Petitions

Call for 'scores on the doors' disability access ratings

<b>A "scores on the doors" system should be introduced to rate disabled access for surgeries, shops and restaurants, campaigners have said.</b><p>About 2,000 people have signed a petition calling for premises to be rated 0-5, in a similar scheme to the food hygiene rating.<p>Simon Green, who uses a wheelchair, …

News (Wales)

Here's how many people Nashville's pro-transit coalition says signed its petition

"I'm for transit, and I’m willing to help pay for it. We can’t afford to wait!" That's what Transit for Nashville — the coalition backing Mayor Megan …

Nashville

Vast majority of public backs ban on ivory sales

The public is overwhelmingly behind a ban on the sale of ivory, it has emerged.<p>There have been more than 60,000 responses to a public consultation on the Government's plans to ban the sale of ivory items, with the vast majority in favour of the prohibition, the Department for Environment, Food and …

Wildlife

'The Hill' Tweet Claims White House Will Drop Petition Website — The Only Problem? It's Not True

Just a few weeks ago, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders accused media outlets of being intentionally misleading in their reporting.<p>On …

Conservative View

Dumfries shop staff launch petition in fight to save their jobs

Staff at Next have already received nearly 2,000 signatures in bid to keep store in Dumfries.<p>Next staff in the Loreburne Centre at Dumfries are …

Scotland

Hero army dogs saved from death row after minister intervenes

Two hero army dogshave been rescued from a lethal injection after outcry from former soldiers who worked with the dogs sparked a nationwide campaign.<p>Foreign Office minister Sir Alan Duncan, who is a dog lover, was outraged by the fact that three dogs, who saved thousands of lives while serving with …

'We must keep on talking about what is still not happening' - Adele backs Grenfell Tower petition

The singer tweeted her support for a petition, which has attracted more than 10,000 signatures, calling for the appointment of individuals from a …

News (Ireland)

Atlanta City Council approves Emory annexation petition

It’s official: Emory University and several properties surrounding it will become part of the city of Atlanta on Jan. 1, 2018.<p>The annexation petition …

Atlanta

Tories ignore calls to ban dangerous therapies to 'cure' gay people

The Tories have once again rejected calls to ban dangerous gay conversion ‘therapies.’<p>The response comes after over 11,000 people signed an official …

Rights & Freedoms

McDonald's brings back this fan favourite after online petition - but UK misses out

It only took 635 signatures.<p>Australian fans of McDonald's sweet mustard dipping sauce have convinced the fast food giants to bring the flavour …

McDonald's

Wirral Tories submit official council petition signed by the SAME councillors as many as FOUR times

Wirral Tories could be investigated after submitting an official petition which appears to have been signed numerous times by the same councillors - …

Tel Aviv

Calls for ‘cruel’ electric dog collars to be banned

There are renewed calls for the use of electric dog collars to be banned in the UK<p>The ‘cruel’ devices have come under the spotlight following calls …

Manchester

Sign the petition: Sign the petition re: $72,781,300,000 for the 1%

Medicare, Medicaid, education, job programs, and all of the other great things that the government pays for deserve MORE funding from the richest …

Liberal View

Petition condemns Clemson’s response to ‘alt-right’ flyers posted on campus

A petition posted on change.org is calling for the administration at Clemson University to “condemn racism and hate” after “alt-right” flyers were …

Clemson University

Kenya: Presidential Petition - the Timeline

A voter casts ballot at St Peters Secondary School in Narok North Constituency on October 26, 2017.<p>opinion<p>Monday, October 6, marks the end of the …

IEBC

More than 20,000 people in the UK have now signed a petition to ban public use of fireworks

The creators claim that fireworks can "cause alarm, distress and anxiety to many people and animals".<p>As we approach Bonfire Night 2017, a petition …

Enjoy

Petition calls on MTA to drop ban on open strollers

A Brooklyn couple is spearheading an effort to allow open strollers on city busses.<p>Eran Livne and his wife say they're frustrated by the current ban …

MTA

Has your member of Congress received campaign support from the NRA?

#RejectTheNRA<p>The National Rifle Association has a financial chokehold on much of Congress. It’s one of the main reasons why, in the wake of mass …

Liberal View

Lansing Clerk says medical marijuana petition does not have enough valid signatures

<b>LANSING, Mich. (WILX)</b> Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope has determined the petition aimed at repealing the city's medical marijuana ordinance does not …

Cannabis

Petition to impeach UCD Student Union President Katie Ascough has been rejected

Returning Officer Stephen Devine, rejected the petition on Monday as he was concerned with its validity.<p>Over 1620 students signed the petition …

News (Ireland)

Uber is well on its way to gathering 1 million signatures in London petition

At the time of publication, nearly 750,000 people had signed the petition, with a goal to reach 1 million before it’s is handed over to London Mayor …

Uber

No, 30,000 scientists have not said climate change is a hoax

Climate change doubters have no patience for claims that the overwhelming number of climate researchers believe that humans are the driving factor. …

Climate

Is Antifa A Terrorist Group? Petition Calling On Trump To Label Group Domestic Terrorist Nets 200K Signatures

An effort to have Antifa listed as a domestic terrorist group is gaining considerable steam, with close to 200,000 people adding their signatures to …

Democratic Party

Petition to Recognize Antifa as Terrorist Organization Gets Tens of Thousands of Signatures

<i>Screenshot/Twitter</i><p>Antifa, which is a progressive, anti-fascist, anti-police hate group is making national headlines lately.<p>The disparate group of …

Antifa

College students petition to have Trump’s honorary degree revoked

”Students at Leigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, started a Change.org petition to have President Donald Trump’s honorary degree revoked. They feel as though Trump’s policies contradict the goals and values of the university.<p><b>Going against the grid</b><p>According to the petition, Trump’s campaign …

Conservative View

China issues working rules on handling public petitions

The Chinese authority that oversees the handling of public grievances has issued a document on working rules to deal with petitions.<p>Zhang Enxi, vice …

China

Sign the White House Petition

Help us get National Concealed Carry Reciprocity, so permit holders can carry in all states!<p>The petition below, which is on the White House website, …

Guns

Schoolgirl behind petition calling for end to daily prayers says 'religion should be kept outside school'

The Church in Wales has responded after a petition - put forward by two schoolgirls - calling for an end to compulsory daily prayers in school won …

News (Wales)

Amazon Customers Petition for Bitcoin Payment Option

Amazon has been in the news a lot lately, thanks to their constantly improving technology prowess and their acquisition spree in the retail scene. …

Cryptocurrency

Petition Requesting Investigation of Expedia and Trip Advisor Circulates Among Homeowners

“We urge you to hold hearings on the duopolistic practices of Expedia and Trip Advisor,” states the petition. “Since Expedia bought the host of …

TripAdvisor