Make Austin a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

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

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Austin 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 Austin, TX, call upon all Austin 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 118 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
118 1 year ago Andre Walter Austin, TX
117 1 year ago Joe Cooper Austin, TX We hold these truths to be self-evident . . . well, we used to, before the orange-haired, frequently-bankrupt megalomaniac "businessman" came on the scene. Now, apparently, we have to spell them ou...
116 1 year ago Michael Gomez Austin, TX
115 1 year ago Robert Dunkum Austin, TX Austin will continue to be a progressive city.
114 1 year ago karol mcmahan Austin, TX Back our sheriff, Sally Hernandez.
113 1 year ago Andrew Carroll Austin, TX
112 1 year ago Carolyn Soling Austin, TX
111 1 year ago Della Fernandez Austin, TX
110 1 year ago Anonymous Austin, TX
109 1 year ago Anonymous Austin, TX
108 1 year ago Jesus Pantel Austin, TX
107 1 year ago Anonymous Austin, TX
106 1 year ago Michael Grish Austin, TX
105 1 year ago Marilynn Hinton Austin, TX
104 1 year ago Ryan Gallagher Austin, TX
103 1 year ago Janet Roberts AUSTIN, TX
102 1 year ago Norman Smith LAKEWAY, TX
101 1 year ago steve lucas boca raton, FL
100 1 year ago Sharon Elliott-Wakefield Austin, TX
99 1 year ago B Bonnell Austin, TX
98 1 year ago Lynne Smith Austin, TX Hate and fear shall not prevail. Love will make us great!
97 1 year ago Glenda Adkinson Austin, TX We must do the right thing for now and the future.
96 1 year ago Walter J. Machann Jr Austin, TX With meaningful actions!
95 1 year ago Anonymous Austin, TX
94 1 year ago Nora Estlund Austin, 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.