently, Bleeding Cool covered a change at Marvel regarding their digital code programme …

Comics

AMLC ‘constitutional,’ Binay camp plea junked

THE Supreme Court (SC) has junked a petition filed by the camp of former Vice President Jejomar Binay challenging the constitutionality of the …

Philippines

Fans ask Disney: Make Leia your next official princess

Help her, Obi-Bob Iger. You're her only hope.<p>In the week following the passing of actor, writer, and mental health advocate Carrie Fisher, …

Walt Disney Company

UW Libs' Anti-YAF Petition Fails Spectacularly - Young America's Foundation

Late last month, liberals at the University of Wisconsin- Madison slapped together a pathetic petition asking the school to denounce its Young …

Wisconsin

Fans Launch Petition to Make Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia a Disney Princess

<i>Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher shared a bond like no other. Subscribe now for an inside look at Hollywood’s legendary mother-daughter duo — only</i> …

Walt Disney Company

Ugandan lawmakers petition ICC for investigation into "genocide" by army, police

KAMPALA (Reuters) - A group of Ugandan lawmakers have sent a petition to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to ask for an investigation into possible atrocities by security forces when they clashed with a tribal militia late last year.<p>According to an official toll, 62 people were killed in …

Africa

Petition calling for water export legislation launched after West Coast plan revealed

Mount Aspiring National Park.<p>The thought of billions of litres of New Zealand water being shipping overseas does not sit well with one Southland …

New Zealand

Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking CBI probe into Jayalalithaa’s death

The Supreme Court dismissed on Thursday a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister …

Supreme Court Reviewing Petition that could Significantly Curtail the Power of Obamas Most Powerful Agency

By Conservative Byte - 2017-01-04<p><b>The Supreme Court is considering curtailing the power of the CFPB, the Consume Financial Protection Bureau. The</b> …

Government

Kentucky High School Ditches Stallion Mascot After It’s Deemed Sexist

In Lexington, Kentucky, local school officials have caved to a massively underwhelming petition and ditched the mascot for a new school because some …

Women's News