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.

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



1-25 of 118 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
118 2.3 years ago Andre Walter Austin, TX
117 2.3 years 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 2.3 years ago Michael Gomez Austin, TX
115 2.3 years ago Robert Dunkum Austin, TX Austin will continue to be a progressive city.
114 2.3 years ago karol mcmahan Austin, TX Back our sheriff, Sally Hernandez.
113 2.3 years ago Andrew Carroll Austin, TX
112 2.3 years ago Carolyn Soling Austin, TX
111 2.3 years ago Della Fernandez Austin, TX
110 2.3 years ago Anonymous Austin, TX
109 2.3 years ago Anonymous Austin, TX
108 2.3 years ago Jesus Pantel Austin, TX
107 2.3 years ago Anonymous Austin, TX
106 2.3 years ago Michael Grish Austin, TX
105 2.3 years ago Marilynn Hinton Austin, TX
104 2.3 years ago Ryan Gallagher Austin, TX
103 2.3 years ago Janet Roberts AUSTIN, TX
102 2.3 years ago Norman Smith LAKEWAY, TX
101 2.3 years ago steve lucas Austin, TX
100 2.3 years ago Sharon Elliott-Wakefield Austin, TX
99 2.3 years ago B Bonnell Austin, TX
98 2.3 years ago Lynne Smith Austin, TX Hate and fear shall not prevail. Love will make us great!
97 2.3 years ago Glenda Adkinson Austin, TX We must do the right thing for now and the future.
96 2.3 years ago Walter J. Machann Jr Austin, TX With meaningful actions!
95 2.3 years ago Anonymous Austin, TX
94 2.3 years 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.