Petitions

Ashoka University Forced Its 3 Employees To Resign For Signing Kashmir Petition, Reveal Emails

Months after three employees - two managers and one professor - of Ashoka University resigned for allegedly signing a petition against Burhan Wani's …

Jammu and Kashmir

More than 50,000 Petition Potter Scribe to Take in Muslim Refugees

While not quite a Hogwarts bestseller, it’s a significant achievement nonetheless. A petition calling for ultra-liberal <i>Harry Potter</i> author J.K. …

Refugees

Opinion: Election Nullification Petition Is Distributed To SCOTUS Justices

*The following is a column by R Muse*<p>Last month three Americans filed a petition with the Supreme Court of the United States for a “<i>writ of mandamus</i>” …

Government

Petition calls for Obama to run for office in France

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)<p>Barack Obama might not be the most popular President among a certain segment of America, but the French are …

Barack Obama

The 'absurd' parliamentary rule that requires 4000 printed sheets

Within a modern democracy, when does the weight of voices become an unsavoury burden?<p>The moment may have arrived for the NSW Parliament, which will …

Australian News

State appeals court dismisses Plano officials from lawsuit | Plano

The court went on to say in its ruling that "the City Secretary's duty under section 7.03 is clear: the secretary must present the petition to the …

Law

Petition calls on Obama to run for president in France

There’s only one problem: he’s not French<p>Amid a presidential campaign that has been marred by scandal, conspiracy theories, and the spectre of a new far-right leader, disillusioned French voters have called for an outsider to join the race: Barack Obama.<p>A petition launched on Monday calls on the …

France

VisionChina Media facing petition to wind up company

Out-of-home advertising firm VisionChina Media (VISN -14.6%) has gotten a petition from former shareholders of Digital Media Group asking for an …

Business

Woman sent home from work for not wearing heels wins debate in parliament

A bid to make it illegal for companies to require women to wear high heels at work will be debated by MPs in less than two weeks’ time, the …

UK News

Petition against cervical screening changes 'woefully misinformed', says AMA

A petition claiming changes to cervical screening will put women's lives at risk is "woefully misinformed and misguided", the head of the Australian …

Cancer

White House Petition Demanding Trump Release Tax Returns Gets Over 1 Million Signatures

It's unclear if the White House will respond.<p>A petition on the White House website demanding the immediate release of President Donald Trump’s tax returns received more than 1 million signatures.<p>The petition, which closed Sunday, asks the federal government to “immediately release Donald Trump’s …

Government

Hollywood's Biggest Oscar Party Should Make a Statement, Petition Says

The Academy Awards show this year is likely to be accompanied by a significant amount of dissent. A group led by Najee Ali of Project Islamic Hope …

Los Angeles

Petition calls on federal government to act on migrant crisis

Canadians for Welcoming Refugees wants federal government to suspend Safe Third Country Agreement<p>A national petition launched by a Calgary lawyer is …

Immigration

Repeal NFA petition ends with 250K signatures, Hughes falls short

A participant enjoys the Knob Creek Shooting Range’s machine gun shoot. (<i>Photo: Knob Creek</i>)A “We the people” petition for the federal government to …

Guns

Make tacos the 'national' food of Texas, petition says | Texana

A new change.org petition wants Texans to embrace a new official state symbol: the taco.<p>Launched by taco author and journalist Mando Rayo, the …

Texas

No investigation into Chestermere city council

The province has decided not to pursue an investigation into Chestermere City Council after reviewing a petition signed by almost 5,500 …

City Politics

Finland strikes down petition opposing upcoming legalisation of same-sex marriages

A 2014 legislation, allowing same-sex marriages, is due to come into force on 1 March.<p>The Finnish parliament has rejected a citizens petition to …

LGBTQ

Finnish MPs discuss repealing same-sex marriage days before it becomes law

Finland's parliament was on Thursday set to debate repealing a law allowing same-sex marriage, acting in response to a citizens' petition just two weeks before the law was due to come into force.<p>The law, passed in 2014 by the previous parliament, will end the distinction between same-sex unions and …

Equality

Petition calls for end to 'no pets' policies in rental housing

Non-profit housing group says removing power to ban pets would be a 'challenge'<p>Victoria activists are calling for new provincial legislation to …

Housing

Phoenix turns down petition to adopt sanctuary-city status

The Latest on a proposal for Phoenix to adopt sanctuary city status (all times local):<p>6:25 p.m.<p>The Phoenix City Council has turned down a petition to …

Immigration

Annoying principled friend wants you to sign yet another petition

<b>A TIRESOME friend wants you to take two seconds to help yet another persecuted group of people and or animals.</b><p>For what must be the fourth time in …

British Humour

The British government rejects an anti-Trump petition

The British government has slapped down a petition asking it to cancel U.S. President Donald Trump ’s state visit to the U.K.<p>The petition, which has …

Europe

How Change.org Became an Unlikely Haven for Movie Pirates

The war on illegal file sharing has pushed pirates into some unlikely places, but perhaps none are as incongruous as popular online advocacy website …

Conservative POV

About a petition to bring Nioh to PC

By <b>Sillicur</b> at Sunday, February 12, 2017 10:16:44 AM<p>Nioh the best game I have ever played. It is an absolute masterpiece, but there is one negative - …

PlayStation

Dubs delivers petition to No 10 and condemns child refugee 'cop-out'

Pressure increases on Theresa May as religious leaders join Lord Dubs in protest about sudden closure of lone child scheme<p>Theresa May has come under continued pressure to reopen the UK scheme to accept lone child refugees as the Labour peer Alf Dubs delivered a petition condemning its sudden …

Refugees

Molested by Porters, Wheelchair-Bound Woman Starts Petition to Make Railways Disabled-Friendly

Virali Modi, now in her mid-20s, has been in a wheelchair for over a decade after being paralysed at the age of 13. While she hasn't allowed her …

Transportation

VPD plans to participate in Pride, despite Black Lives Matter petition

The Vancouver Pride Parade is still months away, but there's already controversy brewing over the involvement of the city's police force.<p>For the …

Pride

Clayton chamber says Centene development initiative could be 'most restrictive' in the country

The Clayton Chamber of Commerce is opposing an initiative petition that would give the city's voters a say over large developments like the …

St. Louis

Jiah Khan case: Bombay HC dismisses Rabia's plea against CBI chargesheet, trial to commence soon

<b>Mumbai:</b> The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Rabia Khan, mother of late actor Jiah Khan, challenging the Central Bureau of …

Celebrity News (India)

Time Running Out to Save Laurelwood Bookstore

By Andy Meek<p>Updated 2:39PM<p>After about four weeks of gathering signatures for a petition to try and keep The Booksellers at Laurelwood from closing …

Memphis