Make Detroit a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

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

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Detroit 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 Detroit, MI, call upon all Detroit 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 34 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
34 4.3 years ago Arif Shakir 48204, MI
33 4.4 years ago Anonymous MI
32 4.4 years ago Louis Novak Dearborn Heights, MI Detroit must be a true Sanctuary City, just as it was for my grandparents.
31 4.4 years ago Mary Davis Detroit, MI
30 4.4 years ago Linda Honey Detroit , MI
29 4.4 years ago Susan Steigerwalt Detroit, MI for our humanity, we must
28 4.4 years ago Lauren Garner Detroit, MI
27 4.4 years ago Evans Pate Jr Detroit, MI
26 4.4 years ago Christine Tindall Detroit, MI
25 4.4 years ago Julia Goode Ann Arbor, MI
24 4.4 years ago Sheila Fenbert Fetroit, MI
23 4.4 years ago Toni Hamilton Detroit, MI
22 4.4 years ago William Rice Detroit, MI
21 4.4 years ago Barbara Harvey Detroit, MI
20 4.4 years ago john maxey detroit, MI
19 4.4 years ago Sharon BERNARD Detroit , MI Hurry & sign & act like a border city to Canada. Many Canadians shop & travel to Detroit & Michigan regularly.
18 4.4 years ago Joseph Maurer Detroit, MI
17 4.4 years ago Carole Kronberg Detroit, MI If our stellar councilwoman MaryAnn Mahaffey were still alive, this would be DONE already! IMO, it's SHAMEFUL that Detroit wasn't FIRST to declare itself a protector of refugees!
16 4.4 years ago Andrew Baron Detroit, MI
15 4.4 years ago Timothy Hanser DETROIT, MI
14 4.4 years ago Dianne Bragg Detroit, MI
13 4.4 years ago Anonymous Detroit, MI
12 4.4 years ago M Markham Detroit, MI
10 4.4 years ago Anonymous DETROIT, MI
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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.