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Petition to WI Governor to Pardon Brendan Dassey and Steven Avery

  Brendan Dassey was 16 when he gave an unreliable, uncorroborated and inconsistent set of statements about a crime, details of which were provided to him by those interviewing him. His youth and cognitive and social limitations made him extremely sensitive to suggestibility, making his confession a text book example of a false coerced confession.   Steven Avery, already proven to have been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for a rape case, had a civil suit of $36 million for his wrongful con

Created: 2018-11-05

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 32 8
2020 14 4

Stop plans to build homes on Green Belt at Lye Green Nr Chesham

Chiltern District & South Bucks District Councils are jointly preparing a Local Plan until 2036.  Part of the proposal is to expand the town of Chesham by building new homes of which 900 are proposed to be built on agricultural land currently designated as Green Belt on the NE of Chesham at a hamlet called Lye Green. The Lye Green community fears these plans, if adopted, will (amongst many other things) result in: Significant damage to the openness and visual appearance of the area, which is

Created: 2016-11-15

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 1703 1694
2020 4 4

Petition for a Compulsory Public Path Creation Order for paths at the Fort Gilkicker Site, Gosport, Hampshire.

We, the undersigned, would like to petition Gosport Borough Council to make a compulsory Public Path Creation Order over the paths surrounding the Fort Gilkicker ‘the Fort’ both belonging to the current developer Fort Gilkicker Developments Ltd and Gosport Borough Council. These paths are shown on the attached plan and include: Military Road, from Gilkicker Gate on Fort Road to the start of the promenade by Gosport Angling Club and the path going from the Fort’s   Entrance around the Fort. Gospo

Created: 2018-09-14

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 134 126
2020 3 3

Bring BTS to Glasgow and in general UK(United Kingdom) for a concert

ARMYS of BTS we all know what it's like to not be able to see or meet BTS. But we also can't see them in a concert so if you are like me and want BTS to come to Glasgow and other parts of the UK(United Kingdom) please sign this petitions to show BigHit Entertainment. That there are a lot of ARMYS in Glasgow to who would also love to see them live in person.   ARMY fighting!!

Created: 2017-01-19

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 58 56
2020 3 3

Nigel Farage - Special Ambassador to represent the United Kingdom

  Nigel Farage has proven to be a successful and influential politician throughout the world. He has proven himself in Brexit and to the American People. Now it's time to turn the page and get on with making Our Countries Great Again.  The US president-elect, Donald Trump, has suggested that the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, should be the UK’s ambassador to the US. “Many people would like to see @Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States,” Trump tweeted on Monda

Created: 2016-11-24

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 41 34
2020 3 3

Give us back the Artemis legacy of bow hunting

Fellow bow hunters, sign the petition to make bow hunt in Greece legal again! Throughout the 5 millennium history of the ancient Greeks until now, bow and arrows have always been linked to the survival of humans. The ancient hunting tradition of archery and the sporting achievements of archers in ancient Olympia are our legacy from our ancestors. But today, archery is outlawed. Why? Who has the right to deprive us of our ancient customs and of our grandparents' heritage?Nowadays, the only legal

Created: 2019-12-27

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 302 6
2020 136 2

Save dial a ride

Last week dial a ride was 30 years old. Over the past 30 years it has provided transport at a reasonable cost for the elderly and disabled of the local area. They are now struggling for funds as council funding was withdrawn 3 years ago. If we don't act now dial a ride will not reach 31 years. If dial a ride is important to you or anyone you know please sign this petition 

Created: 2019-11-19

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 46 43
2020 2 2

Stop World Taekwondo from using new dobok in Tokyo 2020

We, the participants of taekwondo, around the world, OBJECT to the use of this dobok and respectfully petition World Taekwondo to preserve the integrity and tradition of our martial art and NOT USE this dobok in the Olympic Games.

Created: 2019-09-28

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 3139 241
2020 7 2

Much tighter controls around gambling with in the UK

I'm a gambling addict and  have been for 20 years , im what you call a escapism gambler , I can go months with out Gambling but when I do it's devastating , I loose everything and it's something I can't control, it's only now that I'm getting therapy I can understand this more, there are huge links between mental health(personally disdorders) and gambling, there is tight advertising rules around cigarettes and Alcahol but not gambling, with the rise of mental health awareness I urge everyone to

Created: 2019-07-22

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 26 22
2020 2 2

Nominate John Bercow for a knighthood.

The Speaker of The House of Commons is intended to be a representative and servant of the will of parliament. As such the current speaker John Bercow is bravely, but quite correctly, prioritising the will of MPs over deference to the government, thus provoking the wrath of the Prime Minister and her supporters. There are rumours that he will thus be denied a peerage when he retires from the Commons that would break a tradition dating back 230 years: former Commons Speakers are automatically offe

Created: 2019-01-18

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 100 83
2020 2 2