Make Charlotte a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

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

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Charlotte 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 Charlotte, NC, call upon all Charlotte 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.


26-40 of 40 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15 1 year ago Elnora Broadie Charlotte, NC
14 1 year ago Chris McBride Charlotte, NC
13 1 year ago Meredith Green Charlotte, NC
12 1 year ago Samantha S Charlotte , NC
11 1 year ago Marty Brownlow Charlotte, NC
10 1 year ago Eric Mcmanus Charlotte, NC
9 1 year ago Michelle Carr Charlotte, NC
8 1 year ago Helen Gardiner-Parks Charlotte , NC Lead with love, y'all.
7 1 year ago Anonymous Charlotte, NC A nation that gives dignity to people and tolerates their life choices is a true Democracy. We all count and all are worthy. I speak of those that harm none by their choice.
6 1 year ago Linda Levy Charlotte, NC I live and love the City of Charlotte and hope it will be a safe, welcoming city for everyone who wants to live here.
5 1 year ago sharleen solares glendale, NY
4 1 year ago Rachel Campbell Charlotte, NC We are all Americans and should all have the same rights. We the People demand all Citizens be treated equally without regard to race, religion, sex, familial status, and all other things that make ...
3 1 year ago Larry Hannon Charlotte, NC Please speak out against hate and bigotry!
2 1 year ago Debby Baker Charlotte, NC
1 1 year ago David Swanson Charlottesville, VA

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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.