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  • Childbirth advocates petition hospital not to ban VBACs
    Childbirth advocates petition hospital not to ban VBACs
    Wisconsin's Hudson Hospital has announced that it plans to stop providing VBAC (vaginal birth after a Cesarean) as an option at the end of August, and childbirth advocates are working to change its mind.Local childbirth advocates say Hudson...
  • Is Facebook Listening
    Is Facebook listening to your conversations?
    It seems Facebook can’t catch a break these days. On May 21, 2014, Facebook shared with the world their newest app, which would allow users a quicker way to add more to their status update experience.However, petitions are in circulation to...
  • Vatican dove attacked by a crow
    Petitions fly fast, animal rights activits tell Pope Francis no more peace doves
    Last week, tens of thousands of onlookers watched in horror as Pope Francis released two peace doves from his window at the Vatican - only to have them almost torn apart immediately by two other birds, a seagull and a crow.Eventually both doves...
  • Survey
    What should Obama talk about at SOTU? OFA wants to know
    The discontent between the Obama promise of transparency and the reality of opacity is nowhere more visible than the silly petition page on the White House website. When the page, titled “We the People: Your Voice in Government,” was...
  • Do Online Petitions Really Work?
    Do Online Petitions Really Work?
    You can't go a day on social media without seeing some sort of online petition that is shared by your friends or family. Maybe you're one of those people who constantly signs them. But do they really work? In short...yes.But don't...
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    WALA-TV's petition for building another bridge over Mobile Bay
    During the local 5:00 p.m. news program WALA-TV produced on Wednesday, November 6th, their news reporter Steve Alexander Ozenovich mentioned his station's petition to the Federal Highway Administration that supports the idea of building a new...
  • In honor of the IRS, the Most Idiotic White House Petition Competition begins
    In honor of the IRS, the Most Idiotic White House Petition Competition begins
    A recent review of the White House petitions website revealed a petition which could, if President Barack Obama was to actually review and approve it, actually result in a popular uprising.Naturally, this petition involves the IRS….getting...
  • Egyptians protest
    Egyptian protesters attack the Muslim Brotherhood
    Egyptian protesters have taken to the streets and have begun attacking and burning Muslim Brotherhood offices throughout the country. In a show of support, President Obama has sent 400 riot trained troops into Cairo to aid the Muslim Brotherhood...
  • Whitehouse.gov petitions for Snowden pardon exceeds 100,000 signatures
    Whitehouse.gov petitions for Snowden pardon exceeds 100,000 signatures
    Whitehouse.gov petitions to pardon Edward Snowden now exceeds 100,000 signatures. The National Security Agency whistleblower is called a "national hero" in the petition. According to The Christian Science Monitor on June 25, 2013, it is...
  • Kraft Mac and Cheese ingredients banned outside U.S.
    Kraft Mac and Cheese ingredients banned outside U.S.
    Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. There’s no denying that we’ve all had it and we all love it; it says so right on the box. Not only do us grownups enjoy it, our kids devour it! Who can blame them, really? It’s cheesy, gooey, and gleams...
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    WALA-TV credits their petition for passage of state legislation
    On Wednesday, June 5th, WALA-TV broadcast a report during their local 9:00 p.m. newscast in which their Internet petition supporting the idea of increasing penalties against acts of cruelty to animals besides humans (such as dogs and cats) in...
  • Petitions and campaigns—like this one that opposes tax increases—are a great way for people to peacefully make needed changes in society.
    All about Change.org
    Change.org is a website that allows people to post petitions and gain support for causes that they believe in. Change.org operates online as a site where campaigns can create petitions and share them easily through virtual means. World famous...
  • Petitions are forms that people sign in order to show support of a particular issue. Change.org has their petitions online making it easier for them to be shared and signed globally.
    Review: Change.org
    Change.org is a website that enables people to post petitions and gain support for causes that they believe in. The site’s mission is to inspire social change and the subject matter of its petitions range from human and animal rights issues...
  • Lush against Animal testing
    Montreal animal advocates protest at L'Oreal Warehouse Sale
    May 26, 2013 – A group of animal advocates protests at The L'Oreal Warehouse sale in Ville Saint-Laurent. On the Facebook Event, it is explained that the motive for the protest is because the company continues to use animals to develop...
  • This family of geese is among the 600 birds that two petitions are striving to save.
    Signing petitions and saving geese
    America prides itself on being a country in which free speech is a right of every citizen. To that end, people are allowed to band together and fight for what they believe in. Public petitions have done much to help society in the past. For...