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 10 months ago Arif Shakir Detroit, MI
33 10 months ago Anonymous MI
32 10 months ago Lou Novak Detroit, MI Detroit must be a true Sanctuary City, just as it was for my grandparents.
31 11 months ago Mary Davis Detroit, MI
30 11 months ago Linda Honey Detroit , MI
29 11 months ago Susan Steigerwalt Detroit, MI for our humanity, we must
28 11 months ago Lauren Garner Detroit, MI
27 11 months ago Evans Pate Jr Detroit, MI
26 11 months ago Christine Tindall Detroit, MI
25 11 months ago Julia Goode Detroit, MI
24 11 months ago Sheila Fenbert Fetroit, MI
23 11 months ago toni Hamitlon Detroit, MI
22 11 months ago William Rice Detroit, MI
21 11 months ago Barbara Harvey Detroit, MI
20 11 months ago john maxey detroit, MI
19 11 months ago Sharon BERNARD Detroit , MI Hurry & sign & act like a border city to Canada. Many Canadians shop & travel to Detroit & Michigan regularly.
18 11 months ago Joseph Maurer Detroit, MI
17 11 months 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 11 months ago Andrew Baron Detroit, MI
15 11 months ago Timothy Hanser DETROIT, MI
14 11 months ago Dianne Bragg Detroit, MI
13 11 months ago Anonymous Detroit, MI
12 11 months ago M M Detroit, MI
10 11 months 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.