Category - petition

  • 5 Jun 2013

    The 'War on Welfare' e-government petition, which has amassed over 40,000 signatories, but needs 100,000 to be able to seek a parliamentary debate, is organising a 'tweetathon' on Thursday 6th June to add to the momentum of the campaign.

  • 23 Nov 2012

    The Ugandan Parliament is set to pass a brutal law that could carry the death penalty for homosexuality, and campaigners are lobbying hard against it.

  • 31 Oct 2012

    Supporters have until 10am tomorrow (1 November 2012) to sign an important petition on the 'government direct' website to stop and review the cuts to benefits and services which are falling disproportionately on disabled people, their carers and families.

  • 29 May 2008

    Male clergy, deans, retired bishops and lay members of the Church of England are being urged to sign an online petition calling for legislation to end discrimination against women in the Church and allow the appointment of women bishops.

  • 4 Oct 2007

    The internet has played a major role in galvanising solidarity on behalf of the repressed democracy movement in Burma. Now bloggers in the UK and elsewhere are joining in on the action.

  • 20 Jan 2007

    A group of US clergy and lay people have launched an online petition drive to urge the Southern Methodist University to drop its current bid to house the George W. Bush Presidential Library, which they say will link the respected institutional too closely with the profile of a politician whose policies have been actively opposed by many mainstream American Christians - and who has consciously rebuffed UMC leaders.