Make Los Angeles a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

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

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, CA, call upon all Los Angeles 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.


26-50 of 137 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
112 1 year ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
111 1 year ago Mike Sinkov Los Angeles, CA
110 1 year ago Antonio Grijalva Los Angeles, CA
109 1 year ago Meleina Mayhew Los Angeles, CA
108 1 year ago Lawrence Green Los Angeles, CA
107 1 year ago Katherine Prince Los Angeles, CA
106 1 year ago MARTY BOSTIC Los Angeles, CA
105 1 year ago Janet Kennington Los Angeles, CA
104 1 year ago Elizabeth Hung LA, CA
103 1 year ago Ken Waldman Los Angeles , CA
102 1 year ago Irene Kang Los Angeles, CA
101 1 year ago Anonymous Granada Hills , CA
100 1 year ago James Perkins Los Angeles, CA
99 1 year ago Jim Ralston Los Angeles, CA
98 1 year ago Jeff Ellwood Los Angeles, CA
97 1 year ago Starla Hawkins Los Angeles, , CA
96 1 year ago Laura Zimmermann LOS ANGELES, CA
95 1 year ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL
94 1 year ago Anonymous Eugene, OR
93 1 year ago R Wells Los Angeles, CA
92 1 year ago O Lewis Los Angeles, CA
91 1 year ago Mads Bjerre Los Angeles, CA
90 1 year ago denise spampinato Los Angeles, CA
89 1 year ago CATHERINE OYSTER Los Angeles, CA
88 1 year ago Irma LAraneta Los Angeles, CA It is very significant that our local elected officials protect the rights and
dignities of all residents against bias or bigotry.
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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.