Make Chicago a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

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

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Chicago 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 Chicago, IL, call upon all Chicago 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.

IT WORKS BEST IF YOU ONLY SIGN THIS PETITION IF YOU LIVE IN THIS CITY.



1-25 of 129 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
129 1 year ago J. Alessi Chicago, IL
128 1 year ago Judy Guggenheim Lubec, ME I have lived in Chicago for most of my life. I love its energy, vibrancy, openness, and intelligence derived directly from its sparkling international community. Thank you to my fellow Chicagoans an...
127 1 year ago Anonymous Chicago, IL
126 1 year ago Cathryn Bulicek Lincolnwood, IL
125 1 year ago Anonymous Chicago, IL Fear will not win!
124 1 year ago chanon williams Chicago, IL
123 1 year ago Pat Heidkamp Chicago, IL
122 1 year ago Heather Ervin Chicago, IL
121 1 year ago Elizabeth Lennon Chg, IL
120 1 year ago Rachael MacLagan Chicago , IL
119 1 year ago Ellen Domke Chicago , IL
118 1 year ago Gary Grice Chicago, IL
117 1 year ago David Posner Chicago, IL
116 1 year ago Vic Hunter Chicago, IL
115 1 year ago Bernard Graczyk Chicago, IL
114 1 year ago SAUL AGUIRRE Chicago, IL
113 1 year ago Mark Brooker Chicago, IL
112 1 year ago Marilyn Siddiqi Chicago, IL
111 1 year ago Bob Hagele Chicago, IL
110 1 year ago Merrie Thornburg Attica, IN
109 1 year ago Mary Ellen Meckley Chicago, IL
108 1 year ago Frank DiCristofano Chicago, IL
107 1 year ago Frank DiCristofano Chicago, IL
106 1 year ago Eldon Grossman Chicago, IL
105 1 year ago Anonymous Chicago, IL
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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.