Make Houston a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

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

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Houston 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 Houston, TX, call upon all Houston 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.


1-25 of 59 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
59 4.3 years ago Anonymous Houston, TX
58 4.4 years ago Chapman Clark Jr Los Angeles, CA
57 4.4 years ago Grea Alexander Houston, TX
56 4.4 years ago Jean Rothenberg Houston, TX I completely agree with the. Idiom in this petition of Houston as a safe city for all its citizens.
55 4.4 years ago Cesar Gonzalez Houston, TX
54 4.4 years ago Kara Graul Houston, TX
53 4.4 years ago Kenneth McDonald Houston, TX
52 4.4 years ago Anonymous Houston, TX
51 4.4 years ago Kevin Hancock Houston, TX
50 4.4 years ago Stephanie Stout Houston, TX
49 4.4 years ago Sarah Sands Houston, TX
48 4.4 years ago Sophia Vassilakidis Houston, TX
47 4.4 years ago Kim Bigley Houston, TX
46 4.4 years ago Lee Ann Chastain Eastsound, WA
45 4.4 years ago Nicholas De Santos Houston, TX
44 4.4 years ago Ira Dember Houston, TX
43 4.4 years ago Max Heffler Houston, TX
42 4.4 years ago Brant Kotch Houston, TX
41 4.4 years ago lauen kramer houston, TX We deplore any governmental action that targets people based on their ethnicity alone. We have been very happy with the presence of our Latino workers most of whom just want a chance to work hard a...
40 4.4 years ago Evelyn Sardina Houston, TX Can't believe that in this day and age we are still having to write about this. Republicans, Democrats and all else already knows that discrimination is unfair. I will stand up with any person diffe...
39 4.4 years ago Judith Campbell Houston, TX
37 4.4 years ago Malisa Janes Houston, TX
36 4.4 years ago ryan sciulli houston, TX
35 4.4 years ago Carroll Dartez Houston, TX
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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.