Shortly after the Vick book signing events were announced, a Care2 Petition was created asking the book seller not to host the tour for Vick, who is infamous for dog-fighting.
In addition to thousands of signatures on the petition, outraged dog lovers flooded the Barnes & Noble Facebook page demanding that the bookseller cancel Vick's appearances.
Much to the dismay of those making the requests, the tour was not cancelled by Barnes & Noble, but rather, by Vick's own publisher.
Today, the petition states:
The Petition was very successful, and all book signings for Michael Vick at Barnes & Noble were cancelled! Thanks everyone for your help with this effort!
Whether or not the petition was actually responsible for the cancellation of the tour remains unknown.
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